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Carbon Zero Teen Accounts

Take control of your finances and your future, while fighting for the planet.

Let Your Climate Passion Inspire Financial Action

By banking with us, you’re choosing a financial institution that is focused on your future — financially and environmentally.

What Can You Do?

While many big banks use your dollars to fund fossil fuel projects, our mission is to help accelerate the transition to clean energy. A Carbon Zero Teen Account enables you to make a difference across the country and most importantly, in your future.

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Fuel Your Mission With Your Dollars

When you open a Carbon Zero Teen Account, every dollar you deposit helps us make clean energy accessible to everyone.

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Bank Online-Only

Offering our services online helps us avoid the carbon emissions that come with a branch location. Instead, access your account using our online & mobile banking.

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Offset Carbon with Your Finances

Use our Carbon Offset Calculator to see how much of an impact your dollars are making to protect the environment.

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Take Action with Your Wallet

When you bank with us, you get access to bio-based compostable debit cards and a Mobile Wallet to pay for purchases via Apple, Google, or Samsung Pay.

Climate Activism Isn’t a Choice For You — It’s Your Future

If you’re between the ages of 14-17, and ready to fight climate change with your wallet, join our mission-focused credit union. See if your vision aligns with ours.

You Believe There Is a Cleaner Way to Power & Protect the Planet

It’s impossible for you to just stand by and watch large corporations and banks pollute the air we breathe and the water we drink. You believe there’s a better way to source energy that reduces the negative impact on the planet and your future.

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You Are Constantly Thinking of How to Mitigate Climate Change

Whether you’re advocating for carbon-neutral solutions to power your local school or bringing awareness to the climate crisis in your town or city, your voice is loud and clear.

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You Believe Your Personal Choices Empower Your Future and The Planet

You’re always looking for ways to lessen your carbon footprint by creating less waste, using bio-degradable materials, or deciding to carpool or ride your bike to school.

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Help Us Fight Climate Change

Here’s what you’ll need to do first.

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Join Clean Energy Credit Union

Our online application makes it easy to join our credit union. A parent or legal guardian must complete the application and a State issued ID is required.

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Download our app and register for Online Banking

Watch your email for online banking registration instructions. Then, access the Clean Energy Credit Union app through your App Store.

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Fund your Carbon Zero Teen Account

There are numerous ways you can deposit your money into your new Clean Energy Credit Union account. Visit our Join page to see all the ways you can transfer money.

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Save & spend as you please while supporting clean energy

Debit cards arrive within days of opening your account and you’ll have access to mobile wallet via Apple, Google, and Samsung Pay.

What is the Impact of Your Dollars?

Ready to see your impact? Enter your current balance to calculate the carbon offset of your account.

Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

The Carbon Zero Teen Account is a youth checking or savings account that is available for teens aged 14-17.

A parent or guardian with government issued ID is required to complete a membership application. Once a member, the parent or guardian must download the Clean Energy Credit Union App and register for Online Banking. Once complete, the parent or guardian will need to deposit money into the new account.

No. Your parent is required is complete a membership application.

There is an option for the teen or the parent/guardian to be the primary account holder.

Savings accounts require a $5 minimum balance to maintain the account (and to maintain your membership in the Credit Union). Checking accounts require a $25 minimum deposit to open the account, but no ongoing minimum monthly balance is required. Money market accounts require a $2,500 minimum balance to maintain the account.

At age 18, the account will be transitioned to our standard checking or savings account with the option for the parent/guardian to remain a joint account holder.

The Carbon Zero Teen Account does not offer access to bill pay or accounts transfers. However, the account does have access to free ATM withdrawals from any MoneyPass ATM along with the ability to share online banking and eStatement access with the parent/guardian.

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