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Student Rewards Checking is the ideal first checking account for teens and young adults heading off to college. It offers all the features of a regular checking account, with the added bonus of cash rewards just for managing your money responsibly.
This is NOT your parents' checking account! Just by practicing smart money management, we'll reward you with additional cash deposits available exclusively with Student Rewards Checking.
Whether you're going away to school or staying close to home, Student Rewards Checking is the perfect collegiate companion.
Sign up for Student Rewards Checking today online or at one of our 50+ locations.
Online Banking — Visit tcunet.com, Select Login and Click Enroll.
Mobile Banking — Download the TCU App from your mobile device. Then you can view your accounts, transactions, transfers funds and more. Also, deposit checks from anywhere using the camera on your mobile device when you enroll in Mobile Deposit.
eStatements — In Online/Mobile Banking go to ‘Settings’ and then eDocuments to receive your statements and notices electronically.
Round-Up Savings — In Online/Mobile Banking go to ‘Accounts & Loans’ and Round-Up Savings and opt-in.
Once you have completed these requirements, you will automatically receive your $10 reward.
You will automatically receive your $10 reward one you have used the TCU App, enrolled in Online Banking and registered for eStatements and Roundup Savings.
Complete at least six modules in the program you are participating in with a passing score (70% or higher). Then present your Certificate of Completion/transcript at any TCU Service Center to receive your $25 reward. You may either present a printed certificate or present it via your mobile device.
How do I participate in the Financial Empowerment Program?
Check with your school — TCU has partnerships with many schools and colleges that offer the Financial Empowerment Program.
Self-Guided Programs — You can also visit tcunet.com/empower to learn more about self- and mentor-guided programs that are available.
You will receive the $10 no overdraft award for every 12 consecutive months you go without having an overdraft.
Primary member must be 14 to 23 years of age. Primary must be 23 year of age or younger to qualify and receive Rewards. One Student Rewards Checking account per member. All Rewards are automatically deposited into the Student Rewards Checking Account. Rewards Program was effective as of April 1, 2019. The $25 TCU Financial Empowerment Program Reward, the $10 TCU Mobile App, Online Banking, eStatements and Round-Up Savings are one-time rewards.
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If you're between the ages of 14 and 17, you and a parent/legal guardian can open your Student Rewards Checking by visiting your nearby TCU branch. Be sure you each bring two forms of valid ID. You can find a list of acceptable IDs here.
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Developing a budget based on your monthly income, expenses and savings is the first step.
Even a small, regular contribution toward your retirement has the potential to grow into a large nest egg.
It is important to build up your savings to cover emergencies and to plan for your future. As a general rule, you should maintain enough savings to cover three to six months of your regular expenses.
Want to know more? Call or visit your local TCU service center or book an appointment when it's convenient for you.