Start Young


Why Start Young?

It’s never too early to start understanding money. Start Young Accounts give hands-on experience with budgeting and finances. And while you monitor their progress and set limits, you are also reinforcing godly values about money that will continue to grow with them.


0-7 years old
EARLY START

You bank, they learn.

8-12 years old
JUMP START

You bank together.

13-17 years old
FLYING START

They bank, you monitor.


Make Sure They're up to Speed With Digital Spending


The Start Young Visa® Debit Card is included with each account, as an introduction to digital spending.

You can control card access, set spending limits and provide a safe environment for teaching your child how to make responsible purchasing decisions in person or online.

Start Young debit card

Start Young debit card


Freedom For Them. Peace of Mind For You.

While they learn to keep an eye on their spending and saving, you can keep an eye on their progress. Parental monitoring, alerts and built-in protections help you guide their spending decisions right beside them or monitor from a distance with the mobile app.

tablet view of accounts
You Monitor

iphone app accounts, spending and budget
They spend, budget and save.


Not Just For Kids.
Banking Solutions For
The Whole Family.

dad and son banking together


EXPERIENCE THESE BENEFITS

Instant transfers from your account to Start Young Accounts for allowance or last minute tooth fairy deposits.

Easy online and mobile banking, great rates and a nationwide ATM network.

Cashback credit card options and great rates on auto loans.


Features For Them. Features For You.

Start Young Accounts offer features for both kids and their parents, giving kids the independence they need to grow and learn the parents peace of mind.

KIDS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF:

No monthly fees or overdraft*

Secure transactions

Online, in-store and ATM transactions




PARENTS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF:

Easy deposits and transfers

Full parental controls over spending limits

24/7 parental monitoring and alert options


Open a Start Young Account

Tools to Help Them Stay Ahead of the Financial Curve

Check out these FREE resources from ECCU to help your kids Start Young saving, growing and giving.

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Heidi St John

Hedi St John

Start Teaching Financial Habits at a Young Age


ECCU is proud to partner with Heidi St. John in communicating the importance of teaching your kids good financial habits at a young age. Stay tuned for her upcoming podcast full of great tips and resources.