Students



Take advantage of the "YOUR Chequing 40" package. This package, valued at $11.95 per month is FREE for youth age 24 and under. Or for more extensive coverage, you can benefit from the "Chequing Transactions Unlimited - Basic" package for just $3.00.

We also offer the following products and services to our youth: 

Online Banking: including e-Transfers and e-Statements!

Mobile App With our mobile app, the key functions of our online banking service are in the palm of your hand. You'll have your account information anytime, anywhere. Our mobile app is free, simple and safe to use on your phone.

Interac Flash: Tap and pay for smaller purchases using your debit card. It's fast, convenient and secure!

Interac Online: A simple and secure way to pay online using your debit card.

Student Mastercard: Start building a credit rating before you enter the workforce. This card is the perfect "starter" card for post-secondary students over the age of majority. With no annual fees, you’ll see the convenience and security this card offers, as you build your financial future.

Student Lines of Credit: Our student lines of credit are available to any full or part time student attending a recognizable post-secondary institution in a degree, diploma or certificate program.

  • Full time students may borrow, on approved credit, up to $75,000 for their education or up to $150,000 for students enrolled in medical or dentistry programs. 
  • Pay interest only On your loan while attending the program that has been financed. 
  • Competitive rates of interest and flexible repayment schedules available to meet a student’s needs. 
  • Repayment of your loan begins 12 months after your program completion. 
  • Take up to 15 years to repay your student loan (if over $25,000)
Download a copy of our Youth and Student Solutions brochure for more information.


At East Coast Credit Union you are an owner. What does that mean?

When you are a member of a credit union, you own part of the business. Each member has the ability to have a say in how the Credit Union operates. How can I do this, you ask? If you are 19 years of age, you can vote at our Annual General Meetings on important banking decisions that affect you. Not 19 yet? Well, you can voice your opinion and influence youth programs by joining our youth committee. Ask your branch representative how you can get involved.



Annual Bursary Program.
Each year we award bursaries to graduating high school students to help alleviate the stress of paying for education. Our bursary program is based primarily upon community and school involvement, instead of grades.

The deadline for 2017 applicants has passed. Watch for the 2018 package in late January, 2018.



YOUTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
 
East Coast Credit Union's Youth Community Council is made up of a group of young credit union members in the age range of 16-25, who are engaged in:

Giving YOUTH OWNERS a VOICE

Engaging YOUTH in the COMMUNITY

Empowering YOUTH to take CONTROL of their financial futures

 

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