Pumpkin Carving Contest

Posted by Ne[x]t on 10.25.12

It’s time for our annual pumpkin carving contest. The winner will get a $50 gift card. Post a picture of your carved pumpkin on our Facebook page and the pumpkin with the most “Likes” by Wednesday, October 31st at 12:00 pm will be the winner. Be sure to share our page with your friends so they can “Like” your pumpkin. Good luck!

Bowl Pick'em Winners

Posted by Ne[x]t on 01.10.12

We now have our winners in the i[x] Bowl Pick’em Contest as the college football season came to a close with Alabama dominating LSU in the BCS National Championship game, 21-0. Congratulations to our first place winner and champion Nathaniel Anthony! Nathaniel will receive a $50 gift card for winning. Our second place winner was Devon Peet, who will receive a $25 gift card and third place goes to Lisa Dingy who wins a $15 iTunes card. Congrats to Nathaniel, Devon and Lisa and thanks for everyone who participated! Stay tuned to i[x]ga for upcoming contests and happenings.

i[x] Happenings/Student Lending Changes

Posted by Ne[x]t on 12.22.11

Hey guys! Hope everyone is enjoying Christmas break! I wanted to let you know about a few things going on right now with i[x] and Georgia’s Own…

-Join the i[x] College Bowl Pick’em Contest for a chance to win a $50 gift card! We are also giving away prizes for 2nd and 3rd places. So submit your picks by Dec. 25 to be entered!

-We are still accepting applications for the Georgia’s Own Credit Union Youth Advisory Board. Applications are being accepted until Dec. 31. This a great opportunity for you guys to make a difference in the lives of your peers around Georgia.

-Want to be in an upcoming Georgia’s Own commercial? Tell us what makes you one of Georgia’s Own and you could be featured. For more info and submit your story, visit

-Lastly, I ran across this article recently about changes in student lending and wanted to share it with everyone. Just a reminder, we offer a great alternative to other higher priced, private student loans with Credit Union Student Choice. To find out more info or apply, click here.

Have a Happy Holidays!

Youth Advisory Board Deadline Extended

Posted by Ne[x]t on 11.01.11

Hope you all had a happy and safe Halloween and didn’t get attacked by any zombies or vampires!
I wanted to let everyone know that we have extended the deadline to apply for the Georgia’s Own Youth Advisory Board to December 31, 2011 and the first meeting will be in Jan. 2012. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to make a difference in the lives of Georgia’s Youth! Not to mention, it’s a great résumé booster! So be sure to get your applications in and pass along to your friends and family. Check out all the information and apply by clicking this link.


Pumpkin Carving Contest

Posted by Ne[x]t on 10.17.11

To celebrate Halloween, we are having a Pumpkin Carving Contest on the ix Facebook Page. The winner will be chosen by most “Likes” on their pic and will get a $50 gift card! You have between now and Oct.31 to post your pics and get those “Likes”

How to enter:
1. Like i[x] on Facebook
2. Post a picture of your carved pumpkin to our wall
3. Have your friends and family “Like” your picture

So carve those pumpkins and post your pics!

i[give] Contest

Posted by Ne[x]t on 10.14.11

Hey friends! Hope you all have been enjoying this great Fall weather so far! It truly is an awesome time to be living in Georgia with football and fall festivals every weekend.

Now on to business…

We are looking for our next i[give] partner for the start of the new year and we want your help! If you aren’t familiar with i[give], it is an initiative we started to help out and give back to the Atlanta community. Each quarter we feature a cause or non-profit from the area and find ways to get involved with that organization. For 2012, we want YOU to be more involved so we want to know which cause you think we should support. Nominate your cause, non-profit, or organization by emailing with the name and a brief description. Once we collect all submissions, we will allow everyone to vote on who will be our next i[give] partner. So spread the word and send in your nominations and let’s do something good for Georgia!

Youth Advisory Board

Posted by Ne[x]t on 08.26.11

Do you:
•    Have an OPINION about how to reach today’s youth?
•    Need experience in an Out of the ordinary volunteer position?
•    Have the Commitment necessary to make a difference?
If you answered “Yes!” to all of these questions, please apply to join the Youth Advisory Board at Georgia’s Own Credit Union.

What is Georgia’s Own Credit Union’s Youth Advisory Board?
The Youth Advisory Board meets twice a quarter with our Youth Marketing Coordinator to plan events, youth communication and other projects at Georgia’s Own Credit Union. They will be responsible for the creation and implementation of these tasks at the credit union.

What are the benefits of participating in the Youth Advisory Board?
Board members gain valuable experience as part of a team in business, public relations and personal finance. Future employers, colleges and scholarship committees value this type of experience, and members will be eligible for a unique scholarship at the end of their term of service.

What is the time commitment?
Board members will meet at Georgia’s Own Credit Union (1155 Peachtree St.) twice each quarter, beginning January 2012 through June 2012.

What are the requirements?
– Must be or become a member of Georgia’s Own Credit Union.
– Between the ages of 14-25
– Be organized, dependable, professional and have solid communication skills.

Click Here to Apply

Or, download the application and mail it to:
Will Miller
Georgia’s Own Credit Union
1155 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30309

Applications must be received by December 31, 2011

If you have any questions or need additional applications, please call 404-874-1166 ext. 7031 or e-mail

And the Winner is….

Posted by Ne[x]t on 07.26.10

Congrats to Devon Peet for winning the fill in the [blank] contest and winning an Apple iPad®.  It was a very close race, but Devon just edged out our second place winner, Heidi Banks.  Heidi came in second and will receive a $100 gift card while Elizabeth Davis came in third and will receive a $50 gift card.  Thanks to all that participated in the contest and to everyone for voting!  Stay tuned to i[x]  for your next chance to win awesome prizes!

fill in the [blank] deadline

Posted by Ne[x]t on 06.29.10

The entry deadline for our fill in the [blank] contest is approaching fast.  In order to be entered, all videos must be submitted by Friday, July 2 at 11:59 pm.  So get those cameras rolling and send those videos in to allison@georgiasownnext.comClick here to see the official rules and click here to view some of the entries that have already been submitted.  Good Luck!!!

Thrashers Tix

Posted by Ne[x]t on 03.01.10

There is still time left to win Thrashers tickets to the March 9 game against the Nashville Predators.  Leave us a comment on a recent Facebook Post or here or Reply to us on Twitter to be entered.  Winners will be chosen at random on Wed. March 3rd.

Fresh Financial Thinking, Delivered to You.

Sign-up for the Ne[x]t newsletter and get smart money tips delivered straight to your inbox.