Youth Accounts

Youth Accounts

Preparing your children to take over their own finances one day can be a daunting task for any parent. Here at SunWest, we make it easy for children to learn about their finances while getting excited for what the future holds. Take a look at our youth accounts designed to help different age groups achieve their financial goals and most importantly, HAVE FUN! 

Pounce Accounts Blog Future Funders Blog SunWest Blog 

Pounce Accounts (Ages 0-12)

Pounce Accounts are SunWest's new kids' accounts! Designed for children ages 0-12, these accounts focus on getting kids excited about their financial journey thanks to program ambassadors, "Pounce" the Ocelot and "Paws" the Mountain Lion. Start your children off with solid financial education now to build a stronger future for them AND receive some great perks: 

  • Fee-free Kids' Accounts
  • Earn 3% on the first $1,000 
  • Receive $10 deposit & goodie bag upon account opening
  • Choice of prize after 4 deposits of $5 or more with Pounce sticker card
  • Seasonal contests, prizes, & giveaways
  • Financial education tailored to your little one's journey 

Future Funders (Ages 13-17)

SunWest's Future Funders Accounts help prepare teens for a healthy financial future as they enter the workforce for the first time. They will be able to engage with our staff, ask important questions, and follow our blog and social media to learn all about their finances. Open a teen account today for exclusive offers and rewards: 
  • Fee-free teen accounts
  • Earn 3% on your first $1,000 on deposit with SunWest
  • Future Funders checking account and debit card
  • $10 deposit + goodie bag with new account
  • Earn $25 for every 8th deposit of $25 or more into your SunWest account
  • A new $1,000 scholarship opportunity every semester
  • Seasonal contests + prizes
  • Future Funders blog with financial tips and education 

Journey Accounts (Ages 18-22)

Our Journey Accounts were designed with the young adult's challenges and financial journey in mind. Whether you're wondering how to balance debt from student loans, purchasing your first car, applying for an apartment, or simply planning for your future, SunWest has you covered. Stop by a branch to open your account and receive the following perks: 

  • $50 deposit upon account opening
  • $1,000 scholarship opportunity every semester
  • Blog with financial education + tips
  • No monthly service fee
  • No minimum balance required
  • Overdraft protection
  • Free online banking with online bill pay
  • Free mobile banking
  • Free direct deposit

Savings rate will match current share rates after the first $1,000. Please see a representative for complete details and disclosures. Terms and conditions are subject to change. 


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