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MY SAVINGS GOAL PINTEREST CONTEST

January 17, 2014 - by Lynn Banks

 

 

There are a variety of reasons to save your money and everyone has different reasons for saving their hard earned cash.  A vacation, first home, dream car, college…allU.S. wants to know why you are saving your money!  And even more, we want to help you achieve those dreams.  That’s why we are introducing our first annual Pin it to Win it contest.

How to Enter:

1.   Follow allU.S. on Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com/allUSCredit/)

2.   Pin a photo of one of your savings goals — for example, if your savings goal is a family vacation to Italy, show us a picture of the town you’d love to visit!

3.   “Things To Save For” at the link:http://www.pinterest.com/allUSCredit/things-to-save-for/.  Pin a photo of your savings goals with the hashtag #allUSsavingsgoals.

4.  Share with your friends on Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter.

5.  To qualify, photos must be pinned by February 21, 2014. Lucky winners will be selected at random and notified  by email by February 28th.

The Prizes:

Two lucky winners will receive a $50 and $100 Visa Gift Card respectively, and one grand prize winner will receive a $250 certificate of deposit to help them reach on our website and in our quarterly newsletter.

We look forward to sharing your favorite photos on allU.S. Facebook and Google+

Saving requires dedication, planning and proper budgeting.  If you can track your money and stick to a budget, you are on the road to achieving your savings goals.  With effective planning, you may even reach your long-term savings goals without affecting your lifestyle.  Below are 20 saving goals to consider for the future.

•Buying the home of your dreams is one of the few things that most people want.

•Owning the car you always wanted is a great reason to save for the future.

•College-Career advancement can make a big difference in your life.

•It’s important to start saving for your kids’ future tuition costs.

•Do you want to live a comfortable retirement?  Then, start a 401k or IRA.

•Build up an emergency fund to weather out an unexpected financial event.

•Set aside some money to indulge yourself occasionally.

•Saving for a vacation is one of the most common reasons to set aside some money.

•Saving in advance will help you acquire luxury items without hurting your finances.

•Plan ahead and get some well-deserved leisure time with proper savings.

•Keep yourself and your family entertained by saving accordingly.

•Budgeting for outdoor activities can get you where you want to go.

•Do you have a hobby?  If so, saving can let you indulge in any hobbies you might have.

•Donating to charity is a great way to help others.

•Do you always feel the need to own the latest gadgets?  If you save appropriately you can acquire those gadgets without breaking the bank.

•Starting your own business is one of the most useful ways to spend your savings and achieve financial freedom.

•Home improvement can come in handy and may require ample savings.

•You can’t put a price tag on marriage so save properly to have fond and long-lasting memories of this very special day.

Whatever your savings goals, allU.S. has a way to help you get there – from Share Savings Accounts, Base Share Accounts, minor accounts, Christmas Club, Market Rate Accounts and Share Certificates.  All at some of the most competitive interest rates available.

For more information about allU.S. Credit Union or the Pinterest contest go to www.alluscu.com.

Happy Pinning!

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