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Win back-to-school cash and prizes!

By Janet Reusch ·
Monday, July 30, 2012
Posted: 8 am ET

The back-to-school season is an exciting time -- but it can also be expensive.

We've teamed up with, a money-saving alternative for those without dental insurance, to help you defray the costs, so you can focus on the fun that a new school year brings.

You can enter to win a back-to-school prize pack just by pinning your favorite money-saving tips on Pinterest. It's our #FinPin for Summer's End contest!

The prize pack includes:

  • A $75 gift card to to buy dental goodies of your choice -- so your kids can go back to school with bright smiles!
  • A $200 gift card to Chili's -- so your family's last supper this summer is on us.
  • $200 cash to spend on your back-to-school shopping spree.

Here's how to enter:

  1. Follow, and on Pinterest.
  2. Pin links to three of your favorite money-saving tips or articles on one of your Pinterest boards. One pin/ link must be to a Bankrate article.
  3. Comment on this blog post with a link to your Pinterest board containing pins linking to the money-saving articles.

We'll select a winner at random.

The winner will be contacted through the email address used to sign in to comment on this blog post.

You can find the Official Rules here.

Good luck!


We have a winner! Congratulations to Tamyra from Virginia!

Thank you to everyone who participated. We enjoyed checking out your boards. We’ll keep the contests coming!

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Jacqueline Griffin
August 06, 2012 at 9:18 pm

I wish I would had researched more before taking our private student loans for my son's college education! We are paying the price today! Sally Mae student loans are like a bad credit card! Thank you so much for the chance!

linda brooks
August 06, 2012 at 8:22 pm
Angela M
August 06, 2012 at 6:27 pm

hope i win love chilis

Lindsey Foster
August 06, 2012 at 4:57 pm
stacey sanchez
August 05, 2012 at 1:46 am
stacey sanchez
August 05, 2012 at 1:45 am
August 04, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Posting this again. Not sure if it worked the first time!

August 04, 2012 at 12:47 pm
D’Ann Hedges
August 04, 2012 at 11:09 am
D. Vargas
August 03, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Here's my board. Thank you.