When kids open their starter savings account, they will receive a package of fun information that reinforces the saving and spending principles of managing money. To encourage children to save regularly, each time they make a deposit they will be given a reward for being such a good saver.
Smart Cents Account
This account is available to students, ages 12-15. Your middle school student will benefit from this account by continuing to be rewarded for deposits to the account. Every quarter, they will receive a $10 Amazon® gift card with a minimum deposit of $25.00. They will have an opportunity to watch their money grow in a special Certificate of Deposit designed just for them.
This six month Certificate of Deposit has a 5.00% Rate, 5.12% APY*. $100.00 minimum, $1,000.00 maximum to earn APY.*
Independent Student Account
In a continution of the Smart Cents account, your student will be eligible for a special CD and a full service checking account. Students under the age of 18 will require a parent/guardian as joint on the checking account.
The special six month Certificate of Deposit has a 5.00% Rate, 5.12% APY*. $100.00 minimum, $1,000.00 maximum to earn APY.*
*One CD per member. APY=Annual Percentage Yield. 6 month fixed rate term ($100 minimum, $1,000 maximum to earn APY). Rate effective as of 6/1/2021. Rates are subject to change without notice. Dividends deposited directly into CD. Fees may reduce earnings. Penalties apply for early withdrawal. Consult a tax advisor for cash equivalent reward. Ask for complete details.
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