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Halloween Fun at Young Americans Bank

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Being a bank that’s just for kids means we take Halloween very seriously around here.  Halloween is seriously fun!  Young Americans Bank invites you to participate in any or all of the exciting events we have planned: Spirit Week at Young Americans Bank From Thursday, October 24 through Thursday, October 31, Young Americans Bank staff will be wearing their favorite …

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Concept of the Month: Interested in Interest?

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Saving your money with compound interest is just like planting seeds and watching them grow! Interest is free money the bank gives you for having your money in the bank. Compound interest is free money the bank gives you in addition to the money they already added quarterly (every 3 months).  Regular Interest: Simple interest is based on the principal amount …

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Concept of the Month: Let’s Take a Money Adventure!

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You may already know some interesting facts about our own U.S. currency, such as:  $ The people and symbols that appear on our currency  $ The materials our coins and cash are made of  $ The shapes and sizes of our coins and cash  But how much do you know about money from other countries? Foreign currency can be very …

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Concept of the Month: Nine Common Tools for Investing

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Bonds, CDs, futures, oh my!  There are so many investing terms out there, it’s hard to know what’s-what.  This month, we break down nine common tools to help you understand what investing is all about! Bonds A bond is an IOU. By buying bonds, the bondholder lends money to a company or a government. In return, the borrower promises to …

Meet a Board Member: Tamara Doi Beck, Senior Vice President and Director, Public Funds & Taft-Hartley Plans at Northern Trust Asset Management

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This month, Young Americans Center for Financial Education would like to introduce someone who has been involved with hands-on financial education for years: current Young Americans Center Board Member and former Young Americans Bank customer, Tamara Doi Beck. Growing up in north Denver, Tamara Doi Beck was one Young Americans Bank’s first customers when it opened in 1987.  Tamara remembers bringing her …