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Savings

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Teach your children the value of a dollar

Youth Accounts

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Claim Your Youth for Ages 13-18

         This program helps parents educate their teens about money and their accounts.

  • No annual fee ATM card, when co-signed by a parent or legal guardian
  • Account benefit extended to the age of 22, if enrolled in a college or university full time
  • Gift Certificate for reaching each $200 savings goal
  • Eligible to open a no minimum balance OFCU checking account at the age of 16 when co-signed by a parent or legal guardian
  • Dividends are calculated on a daily balance in the account and are paid monthly 
Click on the Claim Your Youth icon to visit the official OFCU and Claim Your Youth Website specifically designed for teens and young adults. The Claim Your Youth website gives members access to current and relevant financial articles, calculators to help with budgeting, and tips, tools and resources to learn about their finances.

 

Kirby Kangaroo Club for Ages 0-12

A savings club specially designed for the young saver age 12 and under. With the help of Kirby Kangaroo, saving can be made fun and will spark your children's interest and keep them saving the fun way. Minimum deposit of $25 is required to open the account. Dividends are calculated on the daily balance in the account and are paid monthly. Click on Kirby for the website specifically designed for club members.

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Scholorships

High School seniors at the following schools are eligible to apply for an OFCU $500.00 Scholarship: OFCU proudly awarded $10,000.00 in scholarships to area students in 2018. We look forward to helping the next generation of graduating seniors in 2019.

 

The Credit Union Association of New Mexico is offering scholarships to New Mexico residents. Applicants must use the scholarship to attend an accredited vocational school, technical school, college or university in New Mexico. Click the link to be directed to the CUANM website for more information.

Financial Literacy

OFCU knows it is important to help teach the youth of our communities about how to handle, budget and save their money. Every year we do financial literacy presentations to hundreds of students at area high schools. If you are a teacher and/or student and are interested in having OFCU come to your school, please email the Marketing Department at dpannell@oterofcu.org.

Student Testimonials

See what our local students are saying about our financial literacy program!

"I learned how to put money in the right place."

"I learned that I have a lot of responsibility later in life."  

"I learned that I have to work to be able to survive in the real world. Nothing is given to me. Hard work pays up. I also know how to handle money better."

"I learned how to save for college."

"I learned how to save my money and use it wisely."

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