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Educating children on saving, budgeting and making healthy financial choices for today and the future can be a tough job. Financial education is slowly making its way into our schools, and kids absorb ideas and facts like sponges, so they may already know more than you think. Get into a conversation, find out what they already know, and then teach them everything else.
Genisys is here to offer you information to help start the conversation and give kids real world examples and scenarios to think about and learn from.
Every parent knows that feeling when a child is begging for candy at the checkout line or your teen asks for cash before going out with friends. Do you give in or make them use their allowance money? While paying allowances to children is common today, it’s wise to use this practice as a means to teach responsible money management and important decision-making skills.Read More »
A long vacation to a far off destination is the perfect way to spend spring break and summer, but that can be expensive. Trying to stick to a budget? This year, you may want to modify the family vacation. After all, kids don't care about fancy perks or exotic locations. They just want to spend time with you.Read More »
If you have a college student or will in the near future, something on your mind is whether or not they should have their own credit card.
The reason you’re likely asking yourself this question is that you know credit cards can be extremely beneficial in certain situations. Yet they also have the potential to become financial burdens. To best answer this question, begin by reviewing some benefits and challenges of your college student having their own credit card.Read More »
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High Yield Youth Savings Account
Give Your Kids a Smart Start – Earn 5.12%APY*
Genisys Credit Union Youth Savings Accounts are structured to encourage and reward saving. Earn an amazing rate of 5.12%APY on balances up to $500. This High Yield Youth Savings Account is available for kids from birth to 18 years old.
More Than a Savings Account
Genisys Credit Union Youth Clubs offer a fun way to learn about money and the importance of saving. Each Youth Club has a full list of age appropriate benefits to guide your child in the right direction financially.
For members ages
0-6 years old.
For members ages
7-12 years old.
For members ages
13-18 years old.
Open a Youth Account Today!
*Annual Percentage Yield designated as APY and subject to change at any time. Balances above $500.00 are paid the standard share savings rate.
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