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.
Citi AAdvantage cardholders can earn up to 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage Bonus Miles through 12.31.2012. Cardholders will earn 40,000 AAdvantage bonus miles after making $3,000 in purchases during the first 3 months, and an additional 10,000 bonus miles after making $10,000 in purchases during the first 12 months of cardmembership. Cardholders will also receive priority boarding, first checked bag free, and a 25% savings on in-flight food and beverage purchases. Click here for more information.
First Tennessee small business owners who open a new Basic BizEssentials Checking account, BizEssentials Savings account, or a Visa Small Business Card by 10.31.2012 will receive a $150 gift card. Basic BizEssentials Checking customers must open their account with at least $500, and BizEssentials Savings customers must open their account with at least $1,000 in order to receive the gift card. Click here for more information.
Mission Federal Credit Union is offering its Back to School Signature Loan which features a rate of 7.99%. The advertised rate is available through 10.31.2012 on loan amounts from $200 to $2,500, for terms up to 18 months. Qualified members can defer their first payment up to 60 days. 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.
In honor of Independence Day, Patriot Bank is giving away free American Flag Kits to customers who open a new account by 07.06.2012. Click here for more information.