Press Release
Online Voting Now Open in New York Fed's Savvy Credit Video Festival
January 6, 2014

Public voting for the New York Fed’s annual Savvy Credit Video Festival in now open. The Festival, co-sponsored by the New York Bankers Association (NYBA), seeks to engage, educate and empower young adults by challenging college students to produce a 30-second video about using credit wisely. 

The public can view and vote on 20 videos produced by 11 different local colleges and universities by visiting the NYBA website.

A celebrity panel will judge the finalists during an event held at the New York Fed on February 5. The winning team will receive a number of prizes including a cash award and will have their video screened in New York City movie theaters.

The public is encouraged to continue the conversation on Twitter using #FedVideoVote.

About the New York Fed’s Savvy Credit Video Competition
The Bank's Regional and Community Outreach team created the Savvy Credit Video Festival as a way to advance financial literacy among young adults. The contest challenges college students to produce a 30-second video promoting wise credit use. Each year, the New York Fed sponsors two festivals: one in Puerto Rico and another for the tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. 

Financial Awareness Video Festival voting »  offsite

New York Fed’s Savvy Credit Video Competition Home Page »

Contact
Kevin Sajdak
212-720-6143
kevin.sajdak@ny.frb.org