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FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Learn how to start saving for your child's college education by using this calculator.
- College is a big investment. Use our private student loan, cuScholar, to help pay for all qualified college education expenses.
- MyMoney.gov is the U.S. Government website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education.
Information for Parents
A child or teen can open an account at New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union with only $5 -- the first step, we hope, to future financial savvy. We also provide:
- Checking and Visa® Debit Cards*
- First car financing*
- Coverdell Education Savings Accounts*
- Individual Retirements Accounts (IRAs)*
*Accounts for youth under 18 require parental authorization and signature. Parents are co-owners of the accounts.
In an effort to teach kids -- the adult spenders and money managers of tomorrow about personal finance, New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union provides a number of products and services that help young people -- and their parents -- manage their money and prepare for the future.
New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union:
regularly visits local middle and high schools to present money management seminars to students.
provides a high school financial planning curriculum from the National Endowment for Financial Education to local teachers at no charge.
offers an educational CD-ROM financial program from Visa® for middle and high school students.
presents evening seminars for teens and younger children.
The bottom line on financial education is that it works to help children live better lives as adults.
For more information on any of these products or services, email us, call 889-7755 or 800-347-2838 (outside the Albuquerque area), or visit a Financial Consultant at any of our 16 branch offices.