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  1. Roy MacKinnon says:

    First Entertainment Credit Union also offers Coogan Accounts. They are the largest credit union serving employees of the entertainment industry and their Coogan can earn 7% APY on the first $500 in deposits when eStatements are used.

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  3. kathy@Irvine Attorney says:

    Very informative.

  4. Stevie from Solicitors Sussex says:

    It’s kind of sad this is neccessary and parents aren’t trusted. But then I suppose some can’t be so it probably is a neccessary law.

  5. Debbie Sikkema says:

    Yes, most parents are responsible about it, but it really is best to protect our kids this way!

  6. Scott@Chicago Business Attorney says:

    I think this is a great idea to protect children’s earnings. Too many parent’s in the past have wasted away money their children have worked very hard to earn.

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    Coogan accounts are very interesting. Thanks for the information!

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    Very crazy that parents used to be able to spend their children’s money like that. I am glad that legislation made this a law. It is very much needed.

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  14. Todd Nelson says:

    Not all Coogan Accounts from different financial institutions are created equal and there are good reasons why AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union is considered the “Coogan Expert”:

    - Open a Coogan Account in 1 day
    - Statement of Trustee issued immediately
    - No monthly service charges
    - Images of Coogan deposits are provided to assist in tracking of minors’ earnings
    - AFTRA-SAG Coogan funds earn competitive dividend rates
    - You can transfer an existing Coogan Account from another institution to AFTRA-SAG
    - Deposits at AFTRA-SAG are insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) to the maximum amount allowed by law

  15. heather says:

    excellent article! Both Aftra sag fcu and First Entertainment (as roy mentioned above) are excellent resources for prepping your child’s coogan account. Members of childreninfilm.com can connect directly with both Roy and the individuals as ASFCU – members of cif are automatically eligible for admission in to ASFCU and for a $5 flat rate they do everything for you and never charge monthly fees!

  16. Fuller Law Online says:

    Whoa, I actually didn’t know that. Too bad Coogan had to sue his parents.

  17. Tom Detelich says:

    Wow – very interesting! Sadly, I’m not surprised to hear this unfortunate story about Coogan, but glad to hear that this account was started to protect other child actors!

  18. Nathan says:

    Oh so that’s why it’s called coogan. Heard of the story before and seems that something good actually came from such a sad incident.

    For future child actors, ask for a coogan accounts from your parents

  19. JS says:

    I set up a Coogan Account in CA at the Bank of America for my son when he was about a year old (he’s now 4) and we then subsequently decided not to put him in the entertainment industry, so all that is in the account is $25 initial deposit we made (he never earned anything). I want to close the account b/c we are now after 3 years incurring fees but it’s unclear whether or not I’m allowed to close the account. What do I do with the $25 since it is in his account. I don’t want to keep it open. Is it legal for me to close the account? Thanks!

  20. Kamil Wojtys@Car Stories says:

    I was looking for information about Coogan account and found it . Thank you Debbie !

  21. Debbie Sikkema says:

    Hi Teresa,
    Thanks for posting. I did read your post and commented on it there. Glad you are having such great success! Good luck. –Debbie

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  28. Teresa Roberts says:

    This was a life saver! I’ve been searching the net trying to find a bank to open one. All the banks around here give me funny looks when I ask about blocked trust account. I’m going to be living off savings on our trip to LA and wanted to already have an account open. I was afraid I’d get out there and have $500 dollar min requirement to open an account. I found the AFTRA-SAG FCU webside I can open an account from here and be ready to go when we go out there. $50 min is a RELIEF!!! Thanks for the help everyone. ( i’ll worry about interest later when she starts making money. Just want to get one open!)

  29. Debbie Sikkema says:

    Hi Teresa,

    So glad my site was a help to you and glad you got her Coogan account setup. I know exactly what you are saying!

    To your success,
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