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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: 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



Spring Marketplace Recap

By: Maura McInerney Published: April 30th, 2015

Young Americans Center for Financial Education was transformed into a shopper’s dream last weekend for our Spring Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace. We hosted a variety of businesses with owners between the ages of 6-21. We were thrilled to see returning businesses… Read the rest













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