When it comes to saving for your goals, we’ll help you get off to a great start! Our Start Savings Account is part of our Start Financial Program which offers special accounts, learning, and advice for teens, young adults, and members new to loans.
If you’re under 18 years old: We welcome you to open a Start Savings Account, as long as a parent or guardian becomes a joint owner on your account. Parents will have access to monitor and help manage their child’s account and transfer funds to them through online and mobile banking.
Start Savings Account features:
For members age 14 to 22
FREE – no monthly fee
Advantis pays you 1.00% APY** (on balances up to $500)
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Earn an incredible interest rate
Start Savings pays you 1.00% APY** on your money (on balances up to $500). This means you’ll earn money from your money every month, helping you grow your savings faster!
Always free, no matter what
Unlike many big banks, Advantis charges you no monthly fee. In fact, we pay you every month in interest!
No requirements (for real)
You don’t have to maintain a certain balance or do a bunch of things to make sure your account stays free. Just focus on saving for what’s most important to you.
30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide
Get cash at 100+ ATMs in Portland, and thousands nationwide through the Co-Op network.
Boost your money smarts with free online learning
After you open any account or loan that’s part of the Start Financial Program, we’ll email you short videos that will teach you all the basics when it comes to your finances. Below are the videos you’ll receive after you open your Start Savings Account.
Call us at 503-785-2528 (Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm)
**APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Rates are accurate as of 05/14/2019. Balances over $500 earn 0.15% APY. The APY may change after account opening. Minimum amount to open a Start Savings is $5. You must be between the ages of 14 to 22 years old in order to qualify for the Start Savings account. Only one Start Savings account per member and member number (membership). No Primary member can have two Start Savings accounts (they can be joint on another account that has a different primary member.) For Start Savings accounts, on the first day of the month following your 23rd birthday, your account will convert to a Regular Savings account.