One of our regular writers Ben, told us about his family's experience in branch when the time came to open a current account.
"In return for doing their household chores we give our boys Josh, 13, and Tom, 11, £20 each a month. Along with their birthday and Christmas money, that soon adds up.
We really wanted the boys to start learning how to manage their money, and they really wanted to save up to buy things. So we started looking at children's accounts.
We liked the FlexOne Regular Saver account linked to the Nationwide FlexOne account. It's good to have both because we want them to make a habit of not just spending but saving - and the 3.5% interest rate encourages them to do that.
The boys were a bit nervous when they arrived with their mum Kirsty for a meeting with Daniel Carr, a Personal Banking Manager at Nationwide's Lewes Branch last November."