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Posts Tagged ‘Money Matters’



April: Classes and Celebrations

By: Amanda Krische Published: March 20th, 2014
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April is Financial Literacy Month, which means it’s always really busy around Young Americans.  We have so  many fun and exciting ways to get involved at our building and to take the lessons home with you.  Although everything is free,… Read the rest





Ask Amy: What Are the Best Books for Learning to Talk to Kids About Money?

By: Amy Area Published: August 22nd, 2013
Money Doesn't Grow on Trees

This post is made possible through the generous support of Great-West Great-Teachers, a program of Great-West Financial. In today’s mobile world, iPhone and iPad apps are a great, quick way for kids to learn, experience and practice a financial concept. … 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



A Class for Not-So-Young Americans

By: Amy Area Published: April 1st, 2013
Amy Area teaches a group of parents about allowance rates for younger children.

Young Americans has a new initiative – aimed at “Not-So-Young” Americans — parents! We recognize that parents are a crucial part of the community that teaches youth to be financially responsible.  That’s why we’ve recently started to offer a series… Read the rest