Connect Checking®

If you're 13 to 17 years old, Redstone Federal Credit Union® gives you the freedom to manage your own money with our Connect Checking account. As a member, you will have your very own savings AND checking account plus a lot of cool features that put you in control of your money 24/7.

Connect offers a great start for managing your own money on your terms, and Redstone gives you lots of support as you learn the ropes. Use your new debit card to access your money instead of carrying around cash. But if you need cash, you can get it at over 70,000 surcharge-free ATMs. And, Popmoney lets you send money securely from checking to just about anyone with an email or mobile number—how cool is that?! Your Connect Checking account also has a secure mobile banking app for your Apple or Android device plus online banking from your computer. You can even check your account via text message.

Why should you open a Connect Checking account?

  • No monthly fee
  • No minimum balance
  • Select from multiple exclusive Redstone debit card designs
  • Free Popmoney standard transfers
  • Online Banking with bill pay
  • Free Mobile Banking app with remote check deposit
  • Card Control security settings to customize how and when your debit card can be used
  • Text Banking
  • Unlimited check writing
  • 125 MB of My Virtual StrongBox secure online storage
  • Access to over 70,000 surcharge-free ATMs
  • Redstone MemberPlus! discounts on some loan rates, higher dividend rates on some share accounts, and discounts on some fees
  • Redstone Rewards® cash reward deals from nationwide retailers
  • Redstone Discounts!® savings at the cash register
  • Visa® Discounts on your debit card purchases at select retailers

Opening a savings account is the first step—just deposit at least $5.00 to become a member of Redstone Federal Credit Union; then you can open a Connect Checking account. The money in your savings account earns dividends. Put cash in your account and watch it grow!


Must be eligible for membership to open share savings account to join RFCU®. Must be a member and have a share savings account to open a checking account. A $5 minimum balance is required to open share savings account and must be maintained in share savings account at all times. Must not have caused RFCU a loss in order to be eligible to open a checking account. Age and other restrictions may also apply.

Must have an active RFCU checking account to participate in Redstone MemberPlus! MemberPlus! discount not available for all loan products. RFCU is an Equal Credit Opportunity Lender.

The consent and signature of parent or legal guardian is required to obtain a Connect Checking account and/or a Connect debit card. Some restrictions may apply. Parent or legal guardian is required to be joint owner on Connect Checking account.

You must be at least 18 years old and have a checking account, online banking, and PIN/password to use Popmoney. There is no fee for standard transfers; there is a $3 fee for next day transfers.

Must have online banking username and PIN/password to access online banking, mobile banking, text banking, bill pay, and My Virtual StrongBox. Must have online banking, mobile banking, and PIN/password to use Remote Deposit Capture. Remote Deposit Capture will be available 90 days after account opening if account is in good standing. Additional qualification times apply for members with Gateway Checking® accounts. Standard wireless carrier text message and/or data rates and fees may apply; check with your carrier for more information.

Fees apply if new select card design is requested for Liberty, Privilege, or Mpower® Checking accounts.

Fees may apply for viewing account balance at some AllPoint ATM locations. There are no surcharges for withdrawing funds from AllPoint ATM locations. Fees for use of foreign or non-proprietary ATMs may apply.

You must have online banking and PIN/Password to participate in Redstone Rewards. You must have a RFCU Visa debit or credit card to participate in Redstone Discounts! and Visa Discounts. Restrictions may apply. Rewards and discounts are provided by participating merchants. RFCU does not warrant, guarantee, or insure any product, purchase, or service offered by participating merchants. RFCU and participating merchants are separate entities.

Card Control: Must have compatible mobile device to use service.  Certain functions of the service may not be available for all transactions or at all times.  Controls and alerts based on the location of mobile device or location of merchant may not apply appropriately in some transactions and in some card-not-present transactions.

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