|[November 04, 2013]
Higher One Opens Submissions for Money on My Mind Contest, Asks College Students to Share Financial Challenges and Advice with Peers
NEW HAVEN, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
One, a leader in providing financial services and data analytics to
more than 1,600 college and university campuses across the U.S., has
opened submissions for its Money
on My Mind contest, asking students to submit a video about their
money management challenges and the strategies they implement to
overcome the struggle of juggling school, work, family and life in
Up to ten winning videos will be chosen and featured on Higher One's One
for Your Money website, with each featured video winner receiving a
cash prize and the grand prize winner receiving $2,000.
To enter, Higher One invites students to submit a two-minute video via
YouTube (News - Alert) or Vimeo addressing the following questions:
What is the number one major money management challenge you face or
did face as a student juggling school, work, family, and/or life in
What are some strategies you use to help you overcome these challenges?
How des having a bank account, especially an online account, help you
with managing your money?
If you could offer one recommendation to a new college student about
money management, what would it be?
"Our goal with Money on My Mind is to help students develop positive
financial attitudes and behaviors through social engagement with their
peers-which has proven very effective," said Mary Johnson, Financial
Literacy and Student Aid Policy Director at Higher One. "Last year, over
150 video submissions were received from students across the country."
In addition to video submissions, students who submit comments on the
One for Your Money site will be entered for a chance to win a $20 gift
card. Winning submissions from last year's contest can be viewed on
Higher One's Money on My Mind YouTube
Higher One offers innovative student banking services based on choice
and has dedicated resources to financial
literacy including its Financial
Intelligence online financial literacy course and the One For Your
Money blog dedicated to the fundamentals of finances for college
Eligibility and Official Rules
The contest is open to all students at colleges and universities that
utilize Higher One's suite of services. There is no purchase necessary
to enter or win. Contest begins 10/28/13 and ends 11/29/13. Commenter
Sweepstakes begins 01/08/14 and ends 01/31/14. Click
here for official rules & complete details.
About Higher One
Higher One (NYSE:ONE) partners with colleges and universities to lower
their administrative costs and to improve graduation rates. We provide a
broad array of payment, refund disbursement and data analytics and
management tools to institutions that help them save money and enhance
institutional effectiveness. And for students, we offer financial
literacy programs and convenient, flexible and affordable transaction
options to help them manage their finances. Higher One is a leader in
higher education and we support more than 1,600 schools and over 13
million enrolled students. More information about Higher One can be
found at www.higherone.com.
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