Every April, IECU celebrates National Credit Union Youth Month. We are celebrating our young credit union members by encouraging them to think about their future and to start saving. 

Ready to start saving? Check out  how your child can participate in our month-long celebration and possibly win big!

It's super easy to enter. During the month of April, IECU will be giving away $100 to two lucky kids under age 18 at the end of April!  To enter, see a team member for more information! To enter online, click here to download and fill out entry form.

The grand prize winner will be randomly selected in early May 2021.


Good luck to all of our youth savers! Be sure to follow us on our social media pages for more youth focused topics!


Youth Savings Month


Looking for tips on saving? We know that getting kids to save money, rather than spend it, can be rather big a challenge.  Here are three quick tips you can start to encourage saving with the kid in your life:

  1. Lead by Example- Kids are always watching and they learn from example.  Talk about saving or budgeting in your everyday life.  Bring them with you to the credit union so they can see you saving money. When they see saving as a norm, then it just becomes second nature to them. 
  2. Start a Savings Plan-  Has your kid been asking for a new video game, cellphone or some other item? Sit down with them and discuss how much that item costs and create a savings plan to show how much they must save per week or month to earn it. Create a fun chart like this one to help track their progress!
  3. Match Their Savings- Just like how adults get excited when their employers match their retirement savings, your kids will be motivated by the potential to double their money


Must be under 18 years of age to be eligible. Click here to download and fill out entry form to enter online. Winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries and notified. Cash bonus will be automatically deposited into the account no later than 5/31/21. Offer valid 4/1/2021 through 4/30/2021. A 1099-INT or applicable tax form for the value of the promotional account credit will be issued to the account holder. No purchase is necessary to entry. Estimated odds of winning  are 1 in 365.  Some restrictions apply.

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