Whether it is with our online financial education resources, our seamless online banking - where you can track your child’s account and even make transfers and deposits – in person with our uniQue Adventure series of educational boxes and prizes, or on-campus with our branch programs in local high schools. Our goal is to walk with you, arm-in-arm on your child’s journey to financial adulthood. Explore all our unique youth account options today!
CashCamp is open! Our new child banking app is here to help anyone with a youth account explore the world of finance with fun features to help them make the most of their account:
Our new revamped Young Explorers account is an opportunity for your child to start their financial journey on the right path. As your child makes deposits, you can keep track using their Deposit Record Keeper. With more deposits comes more rewards, all built into the account to keep it fun, engaging, and well – rewarding!
Plus our Adventure series of educational boxes make it fun and easy to launch the financial adventure with your child – with practical teaching moments and real-life experiences, they’ll grow their money-savvy almost as fast as they grow out of their shoes.
You can open an account for your child and get an Adventure Box at any iQ Credit Union branch.
The Adventurer’s Account provides the foundational building blocks for your teenager to navigate their financial future. After graduating from a Young Explorers account, the Adventurer’s Account is the perfect next step for your teen to level up and put everything they’ve learned so far into practice. Equip your teen with real-life financial management skills by adding a checking account and getting them set up with online banking access. We’ve got the educational resources to help you help keep them on track.
Your child’s financial journey starts with a single step. Let’s take it together.
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* Fees could reduce earnings on this account. Rate may change at any time after account is open. Youth accounts are for individuals aged 0-17. Click here for full account disclosures.
Teaching your kiddos, the basics of money management is one of the best life lessons you can give them. Whether you are showing them how to save their allowance with a piggy bank or helping them earn money for their first car, learning how to take charge of their money is an experience that parents need to share with their children. They are never too young to learn how to do more with their money.
iQ has financial literacy tools and education courses to help parents teach their children about money, including learning more about credit unions, banking services, saving strategies, and how to plan for the future.
Our financial literacy programs are specifically designed for you to share with your students from kindergarten through high school, teaching them the fundamentals of personal money management and giving them skills that will last a lifetime.
To learn more about our youth banking services, contact your local iQ Credit Union branch.
To get started, why not download our guide, 10 Money Management Strategies for 18-Year-Olds?
Eligibility for membership:
Minimum deposit to open an account:
Identification for Children & Students (Ages 17 & under):
Any new Young Explorers account will receive an Adventure box, these can be picked up at any branch location near you! For those who already have a youth account, use your new deposit tracker and once you reach 10 deposits redeem for your very own education box!
If you need a new record keeper or have filled up the previous one, come into your branch and pick up a new one anytime!
Our education boxes are curated to include engaging and educational games and toys to stimulate your child’s growth and confidence with money! These boxes will begin a lifelong financial journey for your youth!
Yes, you can add a checking account to your child’s account. Contact us at 360.695.3441.
Yes. The “guardian” must be at least 18 years of age to serve as “joint” on the account.
You do not need an account at iQ to open a youth account. You will, however, have to serve as “joint” on the youth account. We recommend opening an account with iQ though! Through our mobile and online banking platform you will be able to monitor and directly transfer your child’s account with ease!