How you can Celebrate Financial Literacy Month!

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Did you know that April is National Financial Literacy Month?! While we encourage practicing good financial habits all year long, it’s wonderful to see such an important and necessary part of all of our lives celebrated and acknowledged for an entire month. But, what exactly IS financial literacy? What does it mean, and why is it important? Financial literacy is …

Crazy Numbers of Classes

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April is Financial Literacy Month and that means that we have LOTS of classes we’re hosting for all different age groups.  Saturdays are full of one-hour classes that focus on different financial lessons for bank customers of all ages.  Here’s the complete schedule for April: April 4: Savings Game (ages 9-12) April 11: Coin Carnival (ages 3-5) April 11: Smart …

10 Reasons More Classrooms Need Personal Financial Literacy Lessons

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The nation dedicates the month of April to promoting financial literacy. Financial institutions across the country are offering short quizzes, providing resources, and drawing attention to the need for widespread money lessons in schools. Some parents may be asking, “With all the concepts that teachers have to focus on – math, geography, history and more – why should personal financial …

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 …