Smart money skills start here.
The financial lessons children are taught early in life will have an influence on the decisions they make once they start earning and handling their own money. You can start your kids on the right track by opening a Kirby Kangaroo Account.
Kirby Kangaroo gives kids 12 and younger the opportunity to make deposits and withdrawals. They also can start learning about dividends and how a savings account can help them earn money. Plus, Kirby Kangaroo gives kids positive reinforcement for meeting savings milestones by rewarding them with fun prizes.
Open your Kirby Kangaroo Account with $5 and your child's social security number. Then, for every $10 they save, they'll receive one Kirby Credit they can use for prizes. The more they save, the bigger the prize! They will also get:
Visit Kirby’s website to learn cool new stuff about your money, read jokes, and play games with Kirby.
As your savings grow you’ll collect Kirby credits which can be redeemed for many great prizes. You’ll get one credit for every $10 saved!
► Save some of the money you get from doing chores, from allowance and gifts. Saving just 25¢ of every dollar you get will add up.
► Make one or more savings goals and stick to them.
► Learn to keep a budget, which is a record of how much money you get and how you spend it.
► Spend your money wisely so you always have some left to save.
► Keep your money safe by putting it in a Sandia Area savings account.
► Help your money grow faster by keeping it in your savings account. The credit union gives you extra money,called dividends for keeping your money there.
► Try to make a deposit in your savings account every month.
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