Our essay contest offers great cash prizes for a couple lucky winners to help pay off their debt, but we ultimately wanted to provide a medium for many people to share and learn from each other’s experiences.
Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 02, 2012
CompareCards.com, a leading service for consumers to compare credit cards and manage their personal finances, has announced its Credit Card Debt Payoff Contest offering consumers a chance to win a $2,000 or $1,000 cash prize to help pay off their credit card debt.
Credit card debt is something many people face at some point in their lives, and a proactive approach in paying it off can help consumers save money and avoid interest. Managing credit card accounts, making bill payments on time and paying off debt are also important factors in building reputations with lenders and financial institutions along with helping boost credit scores.
“Almost everyone can relate to the topic of credit card debt and we want to hear people’s thoughts, stories and overall strategies for becoming debt free,” said Chris Mettler, president and founder of CompareCards.com. “Our essay contest offers great cash prizes for a couple lucky winners to help pay off their debt, but we ultimately wanted to provide a medium for many people to share and learn from each other’s experiences.”
To participate in the CompareCards.com Credit Card Debt Payoff Contest, participants must submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay in response to the questions below and share their feelings about debt. The winner will receive a $2,000 check to be used toward paying off their credit card debt. In addition, contestants can qualify for the $1,000 random drawing by adding their essay to their blog or website. There will be a separate winner for both prizes.
- Why do you need help from CompareCards.com to pay off your credit card debt? What would you do next time to prevent getting into credit card debt?
To enter the contest, submit your essay to chrissy(at)comparecards(dot)com with your name and “CompareCards.com Essay Contest" included in the email title. Submit your essay by July 28 to be considered for the $2,000 prize. To be eligible for the $1,000 random drawing, publish your essay on your blog or website and send notification to CompareCards.com by May 30th. Your posting must stay live for at least a month after your notification.
Submissions will be assessed by the CompareCards.com team and evaluated through a fair and unbiased judging process. The winner will be selected based on who has answered the question best and whose essay is most beneficial for other consumers to read. The $2,000 grand prize winner will have their essay posted to the CompareCards.com site, so please pay close attention to grammar and use language that is clear and articulate.
CompareCards is a multi-dimensional service for users to compare credit cards side-by-side and utilize additional site features to manage their own credit more wisely. With recommendations that put the consumer first, CompareCards.com provides crucial information for students as well as families, business travelers and others looking for guidance on credit card deals and other financial concerns.
For more specifics on the on the debt essay contest, including rules and recommendations, visit the CompareCards.com blog. For more information on CompareCards.com, along with details on its services for consumers, just visit CompareCards.com.
CompareCards.com serves as an efficient navigational tool in the ever-increasing space of online credit card offerings. Started as a listing resource for consumers, the site has expanded steadily and now serves as a multi-dimensional service for users to compare credit cards side-by-side and utilize additional functions to manage their credit. The site analyzes details on more than 100 leading credit card offers and has been mentioned in Business Insider, ETV Public Radio, CBS Money Watch and MainStreet.com. For more information, just visit http://www.CompareCards.com.