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Youth savings accounts are available for children and teens 18 years of age and younger. These accounts are designed to teach them to save for the future, and are available in two specific age groups. Each age group receives rewards specific to the account type.

Kirby Kangaroo® Club - 11 years and younger

Your child will receive a punch card when the account is open. For each deposit made, the child will receive one punch. When the card has reached ten punches, it can be redeemed for special gifts at the credit union.

Claim Your Youth™ Teens Financial Network - 12-18 years

The Claim Your Youth program helps teens manage their finances and provides them with a solid foundation for success. This program also offers teens the opportunity to learn the responsibilities of a checking account.

  • $25.00 minimum balance
  • Special prizes when account is opened
  • Quarterly newsletters with coupons for special rewards
  • Birthday milestone rewards for 13th, 15th and 16th birthdays.
  • Scholarship opportunity for high school seniors
  • Interactive website with educational financial information for teens

Claim Your Youth™ Scholarship Opportunity

Family Security Credit Union is proud to support high school seniors in furthering their education. We are excited to give five $1000.00 scholarships to qualifying Family Security Credit Union Youth Members. Please see the qualifications below.

  • Complete the online application.
  • Student must have a Claim Your Youth Account to qualify.
  • Write a 500-word essay on specified topic - To be announced annually.  2023-2024 Topic:  How do you feel you have contributed to your community, and how would you apply the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People” in today’s society?
  • Mail or email us your most recent college acceptance letter from a college, trade school, or certificate program.
  • Applications, essays and acceptance letters will be accepted October 1st - March 31st of each year. Winners will be notified by May 1st.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior.
  • Scholarship checks can be made payable to the college of choice or to the Claim Your Youth member. (If the check is made payable to the Claim Your Youth member, an IRS Form 1099-MISC will be prepared.)

Mail Required Items To:
Family Security CU
2204 Family Security Place
Decatur, AL 35603

E-mail Required Items To:
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