Youth Board Teens to Tackle Cryptocurrency in Podcast

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Youth Advisory Board Members James Dahlen and Kiki Rosenthal have been hard at work this month on a unique project: creating a podcast! In conjunction with the Colorado Department of Education‘s MoneyWiser program, James and Kiki are working with Personal Financial Literacy Content Specialist Alyssa Wooten and her team to explore the world of cryptocurrency.  Through the podcast, James and Kiki plan …

Meet a Board Member: Brigid McNamara, Youth Advisory Board Co-Chair

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Brigid McNamara, a Junior at George Washington High School, has an impressive resume.  She’s first in her class, and she’s a member of her school’s Varsity Golf Team, National Honors Society, and Speech and Debate Team.  She is a founder and president of the Bye Bye Bully Club, and she’s a member of the Federal Reserve Bank Board.  But what …

Meet a Board Member: AJ Hammerstein, CO-Chair

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A new school year means a new Youth Advisory Board at Young Americans!  This month, we are thrilled to introduce you to one of the Youth Board Co-Chairs, AJ Hammerstein, who is a Senior at East High School. AJ’s first encounter with Young Americans Center for Financial Education was his 5thgrade field trip to Young AmeriTowne.  AJ wanted to be …

Youth Advise Metro Denver Bank and Nonprofit

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education has announced the names of 17 young adults who will serve on its Youth Advisory Board this school year. Board Members have the opportunity to learn “hands-on” about banking, business and the role of nonprofits in a community while providing valuable advice and insight to Young Americans Bank, the world’s only bank for young …

Youth Advisory Board Member’s Transformative Experience

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Being a Youth Advisory Board member is a truly transformative experience. No matter your interests, you can benefit a great deal from being a part of the board. Interested in business? The Board can teach you about banking, give you meaningful networking experiences with prominent professionals in the Denver business community, and provide meaningful experience with the inner workings of …

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Meet a Board Member: Andrew Hageman, Co-Chair, Youth Advisory Board

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This month, we’d like to introduce you to Andrew Hageman, a Junior at George Washington High School who just completed his term as Co-Chair of the Youth Advisory Board.  You could say that Andrew grew up at Young Americans Center for Financial Education! After he opened his first savings account at Young Americans Bank, Andrew became fascinated with collecting coins from …

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Meet a Board Member: Katelyn Osborne, Youth Advisory Board

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A unique aspect of Young Americans is that from the beginning, a Youth Advisory Board has helped to oversee and guide the activities of the Bank and nonprofit programs.  This month, meet a member of this Board: Katelyn Osborne. One of the youngest members of this year’s Board, Katelyn is a freshman at DSST: Byers High School.  Sitting down with …