Children ages 12 and under are automatically enrolled in Little Stars Club. This club is designed to teach kids that saving money can be fun, and it works to instill an important habit to start at an early age. Kids receive a membership kit and we offer periodic special events and coloring contests too. Just like every other share account holder, kids get a statement in the mail every three months.
For fun games, extra financial advice, and other great activities please visit these websites!
MyCreditUnion.govOpens in New Window is a great way to learn all about Credit Unions and what makes them unique. You will also be able to play fun games all while learning about the different aspects of finance. Great for all ages!
Bizkids.comOpens in New Window is a great way to get your business mind flowing. Here you can play their three featured games: Break the Bank, Bring Home the Bacon and Dollar a Glass. You can also find educational links to learn more about being a young entrepreneur. Great for all ages!
ABCYa.comOpens in New Window is an awesome website to learn the basics of money and counting. Play our favorite kids game money bingo and learn how to count up all those dollar and cents. Perfect for ages 4-12.
KidsFinance.comOpens in New Window is the perfect website to teach you the important lessons of saving and investing. Here you can also learn the history of money as well as play some fun games and puzzles .Awesome for ages 5-10!
KidsMathGames.comOpens in New Window is a fun way to learn about money and math online. Play great games focused around money counting and shopping. Great for ages 5-13.
RichKidSmartKid.comOpens in New Window is a website dedicated to improving your financial knowledge. Play fun business and money based games that teach kids important lessons. Great for all ages.
KidsMoney.orgOpens in New Window is a great way to learn how to save, earn, spend, share, and everything else about money.
You’re growing up and assuming more responsibilities. And maybe you’re getting an allowance for some of those chores you do around the house. Perhaps your relatives have finally started giving you cash for your birthday.
Now that you have gotten a little taste of that financial freedom here are a couple great ways to gain some extra cash!
Now that you're earning money, it’s very important that you start to save; this is a list of reasons why!
If you want to start saving and earning dividends at the same time, ask your parent or guardian to help you open a credit union account. Then you can look at your statements together and see how your money has grown!
Creating a budget and saving money isn’t easy. It takes a little practice and a lot of discipline. What’s great about budgeting is that anyone can do it no matter how old they are! Here are some steps to get you on your way:
Saving money isn’t just about putting money in a savings account. You can also save money by being a smart shopper. Here are some ways to stretch those dollars:
There are two convenient ways to open a youth savings account:
We are available to answer any questions you may have by calling 609-646-3339 or 1-888-322-2848 toll-free and select option 2. Check our Call Center Hours for availability.
Your deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund up to $250,000 for savings and up to an additional $250,000 for IRAs. Not one penny of insured savings has ever been lost by a member of a federally insured credit union. For more information about our deposit insurance, visit the National Credit Union Administration's website.