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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.





Sponsor Spotlight: CoBank

By: Casey Macaulay Published: October 27th, 2014
The kiosks allow students to check their balances, answer a survey, order a product, submit a newspaper story idea, and more.

Tremendous community partners and sponsors that make all of our programs possible.  We’re starting a series called “Sponsor Spotlight” that will highlight how these sponsors are making an impact in communities – and especially with Young Americans. Getting to know: CoBank Although… Read the rest



Girl Scouts Badge Classes

By: Mary Ellen Schuster Published: October 23rd, 2014
Girl Scouts take part in many different classes to earn a variety of financial literacy badges.

Young Americans Center for Financial Education has a variety of community partners that collaborate to help each other. One of those partnerships that has developed in recent years is with the Girl Scouts of Colorado. The Girl Scouts A little… Read the rest









Tales from Towne: Welcome Back International Towne

By: Susan Stenhaug Published: October 9th, 2014
The tablets are a great addition with the new murals.

Hola!  Konnichiwa!  Privyet!  Shalom!  As students, carrying ceremonial flames  and flags representing their countries for the day, stand proudly in front of their peers to present greetings in their “native language” during an Olympic themed opening ceremony, I can’t help… Read the rest





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