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Youth & Student Accounts

Early Savers

Invest in their future

Our Early Saver account is designed to help children save and teach them about money management, and it even transitions them to an "adult" savings account when they turn 18.

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Graduate to a Go Student checking account with GTE

For Students 12 to 24 Years Old

One of the most unique aspects of our financial institution is the commitment to serving students in meaningful ways. We offer a host of awesome student opportunities from scholarships, to internships, careers, and great-rate student loans. If you’re looking to kick-start your finances and have convenient access to your money, check out the Go Student account.

Key Benefits:

  • The Go Student account is absolutely FREE!
  • Banking has never been more convenient!
    • Lose your Debit Card or need a card right now? We can instant issue at every location! No waiting.
    • Get a paper check and want to deposit it with your phone? Use the GTE Mobile App
  • Sign-up for eStatement and get two big benefits:
    • 1 waived Non-Sufficient Funds fee per month. If you accidentally spend more than you have, we’ll waive the $35 charge for overdrawing your account. Make sure to sign-up for Account Balance alerts and use our FREE virtual banking services to check your money status 24/7.
    • 1 waived foreign GTE ATM fee per month.
  • Your FREE EMV-equipped Debit Card comes with Go Points and Ampre built-in! See all the ways you can earn points fast to redeem for cash back, gift cards, travel and more. Just 3,000 points = $25!
  • Plus, you have access to all the convenience services you love!
    • 30,000+ FREE ATMs
    • 24/7 Virtual Banking (Online, Mobile or Telephone)
    • Remote Deposit – with the GTE Mobile App
    • Bill Pay, Zelle® and Friends & Family
    • UNLIMITED check writing 
    • Alerts
    • Direct Deposit



If you're under the age of 13, you'll need to visit one of our locations to open an account.



Auto Loans

Bumming rides is a bummer

You gotta get to class, to work or just around town. And GTE could put you in a ride of your very own! Buying your first car? Looking at a new or used car? No problem.

  • The great rates that GTE Financial offers mean lower payments
  • Buy solo or with a co-signer
  • First-time auto loans up to $18,000
  • Fast, online loan decisioning

Applying is easy

Get a GTE Financial vehicle loan today!

If you are a member, you can easily apply for a GTE Financial Vehicle Loan by logging into Online Banking and clicking on ‘Apply for a Loan’ under ‘New Accounts’ in the main navigation. All loans are subject to approval. Rates, terms, and conditions are subject to change.

If you are not a member yet, please visit our online application page.

If you prefer, you can also visit a location or call us at 813.871.2690 or toll-free at 1.888.871.2690 to apply.




Student Opportunities

We’re hiring Tampa Bay students

Part-time work for great pay and benefits!

We’re looking for trailblazers who are looking to make a difference in their community. GTE Financial wants local students to be part of our cutting-edge concept: a 100% student-powered financial center. We’re looking for leaders who are ready to serve members and guide fellow students with their financial needs.

         See Current Student Openings              See the GTE Difference

In addition to valuable experience, you will receive a range of excellent benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Computer Purchase Program
  • Earn Academic Credit: Not only will you be paid, but you have the opportunity to earn credit toward your degree! (Note: Academic credit is limited to participating campuses)
  • Employee Referral Program: Earn money when your friends become employed at GTE.
  • Employee Incentives: You get bonuses when GTE meets its organizational goal.
  • Free Access to the Wellness Center: A state-of-the-art gym located at GTE's headquarters.
  • Growth opportunities & valuable experience

Please visit our FAQ page to see if you have what it takes to work at GTE’s student-operated credit union! Visit our Careers page to view open positions and apply. Potential candidates are considered as applications are submitted.

Interested? Apply Now! Questions? Email us at [email protected] or call 813.871.2690 ext 28099.


GTE Student Loans

Wherever you are in your higher education, get the money you need for school.

Sallie Mae higher education loans are designed for the needs of undergraduates, graduate students, and parents.

Here are some benefits:


  • Competitive interest rates

  • Multiple repayment options

  • No origination fees; no repayment penalty


These loans are made by Sallie Mae Bank or a lender partner. GTE Financial is not the creditor for these loans and is compensated by Sallie Mae for the referral of loan customers.

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