Young Savers

For children and young people

Two smiling young boysChildren and young people under 16 can save their money with Essex Savers net Credit Union Limited. To become Young Savers members they must:

  • live in Essex;
  • be at school in Essex; or
  • have a family member who lives in Essex, works in Essex or is being educated in Essex; and

be sponsored by an adult relative or guardian who is a member of Essex Savers.

Money may be deposited in Essex Savers by or on behalf of Young Savers members. To apply for Young Savers membership, download our application form using the button below and bring it to one of our service points with the child or young person's birth certificate and proof of child benefit or admission to a school register. Young Savers members do not pay a membership fee but at least £1 must be deposited in their account.

Smartcash is a prepaid debit card available to young savers aged 8-16. Click the second button below for details.