America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and motivate individuals to save more successfully. The main theme is to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. Financial institutions are helping their customers save by promoting cash bonuses and great rates. Here are a few of the most interesting promotions offered by financial institutions:
• Marquette Bank is giving their customers three ways to start saving during America Saves Week. Customers who open a new YoungMarq Passbook Savings account for a child will get the initial deposit matched for up to $25; customers who open a new Marquette Bank Savings account will be entered to win a $150 MasterCard Gift Card; and customers who open a new Gold Money Market account with $100,000 in new money will earn 0.50% APY for 60 days. Click here for more information.
• Kinecta Federal Credit Union is offering five ways to get involved in America Saves Week. Customers who open a Kinecta savings account will get $10 and be entered into a drawing to win $500; customers who share their savings goal with Kinecta will be entered into a drawing for one of four $50 gift cards; customers who sign up for direct deposit will receive $5; customers who take the America Saves Pledge can join over 310,000 people who have already committed to save; and customers can test their savings knowledge by taking the savings quiz. Click here for more information.
• Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union is supporting Military Saves Week, which is part of America Saves Week, and asking their customers to visit their Randolph branch for refreshments and giveaways. Customers can register for a chance to win a RBFCU Savings account credit of $25 in daily prize drawings, as well as a grand prize drawing for a $100 account credit. Click here for more information.
United Nations Federal Credit Union members who are first time homebuyers and enroll in the Welcome Home Program will be eligible for up to $2,400 cash back on a new home purchase, $500 closing cost credit, free guide to home buying, and flexible mortgage solutions. Members can also enter to win $5,000 towards a room makeover. Click here for more information.
United Nations Federal Credit Union is offering a 0.25% discount on all adjustable rate mortgages for applications received by 12.31.2012. Members who apply for an adjustable rate mortgage will also be entered to win a $500 Home Depot gift card. Click here for more information.
Associated Bank customers who open a new checking account with the Brewers Checking option will receive a free Milwaukee Brewers jersey. This option includes special features such as Brewers themed checks, a checkbook cover sporting the Brewers logo, a themed debit card, and discounts on tickets and at the Brewers Team Store. Click here for more information.
NVE Bank customers who close a new home loan or refinance an existing loan will receive $549 cash back. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer and is not valid on home equity loans or lines of credit. Click here for more information.
State Farm Bank is offering a discount on closing costs for both conforming and jumbo mortgage applications. The discount is $250 for a refinance transaction or $750 for a purchase transaction. Discounts are available for applications received by 08.31.12. Applications must have a property identified prior to 08.31.12 to obtain the discount. Click here for more information.