If you are wondering what's the difference between NatWest Rooster Money and a kids bank account then the answer is lots! The main one is that you can only get a bank account from age 11 and the application process is often lengthy whereas with Rooster Money you can open a FREE star tracker account from as young as 3, and a Rooster Card with real money when your kids are over 6 years old. We've pulled together a useful comparison of the other differences between Rooster Money and a kids bank account below to help you decide what's right for your family. We're on a mission to transform the way the world talks about money with their children. We want to make these lessons as accessible as possible so we've made our entry level product FREE.
Key features of Rooster Money include:
📲 FREE virtual pocket money tracker and star chart so families can start to use the app with their children at any early age.
💳 Visa Pre-paid debit card for parents that want to graduate their kids onto real money and give them the freedom to make purchases in the real world - with spending notifications and controls
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Frequently Asked Questions
Once you’ve downloaded the app and signed up to Rooster Money you need to:
Tap the menu icon in the top-right corner from your family account
Choose the Account and Card option
Take out 1 Account and Card subscription for each Rooster Card. For example if you have 3 children you will need 3 subscriptions
Don’t forget the Rooster Card is only available in the UK!
Yes we offer a 1 month free trial as standard. Your subscription fee will only be taken after this trial period has ended.