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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Concept of the Month: Credit Smart

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Credit is important in today’s world.  We use credit cards to pay for purchases, and we must have credit to be able to take out a loan from a bank or financial services institution.  This month, Young Americans Bank helps you learn all about credit! What is Credit? Credit is the borrowing of funds with the intent of paying them …

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Money Tips and Activities for Kids

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One thing that’s been on our minds this week is how we can help support parents and educators tasked with providing engaging and fun learning experiences that parents can execute at home.  Here’s some of our favorite money activities.  Think of this list as a sort of curated resource area where we’ve done the searching and provided the best financial …

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Halloween Fun at Young Americans Bank

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Being a bank that’s just for kids means we take Halloween very seriously around here.  Halloween is seriously fun!  Young Americans Bank invites you to participate in any or all of the exciting events we have planned: Spirit Week at Young Americans Bank From Thursday, October 24 through Thursday, October 31, Young Americans Bank staff will be wearing their favorite …

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Concept of the Month: Nine Common Tools for Investing

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Bonds, CDs, futures, oh my!  There are so many investing terms out there, it’s hard to know what’s-what.  This month, we break down nine common tools to help you understand what investing is all about! Bonds A bond is an IOU. By buying bonds, the bondholder lends money to a company or a government. In return, the borrower promises to …

Concept of the Month: Are You Credit Ready?

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You’ve probably noticed that most adults have a credit card.  But you might be surprised to learn that many adults don’t use a credit card responsibly!  Young Americans Bank wants to help you understand what credit is and how YOU can use a credit card responsibly.  Then, we want to help you decide if you’re ready for a credit card! …

Concept of the Month: Five-Step Spending Plan

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This month, Young Americans Bank wants to help you better manage your money! One of the most important personal money management rules is to live within your income.  To accomplish this, most of us need a plan for how we will spend our money. Here are 5 steps you can use to create a spending plan:  Step 1 – Take a …