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Refreshing. Delightful. Lemonade!

By: Katie Payer Published: May 13th, 2013
There is always a wide variety of lemonade flavors during the Best Tasting Contest.

It’s that time of year again.  Every spring, thousands of youngsters break out the water pitcher and sugar jar, drag out the card table, design a sign, and start selling lemonade.  It’s time for Lemonade Day Denver! A great partnership… Read the rest











10 Reasons More Classrooms Need Personal Financial Literacy Lessons

By: Amy Area Published: April 22nd, 2013
Outreach Coordinator Amy Area teaches students at DCIS Montbello.

The nation dedicates the month of April to promoting financial literacy. Financial institutions across the country are offering short quizzes, providing resources, and drawing attention to the need for widespread money lessons in schools. Some parents may be asking, “With… Read the rest



Showing Off

By: Katie Payer Published: April 15th, 2013
High school students at TEDxYouth@MileHigh wrote their business ideas on flip charts around the exhibit space.

On Friday, two of our young entrepreneurs exhibited at TEDxYouth@MileHigh.  This event, part of the TEDxMileHigh series, offered engaging exhibits and inspiring talks for 2,000 high school students. In case you’re not familiar with TED, know that it’s a great… Read the rest