The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) Foundation and sponsoring CBA member banks have partnered with Ashoka’s Youth Venture to create the Banking on Youth competition. Banking on Youth invites young people between the ages of 13 and 20 to submit a creative 90-second video and brief entry form to share their idea for an entrepreneurial venture that will directly benefit society. The top six national finalists will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C. to attend the Youth Venture Summit to compete in a pitch-off. One National Grand Prize Award winner will receive $15,000 and one Audience Choice Award winner will receive $5,000. The application deadline is 06.17.2012 and the six national finalists will be announced on 06.28.2012. Click here for more information.
The Golden 1 Credit Union members will receive one entry into the Click Your Way to Hawaii Sweepstakes for each bill paid through their online service between 05.15.2012 and 07.15.2012. One grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to Hawaii and 25 runners-up will win $500. Click here for more information.
Bethpage Federal Credit Union is offering auto loan rates as low as 1.54% APR through 06.30.2012. This offer is available exclusively to Bethpage members who purchase a used vehicle from Enterprise Car Sales. The advertised rate of 1.54% is based on a 60-month term with a maximum LTV of 90. Click here for more information.
Ent Federal Credit Union is offering special loan pricing for recent college graduates on personal lines of credit and auto loans. Special rates with credit limits of up to $5,000 are available on personal lines of credit. Special rates with no down payment requirement are available on auto loans. Click here for more information.
Discover announced the launch of Discover Home Loans, a new source for consumers seeking fixed-rate and variable-rate conventional and FHA loans from a trusted name in the financial services industry. The new source offers a streamlined application process and a Welcome Back Bonus credit of up to $2,000 toward closing costs for return customers who choose Discover for future home-buying and refinancing needs. Click here for more information.
Wells Fargo announced that it is bringing its NeighborhoodLIFT program, the bank’s major effort to help the stabilization of housing markets, to Tampa, FL. The program will include a home-buyer workshop on 06.22.2012 and 06.23.2012 at the Tampa Convention Center. Down payment assistance of up to $15,000 will be available to qualified borrowers interested in purchasing a home in the Tampa market during this event. Click here for more information.