Making $ense of Money

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Have you ever wondered what your 5th or 6th grader might do when they get a job and start paying for all the necessities in life? Look no further than the Money$ense Saturday event we hosted on April 19th. Though the group in attendance was small, the lessons learned were mighty, if not permanent. Luck of the draw The day started …

April: Classes and Celebrations

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April is Financial Literacy Month, which means it’s always really busy around Young Americans.  We have so  many fun and exciting ways to get involved at our building and to take the lessons home with you.  Although everything is free, many of these events are first-come first-serve, so be sure to register with the links provided.  As always, if you …

Get Your Girl Scout Cookies!

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Now that Cookie Season is almost over, what is your troop going to do with all their free time and (more importantly) their cookie money? While Young Americans Center won’t tell girls what to spend their money on, we can help them learn to make smart financial decisions while having fun. We’re pleased and honored to be partnering with Girl …

Sara Says: Great Gift Ideas for Kids (Educational Too!)

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The holiday season is a great time for students to practice financial responsibility. Whether kids are shopping for others or for themselves, parents have plenty of opportunities to raise questions about wants and needs, saving, budgeting, and a whole host of other topics. Of course, this is also a fabulous time for buying fun, educational products for youngsters. Gift ideas! …

Celebrating 20!

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They grow up so fast don’t they?  We feel the same way about our “baby”, but are so excited to see the Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace turn 20! To celebrate 20 amazing years of creative, hard-working young business owners, Young Americans will be serving cupcakes made by one of our entrepreneurs.  We will also be hosting a drawing for some incredible, …

Ready to be smart

Ready to be money smart? If you like money and want to learn how to earn it, manage it and spend it wisely – you’ve come to the right place!  We have lots of classes, camps and activities that will get you started and keep you going. Young Americans Bank (all ages) is the ONLY bank in the world designed specifically for …

Summer Camps

Summer Camps Summer camps are a great way for young people to experience FUNancial education through our award-winning programs!  Young Americans Center for Financial Education offers seven different camp options for youth who have completed 2nd-6th grade.  Register for our 2017 summer camps here All week-long camps are $235 per child, per week. Financial assistance is available. Programs run Monday-Thursday, 9:00 ...

Make Denver Startup Week a Youthful Experience

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September is full of entrepreneurial activities and events!  We’ll jump from our youth business competition awards straight into Denver Startup Week.  There are two fantastic events that are kid-friendly and bound to draw big crowds.  Join us for one or both, but be sure to sign up because these events are popular and will book up quickly. Competitive Idea Lab …

TR, Nic and TED

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What was your first business, and what age were you when you started? Hundreds of people answered that question and others at Saturday’s TEDxMileHigh event at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  Young Americans was one of more than 30 exhibitors connecting with the nearly 2,000 audience members.  We brought along two stellar young entrepreneurs to show the crowd what businesses …