Real-life Lessons in Bank Credit

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Everitt Middle School is partnering with Young Americans Bank to give 7th and 8th grade students real-world experience in bank credit.  This past month in Mr. Lay’s Honors Algebra 1 class, 27 students each applied for a $100 loan. To qualify for a loan, students first presented to Bank Vice President Tijuan Harvey. Each student explained how he/she would use …

Meet a Board Member: AJ Hammerstein, CO-Chair

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A new school year means a new Youth Advisory Board at Young Americans!  This month, we are thrilled to introduce you to one of the Youth Board Co-Chairs, AJ Hammerstein, who is a Senior at East High School. AJ’s first encounter with Young Americans Center for Financial Education was his 5thgrade field trip to Young AmeriTowne.  AJ wanted to be …

Concept of the Month: Are You Credit Ready?

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You’ve probably noticed that most adults have a credit card.  But you might be surprised to learn that many adults don’t use a credit card responsibly!  Young Americans Bank wants to help you understand what credit is and how YOU can use a credit card responsibly.  Then, we want to help you decide if you’re ready for a credit card! …

Beat from the Branch: Trunk or Treat Green Valley Ranch

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Come join Young Americans Bank on our annual Trunk-or-Treat!  This family friendly event will consist of funny to scary costumes, delicious Treats & Candy and fun games.  We would love to see as many monsters, superheroes, princesses, and all other costumes as possible.  This year’s Trunk-or-Treat will be held at the Evie Dennis Campus.  Don’t miss out on this fun …

Beat from the Branch: Find Halloween Treats at the Belmar Boo!

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Yeah! Its sweater weather season, meaning all of our favorite fall traditions should be arriving soon! This year, the Belmar Branch of Young Americans Bank is starting a new tradition: we are super excited to be part of Belmar Boo! It will be held at the Belmar Shopping Plaza (464 South Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80226) from 11am to 2pm.  Come …

70 20 10

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A question we hear a lot at Young Americans Bank is, “How much money should you save?”  This month we bring you our thoughts, and tips for how to save more wisely! When you’re thinking about how much to save, it’s helpful to think of these percentages: 70 – Spend! Spend 70 percent of your money. 20 – Save! Save …