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JA Community Day

Teach your teenagers real-world money management skills

Put your teenagers on the path to financial success: Junior Achievement (JA) Community Day, powered by BECU, is designed to teach real-world money management skills.

Budgeting and money management – arguably the most important and universal skills needed to navigate the world today – aren't always taught in schools. Instead of letting kids get a crash course as they leave the nest, prep them with a few basic skills at JA Community Day. 

Parents and teens (ages 13–18) will learn study different financial decisions, consider the options available, and construct a budget, all based on a specific life scenario. Students will visit the 14 local businesses set up in the Junior Achievement Finance Park  to learn about and factor in decisions about health care providers, real estate, car dealerships, home improvements, banks, supermarkets, restaurants, stoke brokers, and utilities. 

Date

Saturday, November 5
9 am–4 pm
Lunch will be provided

Cost

FREE

Who Can Come

Parents and their teens (ages 13–18) only. A parent/guardian must remain in attendance. 

Where

Junior Achievement World 
1610 Perimeter Rd SW
Auburn, WA 98001
Located near the Super Mall right off Hwy 167 & Hwy 18

What to Expect

  • Create a successful family budget using hypothetical life situations
  • Decide how to manage your money based on income
  • Learn helpful money management skills

Space is limited – please register for this event only if you can ensure attendance. Due to the collaborative nature of this event, a minimum of 15 families are needed to hold the event. There's also a maximum capacity of 50 families. A parent/guardian must remain in attendance.