Red Hawk Nest Egg

Planning and Saving for the Future

The Red Hawk NEST EGG is a program enhancing postsecondary culture and financial support by

1.) implementing activities to increase child and family goal-setting, career planning, and financial capabilities; and

 2.) providing each student attending the Cass City Public Schools with a long-term savings account that can be used toward college or trade school expenses.

Planning for the Future

The NEST EGG develops a postsecondary culture by focusing on goal-setting, career planning, and financial strategies.   These outcomes will be achieved through 

Saving for the Future

The NEST EGG assists with postsecondary financial support by providing a long-term savings account for every Cass City Public Schools student and working to “make saving a habit.”  During the 2020-2021 school year, savings accounts will be opened (unless opted out by the family) for all current kindergarten through twelfth grade students.  After 2020-2021, each kindergarten student and new CCPS student are given a savings account.

Each savings account is opened with a $50 deposit from Cass City PROMISE at Thumb Bank and Trust ($10) and the Sanilac County Community Foundation ($40).  Each account is deposit only until students graduate from Cass City High School.

A Children’s Savings Account (CSA) is More than Just the Money

*SOURCE:  CFED Fact Sheet 2016