Call for Entries: 4 Downs For Finance Financial Literacy Contest Now
MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2016--
Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Jarvis Landry and BankUnited (NYSE: BKU), a
proud corporate partner of the Miami Dolphins, are giving full-time
Florida students ages 13 to 18 a chance to kick-start their own personal
savings with a $1,000 grand prize for submitting the winning essay in
the 4 Downs for Finance financial literacy contest, open now.
Full-time Florida high school students are encouraged to register online
now through December 19th to access age-appropriate money tips
throughout the football season, and submit an essay on a financial
literacy topic. Everyone who enters will have a chance to win a football
autographed by Landry and have his or her name read live on the radio
during a game broadcast. One student will win a $1,000 cash prize and a
visit with Landry.
“Together with Jarvis and the Miami Dolphins, it is our goal to inspire
young people to take an interest in learning about finances early on,”
said BankUnited President, Florida Region Thomas M. Cornish. “At an age
when many students are beginning to earn their first paychecks, 4 Downs
for Finance teaches them the importance of getting a head start on
learning about money.”
For more money tips or to register for 4 Downs for Finance please
About BankUnited, N.A.
BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of
BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida
with 95 branches in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the
New York metropolitan area at June 30, 2016. One of the largest
independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets,
BankUnited provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking
services. For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit www.BankUnited.com.
BankUnited can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/BankUnited.official
and on Twitter @BankUnited.
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