The Features Teens Need

Managing your own money in your own account is a big responsibility. But Suncoast is here to help — every step of the way. If you’re 13 or older, and your parent or legal guardian is willing to be a joint owner, our teen checking account is perfect for you. And it’s free. Download a Teen Checking Account application today.

 

Select a Service:

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    It's Easy to Join

    Opening your first checking account is one of the biggest steps you can take towards financial independence. We’re glad you’re considering us — and we promise to be there for you every step of the way. A few things to consider:

    • You need to be a Suncoast member to open a checking account.
    • If you attend a public school in any of our counties, you’re automatically eligible for membership. If you attend another school or are in college, check your eligibility now.

    Already a member? Download and fill out the Smart Checking account application, then turn it in to a local branch to open a checking account.

Checking That's More Than Free

Not only is checking free at Suncoast, but you’ll earn rewards redeemable for travel and merchandise plus local schools benefit as well.  We’re proud of how we stack up against banks. See for yourself some of the savings and benefits we offer.

Choose a Product:

Product Name

Initial Deposit

Minimum Balance

Rate Type

Dividend Rates*

APY**

Term in Months

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Smart Checking

Initial Deposit

$0.00

Minimum Balance

$0.00

Rate Type

Variable

Dividend Rates*

0.05 %

APY**

0.05 %

Term in Months

N/A

  • Convenient mobile apps (iOS & Android) for online banking and check depositing while on-the-go.
  • Each time you use your debit card for a purchase, Suncoast donates money to benefit local schools.
  • Dividends are compounded daily and credited monthly.
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Teen Checking

Initial Deposit

$0.00

Minimum Balance

$0.00

Rate Type

Variable

Dividend Rates*

0.05 %

APY**

0.05 %

Term in Months

N/A

  • Convenient mobile apps (iOS & Android) for online banking while on-the-go.
  • Each time you use your debit card for a purchase, Suncoast donates money to benefit local schools.
  • Dividends are compounded daily and credited monthly.

Additional features you’ll get with Smart Checking and Teen Checking at Suncoast include:

  • ScoreCard Bonus Reward Points
  • Free debit card
  • Free ATM access at Suncoast ATMS, Publix Presto ATMs, McDonald’s® ATMs in select counties1 and tens of thousands more through the CO-OP Network
  • No monthly service fees, no activation fees, no ATM fees from Suncoast ATMs, Publix Presto ATMs or within the CO-OP Network
  • Direct deposit and payroll deduction for Smart Checking and Teen Checking only
  • Free online banking, bill pay and mobile banking
  • eStatements and combined account statements, also available in Spanish
  • Free images of cleared checks (up to 90-day account history)
  • Visa Account Updater (VAU), which will automatically update your cardholder data with participating merchants when your card information changes, including recurring payments and card-on-file relationships. If you wish to opt-out of Visa Account Updater, you may do one of the following:

    • Call our Member Care Center: 813-621-7511 or 800-999-5887
    • Visit your local branch
    • Mail written request to: Suncoast Credit Union, ATM001, PO Box 11904, Tampa, FL 33680
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Suncoast Offers Scholarships

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Suncoast, a proud supporter of public education, has provided more than 550 scholarships since 1990 to students pursuing higher education.

See for yourself how you could be eligible to receive a Suncoast Scholarship.