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Meet Youth Advisory Board Members: Neil Bhavikatti and Joe Miller

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This month we highlight one student from Cherry Creek High School and one of several from J.K. Mullen High School who are serving on this year's Youth Advisory Board: Neil Bhavikatti and Joe Miller. Neil is a sophomore at Cherry Creek High School with an affinity for math, chess, and business. He is part of his school's FBLA (Future Business Leaders ...
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Meet Youth Advisory Board Members: Alex Geldzahler and Robert Grawemeyer

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Two students from East High School are serving on this year's Youth Advisory Board. Alex Geldzahler and Robert Grawemeyer. Alex has been involved with Young Americans in various capacities since he opened his first bank account several years ago. As a sophomore, he serves as president of the Chess Club he started at his school last year and also participates on the Speech and ...
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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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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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Sponsor Spotlight: Eide Bailly Brings Finance to Life at Young Americans Center

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All businesses need to manage their finances to succeed.  The shops in Young AmeriTowne and the countries in International Towne are no different.  Each has revenue and expenses, just like a real business, and each has a student accountant that manages this cash flow to maintain profitability.  Helping bring the Towne experience to life in both programs is proud sponsor Eide …

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Sponsor Spotlight: KeyBank Provides Money Smarts for Life

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education has partnered with KeyBank in bringing real-life youth financial literacy and entrepreneurship training program to Colorado youth since 2001. Since that time, more than 417,881 students have participated in the Center’s hands-on programs, including Young AmeriTowne, International Towne and YouthBiz, that provide “money smarts for life.” In addition to financial contributions, KeyBank supports this …

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Sponsor Spotlight: JPMorgan Chase & Co. – Helping Students Foster a Culture of Inclusivity

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Initiative is a word that gets tossed around as habitual business acumen – but finding examples of those that consistently “walk the walk” can be elusive. True initiative is actually instigating impact. This means doubling down on ambitious goals and bringing others along with you, which is a perennial mindset of JPMorgan Chase & Co., an anchor supporter of Young …

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Sponsor Spotlight: Janus Henderson Investors Teaches Savings to Young Americans

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Experts estimate that four out of every ten Americans can’t afford a $400 emergency expense.  This pre-pandemic statistic was only exacerbated in the last year as businesses closed their doors and unemployment rates rose.  Young Americans Center for Financial Education and proud supporter Janus Henderson Investors are working together to solve this problem by teaching youth about the importance of …

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Capital One Gives Students the 3 R’s to Success through YouthBiz

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With a mission to empower Denver-area youth, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, to create their own successful futures through hands-on programs and real-life experiences in entrepreneurship, YouthBiz teaches students to re-imagine, re-plan and recover.  These concepts can be grouped into the 3 R’s to survive and thrive through the pandemic. Re-Imagine Be prepared to be agile Work with power teams …