GEICO FCU Blog

Back To School

It's never too early to start thinking about setting your student (or yourself!) up for a successful school year. Check out these resources to make sure all of your finances are in order by the time school is back in session.

Student Accounts

Designed for young adults ages 16-261, these accounts are an excellent way for students to learn to manage their finances and start a relationship with their financial institution. Plus parents and guardians can monitor the account activity online and easily transfer funds or set up automatic transfers for reoccurring expenses.

GEICO Federal Credit Union's Student Checking Accounts include:

  • No fees and no minimum balance
  • One FREE order of checks and an ATM card
  • FREE Visa® Debit Card2 for purchases and access to America's largest Surcharge-Free Allpoint® ATM network available at local and national retailers.
  • Overdraft Line of Credit up to $500 available.3
  • Secure 24/7 account access with FREE online banking, online bill pay.4

Secure Chip Credit Cards

Getting everything needed for the school year while building credit. GEICO Federal Credit Union reports our members' payment histories and can help get you or your student to a better credit score with our MasterCard® Secured Credit Card.  

Personal Loans

Save the stress for exams and papers; cover any additional tuition, housing and miscellaneous expenses  using a personal loan. GEICO Federal Credit Union offers competitive rates on our personal loans and allows you to borrow up to $20,000 to cover expenses.5

 


1 Young adults must be between the ages of 16 to 26. Parent or guardian is required as joint account owner. Eligibility based on parent's or guardian's creditworthiness.

2 Minimum age of 18 is required to obtain a Visa® Check Card.

3 Applicant under 21 years of age require a cosigner for the MasterCard® Classic Card and the Overdraft Line of Credit. Loan subject to approval. Minimum age of 18 required to apply.

4 Account holder must sign up for GEICO FCU's Online Banking service in order to use online bill pay.

5 Loan subject to approval.