Upromise $150,000 Sweepstakes & Giveaway
As the father of a 17-year-old, high school senior, I am well aware of the cost of college!!! The “anticipated cost” to send Destiny to the college she wants to attend is $83,544… OUCH!!! Keep in mind, this is for in-state tuition and really “economical” compared to similar colleges! Now, multiply that number times 4… I figure it will cost me around one-half million dollars to educate my children!!! Good thing I signed up for Upromise a long time ago!!
Upromise by Sallie Mae is a program, which is free to join, whose members can receive cash for college from everyday purchases. It is very easy. All you do is sign up., enter your debit or credit card(s) that you use to make your everyday purchases on and start start saving money for college! Let me ask you, how many Happy Meals have your purchased in your child’s life???? Did you know that McDonalds is one of the many, many companies that participates in the Upromise program?? How about Walmart, Target, Macy’s, Groupon, Travelocity, Expedia, Dillards, JC Penney, Apple Store, Walgreens, or CVS? There are many, many companies that participate. Why not save for college for purchasing the things you have to purchase anyway? It’s a no brainer IMO!!!
Upromise by Sallie Mae Launches ‘Make the Pledge, Keep the Promise’ and Will Award a $150,000 Full Ride to College. Pledge to Save for College and You Could Win…! Also, In addition to the chance to win a full ride to college as an incentive to start saving, each week for eight weeks, Upromise will give away $500 gift cards to major online partners such as Travelocity, Macy’s and Walmart. SWEET..!!
They had a kick off event yesterday in New York and Mira Sorvino spoke at the event about college savings! COOL
John Ward Senior, Vice President Upromise by Sallie Mae, and Academy Award Winning Actress Mira Sorvino Attend the “Make the Pledge, Keep the Promise” College Savings Luncheon, held at the Benjamin Hotel in New York City, Thursday, October 4, 2012.
To enter the ‘Make the Pledge, Keep the Promise Sweepstakes’, Upromise.com or on the Upromise Facebook page. Just make a pledge to save for college with an option to upload a photo of your future graduate. Gain unlimited entries by shopping online at Upromise.com.
Yes, I did mention a giveaway..!
For checking out the program and sweepstakes…the AWESOME people over at Upromise are going to give one (1) lucky Coupon Dad reader a $50 gift card!
Main Entry: (required)
Head over to the Upromise Facebook page, “like” it and then enter to win the Sweepstakes!
If you are not on Facebook….you can go straight to the Upromise page and enter there as well.
Make sure to come back and leave a comment telling me you entered!
Extra Entries: (make sure to leave separate comments for each entry)
1) “Like” Us and this Giveaway on Facebook:
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2) Subscribe to the Coupon Dad blog:
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Follow Coupon Dad on Twitter and Tweet about this giveaway. Make sure to copy us on your tweet by adding @Coupon_Dad. Also comment back on the post that you have done this.
The giveaway will end at midnight CST on Thursday October 11th, 2012. I will draw the random winner(s) using the plug in “And the Winner Is” and notify them early in the week by email (make sure to give a good email address when leaving the comment(s)). The winners will have 48 hours to respond to claim their prize.
Thanks and good luck!
This giveaway is sponsored by Upromise….all opinions are my own!