GOBankingRates Spotlights Alliant Credit Union for #CheckSelfies Contest to Win $500

Leading personal finance website GOBankingRates praises Alliant Credit Union for its mobile deposit promotion that personalizes the banking experience with #CheckSelfies

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CHICAGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOBankingRates recognizes client Alliant Credit Union, of Chicago, Ill., for its exciting, social media-driven promotion "Snap a Check Selfie," which gives members a chance to win up to $500 when depositing a check via their mobile banking app.

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"Today's banking customers have come to expect immediate access to their accounts and the ability to manage their money from anywhere, at any time. Institutions that recognize this trend and provide innovative tools will not only better serve their members, but encourage smart money management, too," said Casey Bond, content director of GOBankingRates.

LEARN MORE about Alliant Credit Union's Snap a Check Selfie Promotion

"Snap a Check Selfie" encourages members to deposit checks through the bank's mobile app, employing the Twitter hashtag #CheckSelfies to spread awareness of the program on social media. First-time mobile banking users with Alliant automatically receive two entries to the contest with their first deposit.

How it works:

  • Download the mobile app via the App Store or Google Play.
  • Log into an Alliant online bank account.
  • Take a photo of the front and back of a check using the mobile deposit tool in the app.
  • Complete the mobile deposit before June 9, 2014.

Winners are chosen each week, and Alliant Credit Union will match their deposited check amount up to $250. In the last week of the promotion, Alliant Credit Union will choose one winner from all previous entries and match the deposit up to $500.

About Alliant Credit Union

Alliant Credit Union, of Chicago, Ill., founded in 1935, is an independently operated financial cooperative. Serving over 140 employee groups and organizations with more than 275,000 members and over $8 billion in assets, Alliant is the largest credit union in Illinois and the sixth largest in the nation, based on assets and deposits. For more information, visit alliantcreditunion.org.

About GOBankingRates

GOBankingRates.com connects consumers with the best credit unions, banks and interest rates nationwide, aggregating over 11 million rates from more than 6,000 institutions. The premier personal finance website also recognizes leaders and innovation in the consumer banking field, highlighting institutions for their client-oriented products and services.


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