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Bristol County Savings Bank awards $346K to nonprofits in R.I., Mass.

PAWTUCKET – Bristol County Savings Bank, through its charitable foundation, recently awarded $62,760 to nine nonprofit organizations in Pawtucket and Providence, part of $346,160...

Junior Achievement of Rhode Island named peak performer

LEE LEWIS is the president of Junior Achievement of Rhode Island, a Warwick-based nonprofit that provides K-12 students with skills and knowledge in workforce...

Survey: Teens temper financial goals

WARWICK – The top financial goal for the future for more than 60% of teenagers simply is to get a full-time job, while more...

Teachers need community’s help

As a society, we cannot underestimate the impact of teachers on all of our lives.Every day, teachers are shaping our future. But are we...
STUDENTS AND STAFF visit exhibits of businesses at the Junior Achievement of Rhode Island's JA Inspire Career Fair at the R.I. Convention Center in December 2018. / COURTESY JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF RHODE ISLAND

Junior Achievement of Rhode Island earns Peak Performance Team Award

WARWICK – Junior Achievement of Rhode Island was recognized Wednesday by parent organization Junior Achievement USA with the 2017-18 Peak Performance Team Award, honoring...

The disconnect between education and career readiness and how to fix...

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question most of us were asked in our youth, and over the...

Carmody named Junior Achievement of Rhode Island board chair

SUZANNE CARMODY, senior vice president and head of core banking sourcing for Citizens Bank, was elected as board chairman of Junior Achievement of Rhode...
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT VOLUNTEERS deliver programs to high school students. / COURTESY JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

Survey: Cost of college unclear, out of reach for many college-bound...

WARWICK – Many college freshmen and high school students on the threshold of college are unprepared to manage and pay for the cost of...
EIGHT RHODE ISLAND-BASED nonprofit organizations will share $140,000 of the $1.5 million recently donated nationwide by Citizens Bank to increase financial literacy. From left, Keith Kelly, president, Citizens Bank Rhode Island; Tony Maione, CEO, United Way of Rhode Island; Barbara Cottam, head of corporate affairs, Citizens Bank; and R.I. Treasurer Seth Magaziner. / COURTESY CITIZENS BANK

8 local nonprofits benefit from Citizens financial literacy campaign

PROVIDENCE – In an effort to increase financial literacy in the Ocean State, eight Rhode Island-based nonprofit organizations will share $140,000 of the $1.5...

Investing in our public schools

The recent conversation around investing in Rhode Island’s schools has largely been focused on school infrastructure and how the state will afford these needed...
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