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Young Americans Blog

Young Americans develops the financial literacy of young people up to age 22 with hands-on programs and real-life experiences. Find out more about our programs, services, events, and people here.





Young AmeriTowne: Then and Now

By: Janet Redwine Published: May 25th, 2015
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Next year, Young AmeriTowne will be celebrating its 25th birthday!  As we wrap up our 24th year, we thought it would be fun to take a quick look back at what AmeriTowne was like in the 1990s. Towne Square Young… Read the rest



Shark Tank at Excel Academy

By: Maura McInerney Published: May 21st, 2015
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Young Americans provided guidance and curriculum support to Excel Academy’s Entrepreneurship Enrichment Class this semester.  After five months of hard work, we witnessed the development of the students’ business ideas and presentation skills when they gave their final pitches during… Read the rest











Sponsor Spotlight: State Farm

By: Janet Redwine Published: May 4th, 2015
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About State Farm George Jacob “G.J.” Mecherle, a retired farmer and insurance salesman in Illinois, founded State Farm Insurance in 1922.   Originally an auto insurance company for farmers, State Farm presently offers nearly 100 products and services to individuals and… Read the rest



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