16 Best Money Apps for Kids

Many of the apps are free and come with some basic offerings while others provide a free trial to test out the app before committing to an on-going subscription.

When you look for debit cards and banking solutions for your kids, you will want to be mindful of the available features that come with the bank account and debit cards. 

Best Debit Cards for Kids

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Chase First BankingSM offers simple banking for both of you in one location: the Chase Mobile® App—for free. Manage all accounts with this mobile app and encounter no fees as well as find yourself able to withdraw money on 16,000 Chase ATMs around the country.

Chase First Banking

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Greenlight provides parents control over where their kids can spend money by limiting the stores where their cards work. Parents can get alerts when money is spent on the Greenlight debit card and for how much.

Greenlight Card

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What’s nice about goHenry is the ability to spend only the money available on the card, meaning you don’t need to worry about costly overdraft fees or accrue debt.

goHenry

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FamZoo is another prepaid debit card service parents can use to manage their children’s spending. It works by having parents release money into their child’s account and then having the card work with a loaded balance. Money can be loaded onto the cards at any time. 

FamZoo

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The full suite of offerings includes the ability to establish custodial accounts for minors to invest, regular and retirement investment accounts for adults and a bank account with linked debit card.

Acorns

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