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 Posted:  2/6/2014 13:04

The Starting Point Account

Steps in the right direction

PLCU is committed to serving the entire family with special accounts for specific age groups.  Each program is a step on the road to becoming a financially responsible adult.

Stepping Up To ResponsibilityStepping up to responsibility

The Starting Point Account
(ages 13-17)

When learning to drive, there's no substitute for behind-the-wheel experience.  And the best way to learn about money is by using real financial tools.

Think of a Starting Point Account as a financial learner's permit, introducing teens to the services they'll use throughout their lives.

  • Regular savings account
  • Checking account - free with eStatements*
  • Free first order of 50 checks
  • Debit card* that's also good for online purchases
  • Student Visa with up to $500 limit* (minimum age 15)
*Parent or guardian required as co-signer.  Other restrictions may apply.

Plus this special savings option:
  • 12-month Certificate
    Open with as little as $50 and make additional deposits any time.†
    † Aggregate amount of additional deposits limited to $25,000.
Brass CU magazine
They'll also receive this free quarterly magazine with financial tips and stories geared to their interests.

Parents — you provide guidance
Just as a student driver needs a qualified instructor, your teen needs you to show them the ropes.  Use their Starting Point Account to teach them to balance a checkbook, track their money, and think before spending.

Anyone 13 to 17 with a parent or guardian who is a PLCU member can open a Starting Point Account.

Take the next step — call (888-495-3400) or visit your nearest PLCU Branch to open a Looney Tunes, Starting Point or Young Adult account today!

Minimum opening deposit of $5 and a one-time $5 membership fee.

Connect to Brass

brass|MEDIA Inc. is about young adults, money, and how it affects our lives.
PLCU wants to convey to you the importance of understanding how money works.  For your dreams to come true, you need to know how money and your life interact.  We are committed to helping you meet your financial challenges and reaching your dreams.  Visit Brass Media online - our newest publication for youth.

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