CUs CAN ENTER 'GEN Y' CONTEST
updated 05/14/13 11:13 AM
NerdWallet.com Will Award Grants
NerdWallet.com—an online service offering objective, personalized, and comprehensive consumer financial information—is holding a Gen Y Credit Union Contest to encourage credit unions to come up with innovative, far-reaching plans to engage "Generation Y."
The company is offering four grants to help credit unions jumpstart new initiatives. All credit unions are eligible for the top prize of $2,000, along with a runner-up prize of $1,000. Only smaller credit unions are eligible for two additional prizes: $1,000 for credit unions less than $500 million in assets, and $1,000 for those less than $100 million in assets.
All participants who enter the contest will receive:
How to Enter (three steps)
1) Credit unions can enter the contest by providing Generation Y members financial literacy and tips to better navigate the real world—essentially, a "commencement speech." Participating credit unions can publish this on their website wherever they think it’s mostly likely to reach Gen Y youth—a blog, news page, student checking page, homepage, or another page.
"This speech was written as part of our submission to NerdWallet's Gen Y Credit Union Contest." If you have social media, use it to tell members about your entry: #GenYCreditUnion." rows="5" cols="100" WRAP="physical">3) At the bottom of your credit union's "commencement speech," add in this sentence with a link back to the contest page: "This speech was written as part of our submission to NerdWallet's Gen Y Credit Union Contest." If you have social media, use it to tell members about your entry: #GenYCreditUnion.