For our youngest members, Wings Financial offers Jr. JetSavers, a savings and education program for kids ages birth to 12 years. Jr. JetSavers supports and rewards good savings habits with:
The Educational Testing Services reported that “students who do more reading at home are better readers and have higher math scores.” What a great motivation to read with your kids! Here are some resources for you to use at home, with a financial education piece. Please feel free to suggest some of your favorite books to us as well and check back for more titles.
Our top pick for parents is Finance 101 for Kids: Money Lessons Children Cannot Afford to Miss by Walter Andal.
From those first deposits toward college, to weekly allowances, to an official paycheck, a Custodial Savings account provides our younger members a foundation for a lifetime of good financial habits. A parent, grandparent or other custodian may open an account for a minor under 18.
The next step for our members ages 16-22 is the SOAR program. We are pleased to offer free classes designed to help our younger members make smart financial choices. Members who complete all listed classes and score at least 80% on their post test will receive a $100 reward, deposited to their Share Savings account!