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November 01, 2013

U.S. Bank credit card customers in San Diego have a chance to make $20 and earn another $20 for charity just by testing their financial IQ in the month of November.

Customers applying for a new U.S. Bank credit card who also take a short credit IQ quiz between now and Nov. 30, 2013 will receive a $20 credit to their U.S. Bank checking or savings account. In addition, U.S. Bank will donate another $20 to Junior Achievement for every new credit card customer who completes the quiz. 

To qualify for the $20 credit and $20 donation, new credit card customers must take a short, online credit IQ quiz. Consumers will be directed to take the quiz at U.S. Bank’s Credit Wellness Center website which is designed to help consumers manage credit scores, provide education about credit and provide tools and resources to help build and maintain credit. Small business customers will be directed to U.S. Bank’s Connect web site, which provides information and resources engineered to help small businesses get off the ground and continue to grow.

U.S. Bank is a strong supporter of Junior Achievement in San Diego and across the country. In San Diego, U.S. Bank has a site at JA BizTown. Employees participate in JA Teach Days in local classrooms and  in annual “Bowl-A-Thon” events to raise money for JA. U.S. Bank’s Joye Blount serves on JA board of directors and U.S. Bank provided financing for the building in which JA operates.

In 2012, U.S. Bank participated in more than 3,400 banking seminars were attended by more than 85,000 people. Topics included youth and adult consumer education, small business education, home buying and investing.

With 78 branches and more than 900 employees, San Diego is home to U.S. Bank’s military program office and Small Business Administration lending division. Last year, its employees gave back by spending more than 3,000 hours volunteering with local organizations. Statewide, U.S. Bank provided nearly $10 million in contributions to the community.


About U.S. Bank

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $361 billion in assets as of September 30, 2013, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,088 banking offices in 25 states and 4,937 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at