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Manage your cash: Checking accounts for students

Going away to college comes with lots of newfound freedom. Sometimes the extra responsibility of paying for expenses and managing bills can leave students feeling overwhelmed. When you open a TFCU College Checking account, you'll get access to exclusive tools that will help you keep track of loan payments, credit lines and cash. With this account, you can establish good money habits and setup a plan to pay bills on time, plan for spending, and continue to build savings while at college. Right now we're giving every student who opens a TFCU College Checking account a $50 bonus.1

College checking account features

  • No dividends paid on account
  • No minimum balance or monthly fee
  • Unlimited ATM withdrawals

1 Cash bonus is for new relationships only. Must be age 17 or over. To be eligible for a $50 bonus, you must establish online banking, enroll in E-Statements and download our mobile app within sixty (60) days from the date the account was opened. Accounts that have been open for at least 60 days and that have met all requirements will receive the bonus as a checking account credit within three business days of meeting requirements and 60-day timeline, assuming accounts are in good standing. Bonus may be reported to the IRS as required by law. This offer ends on December 31, 2017 and cannot be combined with other offers.

A TFCU Membership, Emergency Savings Share or TFCU College Checking account is a requirement for membership in Thrivent Federal Credit Union. To maintain membership a par value of one share ($1) must be kept in the account at all times. If you fall below the par value you have six months to increase the balance or your membership may be terminated.