National Credit Union Youth Month 2021child dressed as super hero

Let's Celebrate!

April is National Credit Union Youth Month where credit unions across the nation celebrate our youngest bankers...

It's never too early to encourage good banking habits that will allow your children to make smart financial choices as they grow. Explore your options below to start your children on the path to financial success!

Youth Savings Accounts

Open a BMI Federal Credit Union Youth Savings Account for your child, and create the account that they'll enjoy for a lifetime. This account must be opened inside a branch with just $5.00.

Right now get a $5.00 cash bonus* when you open a new Youth Savings Account

Youth Certificates

For another smart way to save, open a Youth Certificate with just $50. You can add money to this account any time, so it's perfect for birthday money or chore allowance. This account also earns a higher dividend than a regular savings account.   

Youth Month 2021

Product Term in Months Minimum Rate APY1Print Youth CD
Youth Certificate 12 Months $50.00 3.75% 3.80%
Youth Certificate rates effective 2:30 pm on Friday, January 6, 2023
1 APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Rates are subject to change without notice. Fees such as a penalty for early withdrawal may reduce earnings.

Growing Up With Your Credit Union

Everywhere you look there are opportunities for your children to learn about smart finances. From household chores, to social activities, to exciting milestones, BMI federal Credit Union can help. 

Debit Cards

In addition to savings accounts, your child may be ready for their first debit card as they grow into adolescence. From allowance to emergencies, this card is perfect for your independent teen. Learn how you can set limits on this card to help them learn the important responsibilities of saving and spending. 

Student Loans

When it's time for your birds to leave the nest, we have everything you need to prepare them for college, including student loan options and helpful blogs on preparing for college. See below for our list of blogs.  

Teach Your Kids About Money with Online Learning 

Our Online Learning Center is complete with interactive modules, games, and activities to keep your kids engaged while they learn all the basics for a lifetime of financial success!

Money Basics for Children

A great place to start is with Teaching Kids Finances, a series of online activities to help understand the basics of money, savings, and more! Then explore our collection of financial games and lessons through the BMI Federal Credit Union Banzai program, Banzai Junior

Preparing Your Teens   

Becoming a teenager means new and exciting responsibilities like getting a drivers license and enjoying unsupervised after-school activities. Prepare them for making good financial choices! Our Basic Saving for Teens series helps teens understand checking accounts, how credit works, budget fundamentals, and more!   

Successful Starts for Young Adults

Young adulthood is full of milestones. Our series on Money Basics for Young Adults includes several collections to empower and transition them into adulthood, like preparing for college, learning to budget, building credit, and more! 

Get Started Today

Get your kids off to the right start with Youth Accounts, Youth Certificates, Debit Cards, our Online Learning series, and more. Call us at 614.707.4000

Additional Resources

  • Visit our comprehensive Financial Education Program, available for FREE and with additional online services for kids, teens, and adults.
  • Check out our featured articles below for great tips for all ages. 
Teaching Your Children to Save What You Need to Know About FAFSA
5 Books to Teach Your Children the Value of Money Build Credit In College
Your Teen's Job Choosing a Major
Back to School Shopping Budget Paying for College
College Student Survival Guide Private vs Federal Student Loans
5 Biggest Student Loan Myths  


*Enter or mention promo code GET5 at account opening for members 0-17. Cash bonus of $5 will be deposited into the savings
account within 10 business days after all qualifications have been met. Cash bonus may be considered income and reported on
1099-MISC or 1099-INT. Membership eligibility and account requirements apply. BMI FCU is open to everyone who lives, works,
worships or attends school in Franklin, Licking, Fairfield, Pickaway, Madison, Union, Delaware or Morrow County. This credit union is
federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. Additional coverage up to $250,000 provided by Excess Share
Insurance Corporation, a licensed insurance company. BMI FCU may amend, suspend, or discontinue this offer at any time without notice.
Offer ends December 31, 2021.