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October 24, 2019 Banking Technology Contests Joshua Williams

Alexa, Show Me the Money!

Open a New High Interest Checking Account online, with at least $1,000, between now and November 22, 2019 to be automatically entered to win an Amazon Echo Dot and a GRAND PRIZE of… drum roll please… a $1000 Amazon gift card.

Use your new Amazon Echo Dot to access the Workers Credit Union Assistant skill to get the latest rates, branch hours, and find the closest ATM and/or use the Workers Credit Union Banking skill to check your account balances and recent transactions.

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Why Workers High Interest Checking?

Members love it because of the rates it pays and all the convenient access it provides.

  • Earn 1.26% APY on balances of $0-$15,000, if requirements are met1
  • Earn a range of 1.26%-0.66% APY on balances of $15,000.01 or more, if requirements are met1
  • Earn 0.05% APY on total balance, if requirements are not met2
  • No minimum balance required to earn interest
  • Manage your money and pay bills anytime through Online Banking and Mobile Banking**
  • Includes a Master Card Debit Card  for easy, surcharge-free access to cash at Workers Credit Union and thousands of ATMs nationwide
  • Up to $10 reimbursement each month for other banks’ ATM fees if requirements are met1

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2019 Amazon Alexa Contest Disclosure

  • Dates: Contest begins on Friday, October 28, 2019 at 8:00AM EST and ends on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 5:00PM EST.
  • Details: There will be two-hundred (200) randomly chosen winners and one (1) grand prize winner who have opened a Workers Credit Union High Interesting Checking account online, with at least $1,000, through www.wcu.com between October 28, 2019 and November 22, 2019.
  • Prizes: Each winner will receive one (1) Amazon Echo Dot. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected at random to receive a $1,000 Amazon gift card emailed to the email address on file with Workers Credit Union.
  • Winner Notification: Winners will be notified by email on file with Workers Credit Union on November 25, 2019. Echo Dot prizes will be mailed to the winner(s) address on file with Workers Credit Union within 60 days of the contest end date.
    • By accepting the prize, the winner(s) agree to allow Workers Credit Union to use his or her names and likenesses in any Workers Credit Union publication, including Workers Credit Union’s website or Facebook page.
    • Winner(s) agree not to hold Workers Credit Union liable for any resultant action derived from the use, transport, or enjoyment of the prize.
    • Workers is not responsible for delivery failures.
  • Eligibility: You must be at least 18 years of age at the time of the promotion and a member of Workers Credit Union to be eligible to win. (To become a member, you must open a $5 membership savings account, which is required when opening a High Interest Checking Account.)
    • Present employees, volunteers, and affiliates of Workers Credit Union and immediate family members are ineligible to enter. An immediate family member is defined as spouse, domestic partner, child, grandchild, parent, grandparent, or sibling (including adoptive, in-law, and step-relationships).
  • Winner Agreements: By entering, winner(s) agree not to hold Workers Credit Union liable for any resultant action derived from the use, transport, or enjoyment of the prize once possession has been taken and acknowledging receipt of the prize.
    • Prizes cannot be exchanged for any monetary value.
    • All winner(s) will be required to fill out and sign a W-9 tax form to receive the prize. The prize(s) will be considered ordinary income for tax purposes and the winner(s) may be required to pre-pay a portion of the tax liability prior to receiving the prize.
    • The winner(s) agree that all sales, use, and other taxes or fees are his or her full and complete responsibility.
    • Further, the winner(s) agree not to hold Workers Credit Union liable for any resultant action derived from the use, transport, or enjoyment of the prize.
    • Echo Dot winner(s) should read the Alexa User Agreement before utilizing any Workers Credit Union Alexa skills.
  • Odds: The odds of winning the prize depend on the number of entrants and eligible entries received during the promotion period.
  • Workers Credit Union Rights: Workers Credit Union reserves the right to refuse an entry if any of these conditions are not met. You should not enter this contest unless the conditions above are fully understood.


High Interest Checking Account Disclaimer

1 The following requirements must be met during each monthly statement cycle to earn these Annual Percentage Yield (APYs) rates:

  1. 12 POS debit card purchase transactions must post to your account
  2. Enroll and receive an eStatement
  3. Have one Direct Deposit or ACH auto debit

Free ATM fee reimbursements up to $10 per statement cycle only when requirements are met. The 1.26%-0.66% APY range assumes a deposit of $50,000 for illustration purposes only.

2 When above stated monthly statement cycle requirements are not met, the full balance in your account will earn 0.05% APY and you will not receive ATM reimbursements for that monthly statement cycle. No minimum balance to earn this APY.

*The minimum deposit amount to open a High-Interest Checking account is $5. No monthly service charge. A $5 membership savings account is required. Personal accounts only. APY rates are effective as of July 1, 2020 and may change at any time. Fees may reduce earnings. Offers may be withdrawn at any time. Please refer to our full Terms and Conditions Disclosure and our Fee Schedule for complete details.

**Carrier data fees may apply

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