Register for Summer Camps 2018!

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education is proud to announce our Summer Camp line-up for 2018!  These week-long day camps allow youth to participate in our award-winning programs that teach financial literacy in a fun, hands-on way. For more information and to register, please visit our Summer Camp page.  Here’s what we’re offering this summer: Junior Money Matters (Completed 2nd …

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Beat from the Branch: Young Americans Bank Belmar Opening Saturday, December 9!

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Have you heard what’s been happening at Young Americans Bank these days? In case you haven’t, let me fill you in!  We all know that Young Americans Bank, the only bank in the world designed especially for kids, is a great place for today’s youth to establish a bank account and learn more about the fundamentals of basic banking. But, …

Doing Your Part

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Every month Young Americans Bank dives into a financial concept to help our customers understand more about money.  During August, we’re looking at philanthropy.  What does it mean to give?  How do you plan your giving?  Get started here with these activities, and then come visit us in Young Americans Bank for more help, feedback, and tips. Time, Talent, Treasure …

Young Americans Center Celebrates Financial Literacy Month

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April is Financial Literacy Month–one of our favorite times of year here at Young Americans.  Besides participating in a national conversation about how to better educate the public about finance, it is the perfect time for youth to take advantage of the programming and services offered by Young Americans. Young Americans Center for Financial Education is holding two FREE classes …

April Financial Literacy Month Activities

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April is Financial Literacy Month and boy do we should have a lot planned!  There are classes and activities and tour and a Marketplace.  Wow!  See below for the schedule and be sure to check our website for updates. Classes April 4, 2015 Savings Game (ages 9-12)- An interactive game where kids discuss ways to save money and learn how …

Exciting Entrepreneur Events

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Our entrepreneurship program kicked off 2015 with a bang!  We hosted a fantastic event with Denver Open Media where several businesses got to film and edit their own commercials.  The event was a hit and we’re looking at scheduling another one, so stay tuned. In the meantime, however, we have some fantastic events coming up if you’re looking to start …

Tales from Towne: The Investment Company

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How early is it to begin discussing investing with children? As soon as a child demonstrates curiosity about investing, they may be ready to learn some basics. Many kids are hungry to learn about investing and are eager to watch their dollars grow. You can plant a seed as soon as they inquire. Investment Company The Investment Company is one …

Sara Says: Loans for the Little Ones Provide Big Life Lessons

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In last month’s post on holiday savings, I mentioned that you may offer to help your child pay for holiday purchases. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to fork over money you may never see again. In fact, you are well within your rights and providing an invaluable learning opportunity by offering your youngster a loan. Lending money to adult …