Welcome to STCU Teens!

Making smart financial decisions in your teens can have a lifelong impact. Want to be a millionaire by the time you’re 30? Save up for that awesome car? Know how to pay for college? It all starts with knowing the ins and outs of making savvy financial decisions.

Free fun: Things to do that don’t cost a thing

Spending money is easy. Did you want to see a movie? Pay $10. Do you have plans with your friends for lunch? Bring $7. Are you ready to play the latest video game? That’s $50. But there’s good news! Plenty of fun activities don’t cost a dime. Here are a few. Be active...

read more

Ways to Earn Money: Finding a Job as a Teen

Few people mind receiving a little extra money. But taking the time and effort to earn it can be challenging, especially as a teen. Between school, sports, clubs, and time with friends, it’s often difficult to find the right fit. But the need for cash can persuade...

read more

Congratulations Youth Month winners

Photo: Ben and his dad, pictured in front of Liberty Lake Branch. All of April, we encouraged both new and existing youth STCU members to tell us about their savings goals. After the month was complete, eight lucky winners were awarded Silverwood tickets or fun gift...

read more

Tips for saving money

Checking online reviews is one way to research a purchase. By: Keith There are many ways you can work to save and make the most of your hard earned money. One of my favorite tips for saving money is to be a smart shopper. When I plan to make a purchase over $30, I...

read more

Save time and money with mobile banking

It’s no secret that most teens own a smart phone, but not all of them take advantage of one very valuable application—mobile banking. Your credit union or other financial institution most likely has their own app, and it’s worth checking out. Give these features a try...

read more

Outfitting your first dorm room

By Marya A quick Google search will find you all sorts of college checklists for your first dorm room. They’re designed to help incoming students sort out everything they’ll need for their new pad. But they may also be designed to encourage you to spend money on...

read more

Time + talent + fame = $2 million

Bob Dylan at Massey Hall, Toronto, April 18, 1980. Photo by Jean-Luc Ourlin. By Dan H. Here’s an example of how an insignificant item can become extremely valuable. In many hotel rooms, you’ll find free stationery. If you use it to write letters saying what a great...

read more

What do you do, STCU?

By: Marya Megan Teller Trainer, STCU What do you do at STCU? All new tellers come through my two week class. They’ll learn about credit union rules and regulations, cash handling skills, transaction processing, and much more. I teach other classes and help with...

read more

Teddy Roosevelt partied here

By: Dan We think it’s special whenever STCU opens a branch. One branch, which opened in March 2014, is extra special because it’s in downtown’s historic Hutton Building. Sure, there are plenty of Spokane buildings that were constructed even earlier than the Hutton...

read more

What do you do, STCU?

By: Keith Adam Enterprise Communications Administrator, STCU What do you do at STCU? I help with communication. My responsibilities are in the management and programming of STCU’s phone system. I also help with the planning and implementation of phone system upgrades....

read more

Hundred Dollar Project

We think you can change the world, brighten a life, start a movement, or launch an innovation with just $100. Get us your ideas by October for the chance to win $2,500.

More Details

Credit 2 Kids

Credit 2 Kids is a program recognizing teens for their great work in our community. Presented in partnership with KREM2 news.

More Details

Money Camp

Learn how to avoid getting ripped off, and even become a millionaire by the time you’re 30.

More Details

Money Live

Money Live is a real-life, hands-on simulation designed for high school students.

More Details