Teens ages 13 to 17 are automatically enrolled in MyShore Teen Club. Their adult joint account holder can apply for the following accounts to be used by the teen:
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!
PaybackOpens in New Window is a great real life simulator game that takes you quickly through the college experience. It shows how many of the decisions you make turn into expenses somewhere down the road. The game adds up your debt and in the end tells you if your choices were smart for the real world. Perfect for high school students.
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.
As tuition costs rise, saving money early on can give you a leg up when it's time to pay for college expenses. Even beyond tuition, the freedom you gain in college can also mean you might have to start paying for more of your own things. Have some money put away for those expenses.
Jersey Shore also offers scholarship opportunities that could help pay for your college tuition. Learn more ways to fund an education.
ATM surcharges keep rising. Here's some easy ways to help you avoid ATM fees:
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:
A few bucks here; a few bucks there. It all adds up to some pretty big bucks in the end. See what saving just $15 a week can do for you!What is $15? A few new apps for your phone? A couple of fast food meals? Or $7,500?
If you saved $15 a week starting at age 15, you’d have more than $7,500 in your account by the time you were 24 and nearly $60,000 by age 60.*
But, if you started when you were 25 years old and saved that same $15 a week, you’d only have a little more than half that amount when you reached 60.
Starting early makes a big difference! And the more you can save, the bigger the effects of compounding your interest over time.