Why TruWest

Good Saving Habits Start Early

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 one of our Financial Service Centers 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

Required Documents

As easy as 1, 2, 3

Apply for a Youth Savings Account

When visiting a branch location, please bring the following information with you:

  • For parent:
    • Personal information (name, address, ID number)
    • Employment and salary information
    • Social security number
  • For youth:
    • Personal information (name, address)
    • Original birth certificate and social security card
    • Social security number


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.