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VACU Offers $100 Incentive to Savers at VCU

rams rainy day logoVirginia Credit Union is helping college students at VCU establish an emergency savings fund this fall with the Rams Rainy Day Fund Savings Program.

The program is being rolled out to VCU students beginning this week and will reward those who open a savings account with a $50 deposit, participate in financial coaching appointments and complete an online financial check-up. Those who meet the requirements will receive a $100 bonus1 in December.

Representatives from Virginia Credit Union will be on campus over the next several weeks to meet with students, explain the program and open new savings accounts.


A financial cooperative serving more than 300,000 members, Virginia Credit Union offers a variety of affordable banking services, loans, mortgages, and free financial education resources, with a focus on helping people feel more confident about their finances. Virginia Credit Union is an equal housing opportunity lender and is federally insured by NCUA.

  • 1 Offer valid 8/1/2021 through 12/10/2021. Available only to current VCU students. In order to qualify for the $100 bonus, you must 1) be 18 years of age or older 2) open a new savings account by 12/10/2021, 3) Deposit a minimum of $50 into the savings account, AND 3) have completed all three (3) of the following; attend a Money Spot coaching appointment, attend a Financial Counselor appointment & complete a financial checkup by 12/10/2021. Offer may be withdrawn without notice. All accounts are subject to approval. $100 Bonus Payment: Bonus is not considered part of the opening deposit and will be reported to the IRS for tax purposes. You are responsible for any applicable taxes. We reserve the right to amend or cancel any part of this offer. Your account must be open and in good standing when the bonus is paid. Bonus will be deposited to account by 12/31/2021.

Media Contact: Glenn Birch | glenn.birch@vacu.org | (804) 560-5664