A checking account with accountability
It’s essential to teach good financial principles from a young age. AFFCU is here to help get the process started. We have a checking account available for teens ages 13-17. You can open one for them right now—and still keep a close eye on it with full monitoring rights. Plus, we require all of our JetSpace Checking teens to complete three money management courses found in our online banking system. It’s the perfect way to ensure they’re ready for a debit card and the financial responsibility that comes along with it.
- Free VISA® Debit Card with 12¢ cash back rewards1
- No monthly fees or minimum balance
- Optional share overdraft transfer2
- 24/7 access to mobile app and online banking
- Account is co-signed by parent/guardian, who has monitoring rights
- Teen must complete three online money management courses in CyberMAT Online Banking to meet account requirement
“What isn’t to love about AFFCU? Great customer service, great products, and overall great experiences! Thank you for always being there to take care of my financial needs for over 30 years! I will continue to be a member for life!”Debra Prothro, member since 1983Open a Jetspace Teen Checking Account
Open an account for your teen today. They can access it once they complete their three CyberMAT money courses.Open Account
1 The credit union reserves the right to determine if transactions processed under the 12 cents a pop cash back program are usual and customary. For transactions that are not usual and customary, they are 1) not eligible for the rewards payment and 2) may result in a loss of debit card privileges and any accrued rewards cash. All transactions under $5.00 do not qualify for the program reward.
2 There is a fee for this service.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to open a JetSpace Checking Account?
You can open an account for just $25. After that, you will not need to maintain a minimum balance to keep the account open.
Do I have to have a JetSpace Savings account in order to open a JetSpace Checking account?
Yes, you must have a JetSpace Savings account open in order to open the JetSpace Checking account.
Is there a monthly service fee for this account?
No, there is not a monthly service fee for this account.
What happens to my account when I turn 18 years of age?
When you turn 18, your JetSpace Checking account will automatically convert to a Value Checking. A letter will be mailed with the option to convert your account to a premium checking account.
Can I open a JetSpace Checking account at any time?
No, you must complete and pass 3 educational courses in CyberMAT. Once you have passed all 3 course exams you can either step into a branch or contact the credit union to open you JetSpace Checking account.
Can I get a debit card with this account?
Yes, both the primary and joint can have a debit card.
Can I order checks with this account?
Yes, you can order checks for this account.
For more information or if you have a question, please get in touch with us.Contact Us
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