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Student Checking Account

A free checking account designed for students 13- 24 years old.

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Perfect for putting your student on the path to a responsible financial future.

  • Best For

    Best For

  • Dividends

    Dividends

  • Opening Deposit

    Opening Deposit

  • Monthly Fee

    Monthly Fee

  • Minimum Balance

    Minimum Balance

  • Best For

    Busy students who want easy access to their money.

  • Dividends

    0.50%* on balances up to $10,000

  • Opening Deposit

    $5

  • Monthly Fee

    None

  • Minimum Balance

    None

  • Easy Online Access To Funds

    Easy Online Access to Funds
    Get money when you need it

  • 0 MINIMUM BALANCES

    No Minimum Balance
    Keep as much or as little money in your account

  • Free Atms

    Free ATMs
    73,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide

  • Overdraft Protection

    Overdraft Protection
    Accidents happen, and we've got your student covered

  • Links To Parents Membership

    Links to Parents' Membership
    For easy funds transfer

  • Optional Spending Limits

    Optional Spending Limits
    Daily limits for your peace of mind- and only if you want them

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I’ve been banking with BR Telco for some years now (along with my mother) and now my two daughters. I truly love and appreciate the associates there! They are kind, they listen and will take very good care of whatever the situation is.

Nzinga T.

You can begin the process online, over the phone, or in-person.

Not yet a member? Apply for a Baton Rouge Telco membership now.

Checking a balance is quick and easy with all of our digital banking tools. We offer online Banking, a Mobile App, text banking, MANDI, and more.

Standard text message and data rates may apply from your wireless carrier.

If funds are unavailable in the checking account, we will transfer money from the savings account (if available) to cover the transaction. This service is available at $5 charge per item.

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*APY – Annual Percentage Yield. APY is Telco’s current rate. Rates may change after account is opened. Minimum deposit of $5.00 to open account. Dividends are calculated on a daily balance method and are compounded and credited monthly.