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Family and Friends Can Help You Save

They can add their Upromise cash back for college earnings to yours

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Grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends want to help you reach your goals. If they join Upromise, you can use their cash back earnings to help you save and pay for college.

How Family and Friends Works

  1. Invite family and friends to join Upromise.
  2. They receive your invitation, accept, and become members.
  3. They choose what percentage of their earnings they want to give you.
  4. They’re added to your list of family and friends helping you save for college.
  5. They start earning cash back from our partners.
  6. Cash back earnings are transferred from their accounts to yours.

Family and friends can give their earnings to more than one person. For example, grandparents can divide their earnings between multiple grandkids.

Does It Really Help?

We’ve found that Upromise members who have family and friends helping them earn, wind up saving 3x more on average than members who don't.1



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Virginia has saved $7,500 for her granddaughter’s college education with Upromise and a 529 plan.2



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It is important for other relatives to realize that they can help their grandchildren and other children to benefit from this awesome program.

- Sandy K., Upromise member

1 The 3x more cash back figure is based on Upromise internal reporting data through November 2015 showing that members who have family and friends linked to their account have accumulated three times more in average monthly Upromise savings than members who have not.

2 This is an active Upromise member. Individual savings vary depending on spending habits and level of engagement in Upromise. Includes cash back with Upromise online partners and the Upromise Credit Card and family and friends savings through Upromise.