Youth Accounts

We believe that learning about money is as important as earning it.

With Casera's financial solutions for young members, it doesn't matter what age you are; saving money will help you get what you need and take you where you want to go.


FAT CAT® Account

Saving money is fun for kids at Casera.

Our FAT CAT account helps our youngest members develop good saving habits. If you have not yet reached your 13th birthday, a FAT CAT daily interest account will teach you the basics of money management.

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Increased earnings

Interest earned on the daily balance paid monthly.

Grow your savings

Deferred participation in Casera's Member Common Share Subscription Plan. Term deposits are available with a minimum $100 deposit.

Learn about technology

Access your account through Online Banking and the Casera CU Mobile App.

Have fun saving

You will receive a postcard on your birthday (for members aged 6 - 12).

Secure deposits

All deposits are 100% guaranteed by the Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba.


HEADSTART® Account

Bank on your future.

HEADSTART is designed for young people between the ages of 13 and 17. Your HEADSTART membership will help you become financially successful by introducing you to the dynamics of chequing accounts and banking technology.

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Easy to save

No minimum amount required to maintain your account.

Grow your savings

Deferred participation in Casera's Member Common Share Subscription Plan. Term deposits are available with a minimum $100 deposit.

Flexibility

No minimum balance is required, but funds on deposit must be adequate to cover written cheques.

Learn about technology

Receive a MEMBER CARD® debit card for ATM and direct payment transactions. Access your account through Online Banking and the Casera CU Mobile App.

Simple management

Monthly e-statements if chequing utilized; quarterly otherwise.

Secure deposits

All deposits are 100% guaranteed by the Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba.



HEADSTART® GradPac Account

Introducing post-secondary students to a world of opportunity.

If you are between the ages of 18 and 25 and enrolled in a post-secondary institution, Casera's HEADSTART GradPac daily interest savings account is for you. Flexible, convenient and designed to maximize your earnings, HEADSTART GradPac has all the benefits and features that a young person studying at a college or university requires.


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Increased earnings

Interest earned on the daily balance paid monthly.

Grow your savings

Deferred participation in Casera's Member Common Share Subscription Plan. Term deposits are available with a minimum $100 deposit.

Flexibility

No minimum balance is required, but funds on deposit must be adequate to cover written cheques.

Convenient technology

Receive a MEMBER CARD debit card for ATM and direct payment transactions. Access your account through Online Banking and the Casera CU Mobile App.

Simple management

Monthly e-statements if chequing utilized; quarterly otherwise.

Secure deposits

All deposits are 100% guaranteed by the Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba.


Higher Education Lines of Credit

When you decide to pursue your education, we can help.

A Casera Higher Education Line of Credit can assist members whose financial resources limit their ability to further their education. A line of credit will cover your expenses relating to continuing education, such as tuition, books or equipment.

Payments are interest-only while you are enrolled in school and for six months after you are no longer a student. Interest is calculated on the daily closing balance at prime rate +1% and charged to your account at the end of every month.


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Low cost, variable prime rate +1%

Repayment is interest-only while in school.

Great for budgeting

Credit limit pre-determined. Separate education chequing account. ATM access not available.

Online convenience

Manage your account with Online Banking and the Casera CU Mobile App.

Save money

Interest is calculated on the outstanding daily balance and charged monthly.

Detailed management

Transactions and balances appear on monthly e-statements.

Peace of mind

Life insurance is available.


Casera Bursary Program

Supporting local students since 1972.

Bursaries of $750 each are awarded annually to graduating students from neighbourhood high schools. To qualify, students will enter either a post-secondary educational, professional, trade or vocational institution, or enroll in an apprenticeship program. Bursaries are based on academic achievement, community and school activities and programs, and financial needs.


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Leverage your experience

Apply your academic achievements, community involvement, and volunteer work.

Peace of mind

Use the bursary to help pay for tuition, books or equipment.

The following schools are participating partners in Casera's bursary program:

  • Calvin Christian Collegiate
  • College Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau
  • Dakota Collegiate
  • Immanuel Christian School
  • Murdoch MacKay Collegiate
  • Springfield Collegiate Institute
  • Transcona Collegiate Institute

The 2022 bursary program is now closed.  Bursary recipients will be announced in future emails and newsletters.

Please check back here in early 2023 for the new bursary application.


High School Credit Unions

Learn about money and have fun.

If you are a student at Dakota Collegiate, you will want to join your school’s credit union. Lancer Credit Union is offered as a credit course and operates as a financial co-operative run by students. Over the school year, you will save money in a credit union account, learn about consumer issues, and become proficient at money management. Casera supports the student-run credit union through mentoring and ongoing in-class presentations.


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Career development

Develop leadership and teamwork skills, learn about the financial industry, and understand career opportunities in the banking sector.

Enhanced education

Learn to become a wise consumer and astute money manager. Gain access to scholarships and bursary opportunities.

Save money

Invest in your future by saving money in a credit union account.

Have fun

Plan and participate in a variety of fun events that help raise the profile of your high school's credit union.

Talk to us.

Together, we'll work on achieving your financial goals.

Call 204-958-6300 or book an appointment at your nearest branch.