Financial Literacy Month sponsored by Junior Achievement and Commerce Bank

Financial Literacy Month sponsored by Junior Achievement and Commerce Bank

Financial Literacy Month is sponsored by Commerce Bank and Junior Achievement of Central Illinois in partnership with Heart of Illinois ABC.

Monday, March 26th 2018, 8:01 am CDT by Tim Shelley
What are teens thinking about when it comes to their finances?

What are teens thinking about when it comes to their finances?

The 2018 JA Teens & Personal Finance Survey results have been released.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 10:39 am CDT by Jessica Cook
Junior Achievement Teens & Personal Finance Study

Junior Achievement Teens & Personal Finance Study

In March of 2018, Junior Achievement USA and AIG surveyed 1,000 teens between the ages of13 and 18 to gain a better understanding of their perceptions as they relate to personal financeand financial decision making. The findings of that research are summa

Monday, April 16th 2018, 4:16 pm CDT by Tim Shelley
Financial Literacy Month: Can money truly buy happiness?

Financial Literacy Month: Can money truly buy happiness?

Can money buy happiness? It's an age-old question that keeps people talking. We may never have a true answer to that question. But it does help steer the conversation into how mental health and financial literacy are connected. One in five adults in the U

Tuesday, April 10th 2018, 1:20 pm CDT by Tim Shelley
Living below your means and having a budget could be the key to being debt free

Living below your means and having a budget could be the key to being debt free

Chances are you know someone who is in debt, whether from credit cards, student loans or their mortgage. A local professor says you won't get out of debt unless it's intentional.

Tuesday, April 3rd 2018, 8:41 am CDT by Jessica Cook
Financial Literacy: Do you know how to manage your money?

Financial Literacy: Do you know how to manage your money?

Knowing how to manage your money can help in all aspects of life. Junior Achievement programs start in kindergarten, working to make sure students start learning the importance of financial literacy at a young age.

Tuesday, March 27th 2018, 11:01 am CDT by Jessica Cook