Denver Startup Week + Carboard = Virtual Gloves (What?)

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On Tuesday, September 17, four different youth entrepreneur groups brought together more than 60 people to host a competition around design thinking and rapid prototyping.  This youth-focused event during Denver Startup Week was called the Competitive Idea Lab.  It started with a challenge and ended with product.  This is how it happened… Addressing the challenge Young Americans joined forces with …

Helping Teachers Everywhere

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Money Matters is a program made possible by Great-West Great-Teachers, a program of Great-West Financial. The Money Matters program prides itself in providing high-quality financial education to children and parents, but did you know we assist teachers, too? Doing what? With summer quickly becoming a fond memory, we’re busy preparing a free workshop for elementary school teachers in the Denver …

A Class for Not-So-Young Americans

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Young Americans has a new initiative – aimed at “Not-So-Young” Americans — parents! We recognize that parents are a crucial part of the community that teaches youth to be financially responsible.  That’s why we’ve recently started to offer a series of parent classes throughout Denver. In partnership with Great-West Great Teachers, a program of Great-West Life, Young Americans is encouraging …

April Showers Bring…Lots of Financial Activities!

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April is always a busy time around Young Americans. Why?  It’s Financial Literacy Month! Every year we plan dozens of activities, host a variety of classes, and offer presentations in scores of classrooms around Denver.  Here’s a quick run-down of the event highlights you can look forward to during April.  Will you join us for all of them? iPod Shuffle …