Missouri credit unions joined their peers across the country for the 11th Annual National Credit Union Youth Week and the National Youth Saving Challenge. Nationwide, young members deposited $21,330,810 into their savings accounts with 241 participating credit unions receiving deposits from 125,867 youths. The average child deposit was $169. In Missouri, 12 credit unions reported the following activity:
|Youth Saving Challenge in Missouri|
|New Youth Accounts||325|
Participating credit unions included:
*National Youth Saving Challenge winners that were randomly chosen to award $100 to a super saver.Photo caption: Neighbors Credit Union awarded young member Logan with a $100 bill for being a super saver during Youth Week. "Logan deposited the money right back into his account," says Samantha Dickson, Neighbors marketing coordinator. "He said that he is saving for college!"