In honor of Black History Month, Regions Bank is holding the Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest. To enter, students must write an essay about an African-American who has inspired and motivated them and submit it by 02.26.2015. 16 high school seniors will be awarded $5,000 scholarships and 16 college students will be awarded $3,500 scholarships. Click here for more information.
TNBank is promoting their Super Interest Checking account which earns 1.00% APY through 03.31.2015. Starting 04.01.2015, the APY will increase to 2.01% and again to 3.04% APY starting 05.01.2015. As of 06.01.2015, the APY will revert back to 1.00% through 12.31.2015. The promotional rates are paid on balances up to $25,000. To qualify, customers must open the account with a minimum balance of $5,000, make ten debit card transactions, have one posted ACH transaction, and enroll in e-statements. Click here for more information.
Vantage West Credit Union members who open an eChecking account by 04.30.2015 and keep it open for at least six months will be entered in a drawing to win a $500 Southwest gift card. One winner will be randomly selected on the first business day of each month between 03.01.2015 and 05.01.2015. Click here for more information.
Northwest Savings Bank is offering promotional rates as low as 2.75% on a home equity loan. This advertised rate is available on a 5-year term for loan amounts from $5,000 to $500,000 and a maximum LTV of 85%. Other promotional rates are available for longer terms, 3.50% for a 10-year term and 4.125% for a 15-year term. These promotional rates reflect a 0.25% discount with automatic transfer from a Northwest checking account. Click here for more information.
Credit Union of Denver's First Place Mortgage gives members at least 1.00% off of their current mortgage rate and $200 cash for transferring their mortgage. The First Place Mortgage program, applicable for maximum loan amounts of $200,000 and 20-year terms, is available to members who have 80% or better loan to value in their homes. Click here for more information.
Participants can enter U.S. Bank's Are You Financially Fit Sweepstakes by visiting their website, registering, and completing brief learning modules about financial fitness by 03.31.2015. Participants will receive one entry for each module they complete and bonus entries for modules with an Instant Win Game option, up to 50 entries. Six winners will be randomly selected to receive their choice of one of the following prizes: home renovation, $10,000 Contour Visa prepaid debit card, $10,000 credit at a sporting goods retailer, $10,000 Shop ‘Til You Drop experience, the Financially & Physically Fit Package, or the Well-Being Vacation Package. Click here for more information.