Step Up College Savings This Holiday Season by Shopping Through Upromise by Sallie Mae

Shopping For the Holidays with Upromise Can Mean Up to 5 Percent
Cash Back

“10 Percent Tuesdays” Offer Additional Cash Back Opportunities at
Major Online Retailers, Including,, and Under Armour

by Sallie Mae
is offering opportunities to earn even more cash back
for college this holiday season, and the savings don’t end on Black
Friday or Cyber Monday. Upromise members can earn up to 5 percent cash
back by shopping at more than 850 online retail partners, or earn cash
back while taking a break from the holiday rush by dining at one of
Upromise’s more than 10,000 partner restaurants. Also, if holiday travel
is on your agenda, booking a trip through a Upromise travel partner like
Orbitz or Travelocity can also mean money back in your pocket.

In addition, every Tuesday through Dec. 23, Upromise will offer
additional ways to earn even more cash back. Upromise members can earn
as much as 10 percent cash back at many major retailers, including:,, Under Armour, and more. Upromise
holders will earn an additional 5 percent back. Last
holiday season Upromise members earned a collective $14 million in cash

“During the holidays, it’s easy to put financial goals like saving for
college on the back burner but the good news is, through Upromise, you
can continue to save while you shop,” said David O’Connell, president,
Upromise by Sallie Mae. “By shopping through Upromise, families can
contribute to college savings accounts, and enjoy increased cash back,
as they purchase their holiday gifts, maximizing everyone’s holiday
spending without added stress.”

Grandparents, friends, and other family members can also link their
shopping to an eligible Upromise account to contribute money for a child
or grandchild’s college savings fund. In fact, Upromise members with
friends and family who contribute to their accounts earn three times
more, on average.

Free and easy to join, Upromise
by Sallie Mae
allows families to earn cash back for college from
everyday purchases by shopping online with partners such as Barnes &
Noble, Macy’s, and Petco. Through Upromise, shoppers earn real cash
rewards that may be invested in an eligible 529 college savings plan,
used to help pay down an eligible student loan, transferred into an
FDIC-insured Upromise
 account, or withdrawn by check.

To date, Upromise members have collectively earned more than $900
million for education. Become a member today at

Sallie Mae (NASDAQ: SLM) is the nation’s saving, planning, and
paying for college company. Whether college is a long way off or just
around the corner, Sallie Mae offers products that promote responsible
personal finance, including private education loans, Upromise rewards,
scholarship search, college financial planning tools, and online retail
banking. Learn more at
Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are
not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.


Sallie Mae
Abigail Brooks, 302-451-0230