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.

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

Sleep in on Thanksgiving weekend

The busiest shopping day of the year is the day after Thanksgiving. It’s also known as Black Friday because that’s when many retailers go into the black, a term that means they start showing a profit. Over the past several years, some stores are even choosing to open... 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

A season for a wind(fall)

By: Keith Fall has arrived and with it comes bright colors, brisk air, warmer clothes, and of course, football. It also brings great opportunities to boost your savings account. Earning extra money may not immediately come to mind when you first think of the season,... read more

Halloween money saving ideas

The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will spend $7.4 billion on Halloween, including candy, costumes, and decorations.It’s big money for parents and kids. Americans are even expected to spend $350 million on costumes for their pets! Despite those... read more

Tools for back to school shopping

Heading back to school means buying binders, pens, and maybe even a pair of shoes. If you worked as a lifeguard, nanny, or lawnmower this summer, you might have some cash of your own. When you think about buying a new backpack for school this year, ask yourself, “Is... read more

Take a ride in Coeur d’Alene, enjoy the summer splendor

Welcome to summer. School’s out, the days are long, and it’s a perfect time to be outside and enjoy the perks of the season. Starting August 8, STCU is sponsoring free summer carriage rides in Downtown Coeur d’Alene. 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Fridays, beginning August 8... 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

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.

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Credit 2 Kids

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

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Money Camp

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

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Money Live

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

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