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Meet Youth Advisory Board Members: Angelina Akdis and Evan Stubbs

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Two seniors from Kent Denver School are serving on this year's Youth Advisory Board. Angelina Akdis and Evan Stubbs. Angelina is a Student Leader at Kent Denver, as well as President of the school's Fashion Club. She has written articles about financial literacy for her school's business newsletter and is a Mathnasium math tutor. As an outreach facilitator at Urban Angels, Angelina ...
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Sponsor Spotlight: State Farm Supports Crucial Send-a-School Scholarship Program

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State Farm is committed to being a good neighbor by building safer, stronger and better educated communities. This makes them the perfect partner organization for the work being done at Young Americans Center for Financial Education. State Farm supports programs like Young AmeriTowne that provide youth with tools and resources to set them up for future success in business and ...
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Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Winner: Andrew Kurtz

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Andrew Kurtz (age 16) is the owner of A Designs, and winner of the 2021 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 16-21 Age Category. Andrew Kurtz of A Designs, Age 16, Winner of YouthBiz Stars 16-21 age category Andrew has faced some major health challenges in recent years, so two years ago he started making cards to distract himself and fill the ...
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Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Winner: Hannah Doolittle

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Hannah Doolittle of Simply Denver Soap Co., Age 13, Winner of YouthBiz Stars 12-15 age category Hannah Doolittle (age 13) is the owner of Simply Denver Soap Co., LLC and winner of the 2021 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 12-15 Age Category. Pre-pandemic, sales of Hannah’s all-natural handmade soap were primarily in-person. When those sales opportunities dried up due to COVID, ...
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Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Winner: Tuff Glasmann

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Tuff Glasmann (age 8) is the owner of Tuff's Ranch and winner of the 2021 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 6-11 Age Category. Tuff Glasmann of Tuff's Ranch, age 8, winner of 2021 YouthBiz Stars 6-11 age category As long as Tuff can remember, he always wanted to be a farmer. At the age of three years, his appetite geared only ...
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Meet Youth Advisory Board Members: Emma Seneshen and Hannah Reyes

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Last month, you were introduced to Ashley Dunn and Andrew Rusin, Co-Chairs for the Youth Advisory Board. Emma Seneshen and Hannah Reyes also serve on the Youth Advisory Board. Emma is a senior at St. Mary’s Academy where she serves as president of the Investment Club which is responsible for managing a $25,000 portfolio. The Club meets weekly to discuss current …

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Meet Youth Advisory Board Members: Ashley Dunn and Andrew Rusin, Youth Advisory Board Co-Chairs

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Bill Daniels liked having youth involved during development of the bank and new products. He valued their opinions and wanted their “stamp of approval.” Bill loved the Youth Advisory Board and treated them as knowledgeable and valuable board members. Over the next several months, you'll be introduced to each this year's Youth Advisory Board members. Their participation is always enlightening ...
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Concept of the Month: Investment Info and Stock Market IQ

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Have you ever wondered what the stock market is and how it works? When people buy stock, they actually buy a small portion of a company (like Mattel, Kellogg’s, Nintendo, Disney or Apple), and when they perform well, the stock becomes more valuable. When companies do poorly, however, stock value declines. When you sell a stock whose value has increased, ...