Budgeting is in Season at Young Americans!

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Understanding how to budget is vital in order to be financially fit.  Here at Young Americans Center, we believe that it is never too early to start teaching young people about the basics of budgeting. Although kids are not physically attending our classes right now, we have been diligently working to create fun and educational Virtual Programs available for students …

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“I Wish I Had This Growing Up”

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Daniels Scholar Interns Share Their Summer with Young Americans Center As four Daniels Scholar interns join the staff at Young Americans Center for Financial Education this summer, we couldn’t be more thrilled.  These four individuals help deliver a hands-on lesson in financial education in a professional, fun, and accessible way! Michelle Lopez, age 20, is a Finance and Journalism major …

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Virtual Girls Can Captivates Students and Delights Parents

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education has wrapped up its first week of Virtual Programs. The Center ran four engaging, faced-paced courses focused on small class sizes and led by our expert instructors! One of these programs was Girls Can: Career Exploration, led by Young AmeriTowne Belmar Director Susan Weimer.  Girls Can is designed to teach young women in fifth …

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YouthBiz Partner Offers Virtual Summer Program for Teens

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For a second summer, YouthBiz is partnering with Read More Co for their Stay F.R.E.S.H.™Entrepreneur Program.   This eight-week session is great for teens who already have a business, are thinking about and want to start a business, or are completely new to the concept of entrepreneurship. Virtual sessions take place on Thursdays this summer from 12:00-1:30pm and only cost …

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YouthBiz Helps Kids Have Fun at Home

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In our current environment, YouthBiz has moved much of its programming online so that aspiring entrepreneurs can participate safely at home.  Last month’s Secret Garden Garnishes was a fun introduction to garden art! There were nine participants in the workshop, ranging in age from six to thirteen.  Youth received all supplies via mail in advance, and for some, receiving mail …

Young Americans COVID-19 Updates

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Thank you for your support of Young Americans Center for Financial Education and Young Americans Bank.  The safety and health of our customers and constituents is our top priority, and so we are doing our part to follow guidelines set forth by health and school district officials.  Please know that we are taking precautions to help us all stay healthy, …

Virtual Programs are Here!

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education has launched registration for 28 Virtual Program offerings!  These three- or four-day sessions provide fun, engaging activities while preparing youth for the future.  Below is a sneak peak at some of our favorites! Money Money Money Students wrapping up first or second grade this school year can take a deep dive into all things …

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Virtual Programs

Whether you’re searching for a quick activity or an in-depth, guided experience, Young Americans Center wants to help!  We’ve created fun and engaging Virtual Programs that educators and parents can use to provide a hands-on lesson in financial education to their students and children. Class sizes are limited to 15 youth with instruction provided by two senior Young American Center staff ...
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Virtual Money Smarts for local Girl Scouts

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Unprecedented times allow for the unique opportunity to utilize creativity and new platforms in order to stay connected with each other.  Here at Young Americans Center, we were excited to launch our first-ever virtual Girl Scout Badge Class last Saturday, April 18. Brownie class participants had originally planned to meet in person for the class, but those plans changed due …

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Creative Ways to Be an Entrepreneur

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Social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, at times, may feel constraining and like we can’t create anything useful or enjoy time together. Here at YouthBiz, we believe you can still have great fun with family and friends while developing your business via online platforms. And we’re here to help!  This week we bring you our top creative tips: While you wait, …