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Youth First Program

Children start retaining information at a very young age, which is why it’s crucial to start molding positive financial behaviors. Our Youth First program will guide your child on a journey through the different stages of their financial life.

3rd Annual Youth First Scholarship Awards Program

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Congratulations!

People First FCU is honored to announce the winners of the 2021 Youth First Scholarship Awards Program. Five (5) local high school graduating seniors were awarded with a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarships can be used for tuition, room and board or the purchase of schoolbooks and materials. Graduating seniors who are members of People First and will be attending a college, university, or trade school in 2021 were eligible to apply.

The 2021 People First Federal Credit Union scholarship winners are listed on our Scholarship news page. Applications for next year's program will be open in early 2022.

Start the conversation about money

It's a Money ThingLearn about all of life's obstacles, and adventures with our fun, interactive financial education library. It's A Money Thing breaks down all of life's choices and prepares you for a better future. People First is committed to helping you be ready and learn about money!

Topics are broken into categories:

  • Earning an income
  • Buying Goods & Services
  • Saving
  • Using Credit
  • Borrowing
  • Financial Investing
  • Protecting & Insuring
  • The Credit Union Advantage

Check out the entire video library!

 

Pennsylvania Uniform Transfer to Minors Act (PUTMA) Accounts

PUTMA accounts are available for our young savers to start with a savings account that only the Custodian (i.e. parent, grandparent, interested persons) can conduct financial transactions. The funds in the account are used only for the benefit of the Minor without tax liability. PUTMA accounts are opened with the child's social security number and personal information. Primary Share & Share Draft Accounts are also available with a joint owner (age restrictions apply). These accounts are great for children who are starting to work and need an account for direct deposit or access to a Visa Debit Card*.

Schedule an appointment today!

Call 610.797.7440 or visit any of our convenient branch locations.

*Account must qualify.

 

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