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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.











CYE Finalists 2015

By: Jody Phillips Published: August 13th, 2015
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Young Americans Center is excited to announce the finalists for this year’s Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs (CYE) business competition!  After carefully reviewing all of the applications, our judges have narrowed the field down to just three finalists in each of… Read the rest



Sponsor Spotlight: Xcel Energy

By: Janet Redwine Published: August 10th, 2015
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Each month, Young Americans Center highlights an outstanding sponsor in our “Spotlight” series.  This month’s sponsor helps introduce students to careers in the energy industry as well as how to incorporate energy savings tips into their homes and businesses. Xcel… Read the rest



Youth Biz Summer Forum

By: Maura McInerney Published: August 6th, 2015
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On Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 the graduation and business forum for the summer class of Aspiring Entrepreneurs (AE) and Emerging Entrepreneurs (EE) took place at YouthBiz in Five Points. Two classrooms full of AEs set up displays and also had… Read the rest



Pigs Around Town Returns!

By: Carmen Hurtado Published: August 3rd, 2015
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Want a fun way to earn money for your savings account while also getting fun prizes along the way?  Then join us in our 2nd annual Pigs Around Town scavenger hunt! Fifteen large pig cutouts will be found at various… Read the rest



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