Young Americans Blog

About: Chelsea Ellison

As the Customer Service Officer in Young American Bank, I work with all our account holders to give them the experience and tools they need to be the most responsible, informed banking customer possible.

Posts by Chelsea Ellison:

    Concept of the Month: Credit Smarts

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: February 19th, 2015

    This month we’re discussing credit at Young Americans Bank.  Be sure to stop by to pick up worksheets and learn more about the importance of credit. What is credit? Credit is the borrowing of funds with the intent of paying… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: Follow the Money Brick Road

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: January 26th, 2015

    For January, our Concept of the Month is “Follow the Money Brick Road.”  We’re talking about money savings tips, and this is a great place to get started. Make a plan! Decide what you are saving for. Write your goals… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: Pay Yourself First

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: December 4th, 2014

    Each month we pick on concept to focus on in Young Americans Bank.  During December, we realized that, with people spending lots of money on gifts for each other, it’s easy to forget to spend money yourself!  That’s why we’re… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: Savvy Shopping

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: November 10th, 2014

    With the holiday season creeping up on us, it’s time to start your gift shopping.  But wait!  Do you know much you’ll spend for each person in your family?  Do you even know how many gifts you’ll need to buy?… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: Are You Credit Ready?

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: October 2nd, 2014

    Each month in Young Americans Bank we focus on one financial concept and talk with all of our customers about it.  This month we’re discussing credit: what it is, how you build it, and how you use it. What is… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: A Spending Plan

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: September 15th, 2014

    Every month we discuss a different concept in Young Americans Bank about personal finance.  This month, we’re talking about a Spending Plan. One of the most important personal money management rules is: Live within your income. To accomplish this, most of… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: Are You An Entrepreneur?

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: July 14th, 2014
    Entrepreneurs take risks and think creatively.  Are you ready?

    You don’t have to be old or have a college degree to be an inventor. Look at these kids! They did it and you can do it too! Mattie Knight- Mill Safety Device, age 12 – She developed a device… Read the rest