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Zard® Accounts

Is your teen ready for the next step toward financial independence? Set your teen up for success with Zard. This program teaches money management skills while giving your teen control of their own money.

Graduate to adulthood with Zard

Empower your teen to develop healthy saving and spending habits with Zard. You get peace of mind knowing your teen is learning solid money management skills for their future. A win-win for everyone.

A Zard Share Account can be opened individually or joint with a parent, grandparent, or other responsible individual, as long as the teen is eligible for membership. The “share” represents the teen’s share of ownership in SECU, just like a regular Share Account.

Zard Share Account features include:
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Zard Checking

Zard lets teens control their money with access to a Checking Account and a Zard Visa® Debit Card for purchases and ATM transactions.

Zard Checking Account features include:

  • No minimum balance4
  • $1 monthly maintenance fee5
  • Competitive dividend rate.2 View our current Share and Deposit Rates.
  • A joint account with a parent, grandparent, or other responsible adult is required for members under the age of 186
  • Individual accounts are available for members ages 18-19 years old
  • Account automatically converts to regular SECU Checking Account when the owner turns 20 years old

Get life insurance coverage at no cost

Teen Zard account holders are eligible to receive $1,000 of Group Term Life Insurance at no cost.3 This coverage can be increased to $10,000 for $18 per year by:

  • A teen, if 15 years or older

  • A parent or legal guardian on the teen’s behalf if the teen is under the age of 15