JA of Greater Washington Announces Winners of 2017 Junior Achievement Essay Competition Sponsored by Mr. David Rubenstein

JA of Greater Washington Announces Winners of 2017 Junior Achievement Essay Competition Sponsored by Mr. David Rubenstein

Today, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington announced the winners of the 2017 Junior Achievement Essay Competition. This year's competition was intense, as over 1,100 qualified answered this year's question: "Several great entrepreneurs, including Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, dropped out of college before getting their degrees. How important do you think a college education is to your future success?"

Financial Literacy Month Survey: Only Half of Teens Say Gaining Financial Independence from Parents is a Goal for the Future

Financial Literacy Month Survey: Only Half of Teens Say Gaining Financial Independence from Parents is a Goal for the Future

A new survey by Junior Achievement USA and AIG finds that only half of teens cite becoming financially independent of parents as one of their future goals. The 2018 JA Teens & Personal Finance Survey offers insight into how this generation is thinking about and planning for their financial future while emphasizing the value of financial literacy and personal finance programs.

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fourth consecutive time that Junior Achievement of Greater Washington has earned this top distinction.

The Arlington Catholic Herald: Students spend a ‘day of adulthood’ at Finance Park

The Arlington Catholic Herald: Students spend a ‘day of adulthood’ at Finance Park

Paying bills, budgeting and taking out a loan is a ton of fun. At least, that's what middle school students think after spending a day at Junior Achievement Finance Park in Fairfax. For weeks ahead of the field trip, students learn about personal finance. Then, their skills are tested at the park.