Free2Be Teen Checking Account

A teen checking account1 to help teens 16-17 years old on their financial journey.

Youth Checking Account

Teen checking account benefits for you

  • 24/7 account access: Make transfers, deposit checks,2 get direct deposit, find one of our 80,000+ surcharge-free ATMs,3 and more with an online checking account and mobile banking!
  • Debit card designs: Choose between the El Paso Chihuahuas debit card, the El Paso Locomotive FC debit card4 or the GECU Empowerment debit card.
  • No monthly service fee5: Period. Plus, $0 to open a free checking account for teens and no minimum-daily-balance requirements.6
  • Account Alerts7: Set up custom account and card alerts to stay on top of your money with balance updates, large-withdrawal notices and more.
We’re Here to Answer Your Teen Checking Account Questions
Membership eligibility is required.
1Must have a GECU share account to open a checking account. A one-time deposit of $10 in a GECU share account is all it takes.
2Check deposits are subject to the funds availability policy. Not available for GECU Second Chance Checking accounts.
3Transaction fees may be charged by owner of non-GECU ATMs
4Debit card is available with checking accounts. Fee may apply to special card designs.
5Other fees may apply.
6$2,500 minimum average daily balance to earn dividends.
7Standard text-messaging and data rates may apply through the wireless carrier.
8Limitations apply. See the Team Shop for details.
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