What is Young & Free?
Young & Free SC, powered by South Carolina Federal Credit Union, is an ongoing effort to give the 25-and-under crowd a voice, a head start and useful information
GIVING YOUNG PEOPLE A VOICE
We launched Young & Free because we felt strongly that young people were not being well served by large faceless financial institutions. Young people in South Carolina didn't have a voice when it came to getting what they needed financially. So we launched a search for a Spokesperson and gave that person a platform: the Young & Free South Carolina website.
Darryl LaPlante is our current Young & Free SC Spokesperson and his full-time job includes traveling to, attending and speaking at events throughout South Carolina and posting daily blog entries and weekly video blogs on the Young & Free SC website. Darryl is here to listen to you, and to get your thoughts and opinions about what you need from your financial institution.
The ultimate goal of Young & Free is to help our credit union connect with young people and to help us really understand how we can serve South Carolina's 25-and-under crowd better than any other financial institution.
GIVING YOUNG PEOPLE A HEAD START
It’s all about keeping life simplified! Simple Checking, MY Savings and lots of great perks designed for the 25-and-under crowd.
Fee-free Simple Checking
Guess what? Since you're 25 or under, South Carolina Federal Credit Union's Simple Checking is FEE-FREE! Simple Checking is our most popular account because it has simple features and benefits:
- Instant Issue Debit Card
- Unlimited Online, Mobile and Text Banking
- 0.25% discount* on your next vehicle loan rate
*Subject to loan approval. Discount only available when payment is automatically deducted from your South Carolina Federal Simple Checking account.
Sign up today to enjoy any of our accounts:
If you are between 18 and 25 years of age you can apply online today (ages 13-17 need a qualified joint owner and will need to come into any branch to apply).
GIVING YOUNG PEOPLE USEFUL INFORMATION
So many banking sites tell young people what they should be doing. We want to hear from you! Tell us what kind of products and services you want, and feel free to ask us questions and tell us your concerns. The Young & Free SC Spokesperson has a platform to answer those questions and concerns. Meanwhile, South Carolina Federal Credit Union is always there in the background, listening and responding, making sure the products we offer match your real needs.
But your whole life isn't just about finding out how to avoid identity theft, or how to live on a budget now that you're living away from home. It's about living! And that's why it's also our Spokesperson's job to hunt down and share the fun things that matter to you. The typical financial institution won't waste space on cool stuff like that – so enjoy this website, your personal portal to everything that is Young & Free!