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Youth Savings Account

Put your children on the path to financial success with a Youth Savings Account. Whether you wish to teach your 6-year-old the value of saving or set your teen up with their first checking account, TruWest has the right benefits to help them start their financial journey.

  • Free membership
  • Kids rewards program
  • $5 deposit covered by TruWest1
  • For youth under 18 years old

Wild About Savings

When you visit a branch to open a Youth Savings Account for a child under 13 years old, they will automatically be enrolled in the Wild About Savings rewards program for kids:

  1. At account opening, your child receives a wallet with their own stamp card.
  2. Your child earns one stamp for each deposit they make into their savings account2.
  3. Each stamp earns a sticker or temporary tattoo.
  4. Six stamps earns a tote bag filled with fun activities.
  5. Twelve stamps earns a giraffe plush bank3.


Frequently Asked Questions

Next Steps

As easy as 1, 2, 3

Apply for a Youth Savings Account

Before completing an account application, you’ll need to have the following information handy:

  • Personal information (name, address, ID number)
  • Employment and salary information
  • Social security number
  1. 1
    Start the process by applying for an account.
  2. 2
    New Member– Complete New Member Form
    If you are not a member, go to New Members, fill out the Disclosure form, and then choose Next.
  3. 3
    Existing Member – Complete Account Application
    If you are already a TruWest member, go to Existing Members, and follow the on-screen instructions to continue to the account application. You can also apply through the mobile app by selecting Apply for an Account/Loan in the mobile app menu.
  4. 4
    Choose Accounts
    Complete the account application, including selecting your desired accounts.


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1Offer valid 1/1/2022 to 12/31/2022 and subject to change without notice.
2Limit one stamp per day.
3Limit one giraffe plush bank per member.