Youth Savings Account

When it comes to financial responsibility, you can never start teaching it too early. When children become teenagers and adulthood is just around the corner, it’s even more important to teach them the skills they need to be financially successful. A Hercules First Federal Credit Union Youth Savings Account is the perfect first step.

Encourage Saving for the future

Teach Good Financial Habits

"Cash for Grades" Program

Youth Checking Accounts with Co-Signer

Student Accounts

At Hercules First Federal Credit Union, we LOVE our K-12 students and want to reward you for all your great efforts at school. During the school year you can earn money for getting good grades. If you are not already a member, EVERY student is welcome to join our credit union. So come in today and get started.

We know that education is important for a strong financial future. That’s why Hercules Credit Union encourages our Youth Members’ scholastic achievements with our “Cash For Grades” program.

  • Bring a parent or guardian with your report card from last semester to get started
  • Get $2 for every “A or equivalent”
  • Get $1 for every “B or equivalent”
  • The money is deposited into your Hercules First Federal Credit Union account
  • Available to all K-12 students
Youth playing on a laptop.

Scholarships

This scholarship contest is designed to acknowledge exceptional students in our community. The mission statement at Hercules First Federal Credit Union is to help our members achieve their financial goals while “Growing Stronger Together”. Hercules recognizes these young individuals are the key to our future as a credit union and a community. We believe in the potential of these students.

The essay winners will be selected solely by Hercules First Federal Credit Union and its designated judges. All decisions will be final.

Winners will receive:

  • 1st Place $1500
  • 2nd Place $1000
  • 3rd Place $500
 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Essay competition is open to high school seniors of the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Applicants must plan to pursue an undergraduate degree of certification from an accredited college, university or technical school in 2022.
 

Process

  • Submit a short essay (no longer than 1,000 words double spaced) on the topic of “How can Hercules First Federal Credit Union help those in our community achieve financial success.”
  • Essays will be accepted from October 15, 2021 – January 31, 2022.
  • Submit essays by emailing them to scholarships@herculescu.com.
  • Recipients will be notified in February 2022.
 

Essay Topic

“How can Hercules First Federal Credit Union help those in our community achieve financial success.”

If you have any additional questions concerning this contest, please call Amy Durrant or Alan Slagowski at 801-968-9011.