April is Financial Youth Month

Independent Federal Credit Union’s youth savings account can encourage kids to practice good financial habits that will enable them to fulfill their dreams.

Dreaming big doesn’t mean you need to start with big actions. The first small step is usually the hardest, but once it’s taken, you can use momentum to propel you forward. This year’s theme for National Credit Union Youth Month is “Save Small. Dream Big. at your credit union.” It uses the image of a magical rainbow with a wish-fulfilling gold star at the end. We want to tell young members that their dreams are attainable, no matter how big they are.

Independent Federal Credit Union has tools to help fulfill these dreams. With a youth saving account that earns compound interest, young members can deposit small amounts on a regular basis and watch their savings grow “like magic.” The earlier they start a savings account, the more it will grow, and the easier it will be to achieve their dreams. Learning this good financial habit at a young age will set them up on the path of successful financial well-being.

If you have been wondering how to empower your kids to save for their future, National Credit Union Youth Month is a great opportunity to start! Join us this April as credit unions across the country encourage youth to start saving regularly. This celebration is a great time to engage kids at Independent Federal Credit Union and within our community to help them learn that saving, no matter how small the amount, can help them achieve their dreams.

Talk to our Member Services team at Independent Federal Credit Union to get your kids started with a Youth Savings Account. Teach them to Save Small and Dream Big! Download a fun coloring page for your kids! Bring it by the branch to share with us when they open their very own savings account!

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