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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: Investing

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: July 16th, 2015

    Each month we focus in on one financial topic to help our customers learn more about their personal finances.  During the month of July, we’re discussing investing.  We’re talking about different types of investing, and how risky each can be…. Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: Are You An Entrepreneur?

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: June 15th, 2015

    Are you an entrepreneur?  Entrepreneurs solve problems they see in the world through business.  Those problems might be little or big, but entrepreneurs find something that that needs to be solved and either create a product or service that can… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: Pay Yourself First

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: May 11th, 2015

    What does “pay yourself first” mean? Once you deposit money into your savings account it is safer, and you’re less likely to spend it than if you keep it with you. When you save at a bank, your money earns interest—free… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: Debit vs. Credit

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: April 13th, 2015

    This month we’re discussing the concept of credit versus debit.  At Young Americans Bank, you can apply for either card — or both — but it’s important to know the difference and how each can be used. Debit Debit cards… Read the rest

    Concept of the Month: What’s the Plan?

    By: Chelsea Ellison Published: March 5th, 2015

    Each month we focus on one financial topic at Young Americans Bank.  While we always encourage saving, March is the month that we’re really talking about savings goals. What’s the Plan? What kinds of things are coming up for which… Read the rest

    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