Practice Makes Perfect!
Teach kids and teens to manage their own finances in a safe, educational environment. Parents can help children gain practical experience and learn to make good financial decisions by using cuEARN to save, spend, earn, budget and pay a loan.
cuEARN connects your Armco CU Youth Savings Accounts to a parent account. It will be accessed through our Online Banking and Mobile Banking app. This is a FREE service to help parents teach basic finances to kids, tweens and teens in a fun and safe environment.
cuEARN offers many features to help parents teach lessons that last a lifetime.
- Conveniently transfer money between accounts in real time. Don’t carry cash? Forget to leave your child money? cuEARN uses push notifications for kids to submit requests for money. Simply review the request and if approved, money is transferred and available immediately.
- Manage allowance. Kids and teens can earn money for completing chores and tasks. Assign dollar values to each chore. The parent reviews and approves them as they are completed. Once approved the money is transferred from the parent account into the child’s account.
- Parent loan. Does your child always ask for the newest toy or technology? Now they can request a parent loan. Negotiate interest rates and terms. cuEARN will send payment reminders and calculate interest. A great way to teach kids about lending, interest, and repaying loans.
- Create a budget. Kids learn about budgeting and money management with the budgeting module.
- Parental card controls. Encourage kids and teens to spend their own money by using an ATM or Mastercard debit card. You’ll enjoy peace of mind knowing you can set card limits using parental controls. A safe way to learn how debit cards actually work. Youth ATM & Debit Card details.
- Pay for grades. Parents have the option to pay for grades once students upload them to cuEARN.
- The cuEARN platform is available FREE to members and is accessed through Online or Mobile Banking.
- Youth must open an Armco CU Youth Savings Account. cuEARN cannot link to UTMA accounts. View Youth Savings Account details.
- cuEARN can link to multiple Youth Savings Accounts but only one parent account.
- cuEARN is part of the ArmcoCU financial literacy initiative designed to provide the tools necessary to achieve financial freedom.
- Check out other Armco CU Youth products designed to incentivize kids and teens to learn life-long financial skills. View Youth Accounts.
- Check out ArmcoU – a myriad of financial resources for all ages. Look under the LEARN menu on our homepage.
Armco CU protects the information privacy of our younger members. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information about children under age 13 from our website. If a person sends personal information to us through any online service and identifies himself or herself as being under the age of 13, we will only use that information to respond directly to that child or to notify the parents. We will not retain such information unless we obtain parental consent.