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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.













An Alumni Perspective

By: Katie Payer Published: February 6th, 2014
Kalen was on the 2007-2008 Youth Advisory Board (front row, fourth from left).

Kalen Acquisto was a long-time participant in everything Young Americans.  From an early age, she held a bank account and participated in a variety of classes and activities.  As a Program Associate at the El Pomar Foundation, Kalen is expanding… Read the rest



Entrepreneur Success: Peetz Perks

By: Katie Payer Published: February 3rd, 2014
The students of Peetz Perks are open for business.

  In September 2013, Peetz Perks became the first winner of the new “Affiliated Category” in the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs business competition. Young Americans created this category to recognize the many businesses started by large groups, schools, scout troops,… Read the rest





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