Start Your Savings Story.

What is one thing every reached goal has in common? The story of the path that got you there.

At Firefly Credit Union, we want to empower youth to be successful at reaching their financial goals - whatever they may be. Most likely, those goals will take some funding to accomplish, which is why we’re here to help guide youth along the way by promoting smart financial habits.

Not a member? Not a problem. You and your children qualify for membership if you live, work, worship, volunteer, or attend school in the Greater Twin Cities Community. Get started today!

Receive $10 When you open a new Share Savings account with Firefly.1,3

 
Receive $25 When you open a new First-Step Checking account.2,3

Plus, get an additional $25 when you set up Direct Deposit and have first posting within 60 days of account opening.2,3
 

1 Share Savings account requires a $5 minimum deposit to open and a minimum balance of $5. This account earns an Annual Percentage Yield of 0.10%, which is the declared rate for December 2016 and is subject to change quarterly. 2 First-Step Checking account is available exclusively to teens (ages 13-17) and earns an Annual Percentage Yield of 0.05%, which is the prospective rate for March 2017. This rate is subject to change monthly. With this account, you also get the perk of no credit union fees for up to five ATM withdrawals/month on any network. Fees may reduce earnings. 3 Bonuses mentioned above are valid only on new accounts. All accounts and corresponding bonuses subject to qualifications. Please allow 2 weeks from account opening for initial $25 bonus(es). Plus, allow 2 weeks from the first direct deposit posting date, if set up within 60 days of new account opening, for additional $25 bonus to be made. Offers are subject to change. Federally Insured by NCUA.‚Äč

At these workshops, your child will create their money mission statement, learn the importance of saving income from a young age, and work to create a SMART money goal. Dinner will be provided. Parents welcome to attend.
 

Creating SMART Money Goals for Kids
(Recommended for Ages 8-12)

April 11, 2017 at  6:15 p.m.

Firefly Credit Union Training Center
2772 East 82nd Street
Bloomington, MN 55425

Space is limited. Please RSVP here by April 7.

Creating SMART Money Goals for Teens
(Recommended for Ages 13-17)

April 20, 2017 at  6:15 p.m.

Firefly Credit Union Training Center
2772 East 82nd Street
Bloomington, MN 55425

Space is limteed. Please RSVP here by April 17.

Share your creation for a chance to win $100 for your piggy bank.

 

Share your child’s coin saver with us on the Firefly Credit Union Facebook page by visiting the “Start Your Savings Story Photo Contest” tab. We will post some of our favorite creations to our page throughout Youth Month and will will pick our favorite entry, based on originality & creativity, who will win $100 to help boost their savings.

Please note: Contest is open to Firefly members age 17 & under. Entry must be submitted by a parent/guardian age 18 or older on behalf of the youth member. For full contest rules, please visit the “Share Your Savings Story Photo Contest” tab on our Facebook page and click the link at the bottom of the contest entry page.


No purchase necessary to enter. Firefly sticker labels included only in “Start Your Savings Story” kits distributed to new youth members who open a new Share Savings account in-branch during Youth Month (April 2017). One kit per member, quantities limited.

Parent/guardian over age 18 must submit qualifying entry on behalf of child(ren). One entry per individual (parent/guardian may submit multiple entries if for additional child(ren)). Valid entries must be successfully submitted by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on April 30, 2017. See “Start Your Savings Story Photo Contest” tab on Firefly Facebook page for instructions and complete entry rules.

The Power of Knowledge.

Preparing your child to manage their own finances can seem overwhelming. Check out our guides to help you get started.

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