Children’s Online Privacy Policy

Young Americans is committed to protecting the privacy of children who use our site and programs. The Children’s Online Privacy Policy explains how we collect that information, disclose that information, and how we obtain parental consent with respect to information provided by children under the age of 13. This policy is in accordance with the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection …

Welcome to the new YACenter.org!

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You might have noticed that our website has a brand new look and feel.  This redesign is our organization’s effort to make our website both more responsive and more easy to navigate.  Here’s a quick tour! Arrive at yacenter.wpengine.com and you’ll notice that the main navigation looks a little different.  Four colored buttons will take you directly to our Bank …

Meet a Board Member: Erin Passan, Janus Henderson Investors

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Young Americans has two Boards of Directors which determine the strategic direction for the overall organization, approve and monitor policies and operating plans, and ensure compliance with laws and regulations.  This month we’d like to introduce you to a Young Americans Center Board Member, Erin Passan. Ms. Passan is Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications and Content for …

Youth Advisory Board 2017-18

Meet a Board Member: Katelyn Osborne, Youth Advisory Board

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A unique aspect of Young Americans is that from the beginning, a Youth Advisory Board has helped to oversee and guide the activities of the Bank and nonprofit programs.  This month, meet a member of this Board: Katelyn Osborne. One of the youngest members of this year’s Board, Katelyn is a freshman at DSST: Byers High School.  Sitting down with …

Youth Advisory Board at The Denver Post

The Youth Advisory Board Tours The Denver Post

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The Youth Advisory Board switched things up for their January meeting by taking a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of The Denver Post.  A long-time partner of Young Americans, The Denver Post supports the Newspaper Shop at Young AmeriTowne in Denver and Belmar.  In return, Young Americans has an advertising trade agreement with The Denver Post. The tour began in the paper …

Every generation deserves a great financial education. A New Year’s reminder about leaving a legacy

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It’s January, and with all the news on federal income taxes and advice on New Year’s resolutions, here’s some thoughts on thoughtful financial planning for your family and for our community’s future. Being wise about money is for everyone at every age.  Setting a good example is one of the ways we can pass along values of thrift and giving …

Meet a Board Member: Susie Roh, U.S. Bank

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Young Americans has two Boards of Directors which determine the strategic direction for the overall organization, approve and monitor policies and operating plans, and ensure compliance with laws and regulations.  This month we’d like to introduce you to a new Young Americans Center Board Member, Susie Roh. Susie began her career in the banking and financial services industry in 2008. …

Young Americans Mission

To develop the financial literacy of young people through real-life experiences and hands-on programs purposefully designed to enable them to prosper in our free enterprise system. Vision Our goal is that Colorado youth grow up knowing how to earn, make, and manage their money wisely, regardless of background. We focus on personal finance, free enterprise, global economics and entrepreneurship with …

Why Young Americans?

Research shows that a large percentage of people of all ages, incomes, and education lack the basic financial knowledge and skills to ensure Kids in front of facilitylong-term stability for themselves and their families. This is why Young Americans believes it is never too early to teach children about money. Our hands-on programs and eal-life experiences build life skills, work skills and financial self-suciency in more than 64,000 ...

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