A debit card for kids and teens.

With a Greenlight debit card and the Greenlight app, kids gain valuable real-life experience managing their own money. They can:

  • Earn, save and spend wisely with flexible parental controls
  • Manage chores and earn allowance for their hard work
  • Learn important financial basics with interactive games and video
  • Earn 1% rewards on savings2

Kids can even personalize their debit card with a photo or artwork for a fee.3


Teach the value of earning.

Create chore lists for your kids in the Greenlight app. You can tie chores to allowance and pay it weekly, biweekly, or monthly.


It’s for them, but you’re in charge.

The Greenlight app is loaded with features to help you stay fully involved in your kids’ financial lives. You can also monitor their Greenlight account balances and recent transactions in the U.S. Bank Mobile App.

Transfer money to kids’ cards instantly.

Send money instantly and monitor your kids' spending from the U.S. Bank Mobile App.

Stay in control.

Decide exactly where and how much your kids can spend. Even set ATM withdrawal limits.4

Get real-time notifications.

Stay aware with alerts whenever they make a purchase with Greenlight.

Turn cards on and off.

If a Greenlight card is lost or stolen, freeze it anytime for peace of mind.

Track transactions and balances.

Review and discuss their transaction history together.

Monitor transfers from others.

Friends and family can send money to your kids, too – but only with your OK

Strive toward savings goals.

Saving is easier when kids have something to save for. Set specific targets in the Greenlight app and achieve them together.

Inspire lifelong financial confidence with in-app learning.

Greenlight Level Up™ (in the Greenlight app) is a financial literacy game for kids with bite-size educational challenges and rewards that keep them coming back. With Level Up’s best-in-class curriculum, your kids can meet or exceed K-12 national standards for personal financial education – and have fun doing it.

It’s easy to get started.

Get your complimentary access to Greenlight with a Bank Smartly® Checking account.

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Apply online in less than 5 minutes.

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Enroll with Greenlight via the U.S. Bank Mobile App or online banking.

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Download the Greenlight app, set up your account and get cards for up to 5 kids.

Already have a checking account with us?

If you have a Bank Smartly® Checking account or any other eligible U.S. Bank checking account, 1, you’re already eligible for a complimentary Greenlight account and debit card. Sign up today.

Frequently asked questions about Greenlight

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  1. U.S. Bank customers are eligible to receive the Greenlight Select plan complimentary when an eligible U.S. Bank checking account (excludes Safe Debit and Electronic Transfer accounts) is added as a funding source. You are required to be an authorized transactor on the U.S. Bank account, be at least 18 years of age, and be enrolled in online banking. Your U.S. Bank checking account(s) must be the preferred funding source for your Greenlight account for the entirety of the partnership. If your U.S. Bank checking account(s) cease to be the preferred funding source for your Greenlight account or you add a funding source that is not an eligible U.S. Bank checking account, you may be charged a monthly fee by Greenlight. In-app upgrades will result in additional fees. Subject to Greenlight identity verification. See greenlight.com/terms for additional information. Offer subject to change.

  2. Greenlight Select families can earn monthly rewards of 1% per annum on an average daily savings balance of up to $5,000 per family. To qualify, the Primary Account must be in Good Standing and have a verified ACH funding account. See greenlight.com/terms for details. Subject to change at any time.

  3. The custom card fee is charged to the Greenlight parent wallet.

  4. The Greenlight card is issued by Community Federal Savings Bank, member FDIC, pursuant to license by Mastercard International. While Greenlight does not charge a fee for ATM withdrawals, all ATM transactions using the Greenlight debit card, including those at U.S. Bank ATMs, are subject to the transaction fees and surcharges imposed by the ATM provider.

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