Premium interest rate on their savings
Free gift on sign-up*
Developing leadership skills
Networking with children their age
Attending annual camps and parties
Developing community consciousness
Learning money management & business skills
Developing public speaking skills
Awards for excellent academic performance
Pre-schooler up to 5 years old.
A great way for you to start preparing and saving for your child’s future!
Primary school age 5-11 years old.
Introduce your child to money matters and help them to develop a smart approach to saving and spending.
Secondary School age 12 to 15 years
The Thrifty Teen account is a membership account. The emphasis at this stage is on personal development and teaching valuable life skills.
Thrifty Cash is the simplest way to give a new Thrift Club savings account or to build Thrift Club savings for any child up to 15 years old.
There is a world of opportunities available to a child as a Thrift Club member:
Thrift Club. It’s more than just money!
Thrifty Cash Vouchers
Terms and Conditions
Vouchers must be purchased and redeemed for the value on the face of the voucher.
Vouchers can only be redeemed by in-branch deposit to a valid Thrift Club account.
Once issued, vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash.
Barbados Public Workers’ Co-operative Credit Union Limited is not liable for lost or stolen vouchers.
Our Thrift Club School Savers Programme was launched with the primary objective to prepare our nation’s youth to contribute to a financially literate and capable Barbadian population.
The programme provides an avenue for practical money management experiences through emphasizing from early, the financial concepts of Earning, Saving, Spending and Charitable Giving.
Students aged 8 – 15 years old in any local primary or secondary school have the opportunity through the Thrift Club School Savers programme, to save and learn how to manage money effectively now and for future financial security.
Here’s what you will need:
• The commitment of your School’s Principal and teaching staff.
• The consent and full support of parents/guardians.
• A minimum of ten (10) eager students to get started.
BPWCCUL will adopt or develop your school’s financial literacy programme as long as there are a minimum of ten students who are making regular deposits via the Thrift Club School Savers Programme.
As part of our adoption we also commit to:
Learn more about this opportunity.
The Thrift Club Advisory Committee is a group of young leaders selected by fellow thrift club members during the Thrift Club Annual Meeting. The individuals chosen to be on this committee, serve for a total of two (2) years. The selection process includes the submission of an essay. Thrift Club Advisory Committee members serve as advisors to the Credit Union and highlight their generation’s issues and concerns. They are expected to speak for the wider body of Thrift Club membership.
Current Thrift Club Advisory Committee:
(left to right) Shanna Earle, Aariel Broome,
Savannah Kirton, Daniel Thomas,
Shaunte’ Boxill and Mauricia Springer
Annual Academic Awards
See award amount for each category below:
|Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examinations
|Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) Examinations||$1,000|
|Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)||$1,200|
|Barbados Government Exhibitions||$1,500|
|Barbados Government Scholarships||$2,000|
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