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iStrive with NBT Bank is a s suite of products and services designed specifically to help kids, teens and young adults develop strong money management skills. From infancy through age 24, iStrive products are designed to grow with youth and young adults and ultimately help them gain the skills and confidence they need to achieve financial independence.
As you get older and your financial needs grow, credit will be an important component of how financial institutions review your financial fitness and stability. Much like your reputation, credit is something that must be earned and well maintained. Start building your credit history early to help you learn how to manage it as a resource and put you on a strong path to reaching your financial goals.
NBT Bank offers credit options that can act as building blocks toward establishing a credit history.
To help youth and young adults bank while they learn and learn while they bank, NBT offers our Strive Financial Literacy Program. Take advantage of our complete offering of online learning tools to help guide decision-making and learning as financial needs grow. In addition to the resources for self-guided learning, NBT also offers information and resources to help parents, employers and educators encourage the development of money management skills and preparation for the future.