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Encouraging Entrepreneurs, Finding Founders, Browsing for Businesses

By: Ellory Eggermont Published: May 9th, 2013
The Sweet Bee Sisters show off their finalist check during the 2012 Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs.

Show me the money Every year, Young Americans gives away more than $1,800. This year, we’ll be giving away more than $3,500! That money is given as cash prizes to the winners and finalists of our youth business competition, the… 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





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



April Showers Bring…Lots of Financial Activities!

By: Katie Payer Published: March 28th, 2013
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April is always a busy time around Young Americans. Why?  It’s Financial Literacy Month! Every year we plan dozens of activities, host a variety of classes, and offer presentations in scores of classrooms around Denver.  Here’s a quick run-down of… Read the rest