TEACHING KIDS ABOUT MONEY

Financial Literacy for Kids Builds a Strong Foundation

It’s never too early to talk with your kids about managing money or the importance of financial literacy.

Teaching Kids About Money
Teaching Kids About Money

Helpful financial tips for kids & teens

  • Get started early: Open a youth savings account1 to get them started. Or join the Miners Kids Club presented by GECU2 and give them a chance to enjoy fun, interactive group activities and other club perks.
  • Talk about money: Have discussions about needs vs. wants. Create a plan to prevent overspending so your child or teen understands the importance of creating and sticking to a budget.
  • Hands-on experience: Teach children about managing money by giving them hands-on examples and experiences. At a GECU Reality Fair, children manage real-world income and expenses. Request a free reality fair at your school.
We’re Here to Help with Personal Financial Literacy for Kids
  • How can I open a youth account?
    You can open a youth account by calling toll-free at 1.800.772.4328.
  • What accounts do you offer for saving for college?
    We offer a variety of products designed for saving money for college tuition and expenses. Learn more about saving for college by calling toll-free at 1.800.772.4328.
  • Can I request Dru Blue for an event?
1Membership eligibility is required.
2A Miners Kids Club membership is required to open a GECU Miners Kids Club Youth Savings account. A minimum opening deposit of $10 will be funded by GECU at account opening. APY (Annual Percentage Yield) of 0.15% is dependent on the share account opened and is accurate as of the last dividend declaration date. Dividend rates may change after the account is opened. Dividend rates are accurate as of July 16, 2024. Limit one account per Miners Kids Club membership. GECU will provide tax reporting to recipient and Internal Revenue Service.
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