Welcome to


The Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program (MBSYEP)

seeks to promote financial wellness and to encourage you
to begin your financial journey on good footing.

In this My Banking Orientation you will:

Complete the
MBSYEP 2020 Virtual Financial Literacy
brought to you by Bank on DC.

Register for
to complete the “MBSYEP 2020 Orientation”

Complete the
“Getting Paid and Save”
created by America Saves.

Sign up for a
New Bank Account
choose to use your
Existing Bank Account

Download the
Be Payday Ready

Step 1:

Sign into LifeCents

You can complete all the MBSYEP requirements in LifeCents, including:
1. "Getting Paid and Save" created by America Saves, and
2. Sign up for a new bank account and/or choose your existing bank account.

If you get lost, you can always refer back to this page for more direct links
to the places you need to go.

Sign Up Now.
Sign Up, and complete the the MBSYEP 2020 Orientation Challenge in LifeCents™.
Be sure to check your email regularly for prizes, rewards, further instructions, and updates.
Step 2:
Getting Paid and Save

Remember, you can also complete the "Getting Paid and Save" portion of MBSYEP within LifeCents.

Already have an account?

Way to go!

Use your existing account
to deposit your summer earnings!
You’re almost done….

Complete the MBSYEP 2020 Orientation Challenge in LifeCents™. Then go to yourSYEP YOUTH PORTAL

Do you need an account?

We can help!

We are happy to help you
begin setting up
your financial future.

Bank on DC can offer you an account
with no monthly fees and free use of
over 150 ATMs in District.

Click here to open an account!

With an account with Bank on DC’s Credit Union partners, you will have:

A checking account and a savings account
Free withdrawals at over 150 ATMs in DC
No monthly fees
No fees to use your Visa debit card or 24-hour telephone customer service
Free mobile and telephone banking
Automated account balance text messages
The chance to win $1,000, just for saving some of your SYEP earnings


Step 3:

Click on a credit union logo below to apply for an account.

Credit Union

Federal Credit Union

*Under 18? Click here to read frequently asked questions about opening an account.

Find Free ATMs Near You

Click Here to Find Surcharge Free ATMs
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CO-OP ATM Surcharge Free ATMs APP for Android

Would you like to be $1,000 dollars richer?

Sign up for the Credit Union Super Saver Contest!

Sign up today!


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