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Banking for youth and students

Building positive financial habits with our youngest (and coolest) members

Affordable banking for young people

We make banking easy for young members so they can learn how to save and watch their money grow.

  • Chequing & savings accounts for youth and students
  • Mobile and online banking
  • ATMs across Canada
  • Youth term deposits
  • Education bursaries & grants
  • Financial help for youth in the community
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Bank at home, on the road and on campus

Online banking is as easy as ordering coffee. With 3,600 ATMs, and convenient remote services, visiting a branch is now optional.

  • Mobile banking app
  • Online banking access
  • 3,600+ ATMs around Canada
  • Remote cheque deposit

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Chequing and savings accounts for youth and students

Low fee accounts for the next generation of savvy savers.

Youth chequing

HEADSTART® Masterplan Chequing

Get a head start

For ages 10 to 18. A free chequing account to get started.

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Student chequing

Campus Masterplan

For the budget conscious student

Your keep-it-simple, low monthly fee account for students aged 19 to 25.

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Youth savings

Junior/Youth Savings

Start young and save more

A starter account for young savers aged 18 and under. Good savings habits start here.

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Youth term deposits

Junior/Youth Term Deposit

Start early to save more

Begin your savings journey with a youth term deposit for those aged up to 18 years.

Talk to an advisor
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Earn cash back with purchases

Whether you're buying groceries, dining out with friends, or gassing up your truck, cash back rewards make your money go further.

  • No annual fee
  • 19.99% interest rate
  • Earn cash rewards

See more and apply

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Apply for an education bursary

Enrolled in a post-secondary program? Apply for a bursary to help fund your future. Applications for the Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program are now open. The program has awarded over $2,000,000 to students over the last 15 years. Apply today to get help funding your tomorrow.

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Convenient full service Debit and Credit cards

Apply for an education grant

We provide annual education grants for high-school students applying for post-secondary education.

  • Grants awarded in all four regions
  • $1,000 awarded to each student

Contact your local branch for an application form.

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Know a kid who “WOW”s?

If you know a youth in our community who goes above and beyond, nominate them for a chance of winning a $250 savings account.

Tune into CFTK-TV on the 2nd and last Wednesday of every month to see each month’s WOW Kid.

Nominate a WOW kid

Help the young ‘uns learn all about money

Fun with finance

For under 12s

The Kirby Kangaroo Club helps young members develop good savings habits in a fun, interactive way.

VISIT KIRBY KANGAROO CLUB

Learning good habits

For teens

Claim Your Youth helps teach teenagers good financial habits for life—from budgeting to investing.

Visit Claim Your Youth

Reach us wherever you are

Let your fingers do the walking or come in to see us. 

Meet with an advisor

Book the day and time that suits you.

Visit a branch

We’re open between
9:30am & 4:30pm, M-F.

Send us an email

Email a specific branch or department.

Give us a call

8am-6pm, M-F,
9am-5pm, Sat.

Smithers Branch

3894 1st Avenue
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
250 847-3255
Hazeltons' Branch

4646 10th Avenue
New Hazelton, BC
V0J 2J0
250 842-2255


Houston and District Branch

2365 Copeland Avenue
Houston, BC
V0J 1Z0
250 845-7117
Lakes District Branch

117-35 Lakeview Mall, Hwy 16
Burns Lake, BC
V0J 1E0
250 692-7761
BVIS

1139 Main Street
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
866 811-1110
BVFS

3894 1st Avenue
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
250 847-7936

BVIS

2367 Copeland Avenue
Houston, BC
V0J 1Z0
866 811-1115
BVFS

2367 Copeland Avenue
Houston, BC
V0J 1Z0
250 845-7977
Administration

3872 1st Avenue
Smithers BC
V0J 2N0
250 847-7933
Member Services Contact Centre

3894 1st Avenue
Smithers BC
V0J 2N0
1 877 847-2828

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