Is saving money a challenge? If you are struggling to save, consider the Saver’s Sweepstakes account.

You can improve your money habits in a whole new way that actually makes saving fun! You’ll feel rewarded by watching your savings grow and experience the excitement of the prize drawings. Unlike playing the lottery, you don't lose anything with Saver’s Sweepstakes. All of the money you deposit into the account is yours!

Are you currently a member of Governmental Employees Credit Union?

  • $25.00 minimum balance
  • Earn one entry into the statewide and GECU’s monthly, quarterly and annual drawings for each $25.00 increase in your balance. Limit 6 entries per month
  • Payroll deduction available
  • Earn 0.75% APY*
  • Must live in Wisconsin, Minnesota or Illinois to open and maintain an account
  • Minor’s are eligible with guardian’s permission
  • Stop in to open a Saver’s Sweepstakes account today! Or call us at 608-785-7720 for more information.

Frequesnt Asked Questions (FAQs)

Savers Sweepstakes Disclosure

Winners are informed or announced sometime around the 15th of each month for the previous months entries.

 State-wide Pool:

Prize Drawings Number of winners Prize Amounts Total Winners Total Prizes
Monthly 75 $100 900 $90,000
Quarterly 5 $1,000 20 $20,000
Annual (ICU Day) 1 $5,000 1 $5,000
Holiday 10 $500 10 $5,000
Total       $120,000

GECU Member-Only Drawing:

Prize Drawings Number of winners Prize Amounts Total Winners Total Prizes
Monthly 4 $25 48 $1,200
Quarterly 2 $100 8 $800
Annual (ICU Day) 1 $500 1 $500
Total     57 $2,500

Are you currently a member of Governmental Employees Credit Union?

You may withdraw funds from this account in January with no fee. If you need funds before January, you may make up to two withdrawals with a $10.00 withdrawal fee each. The third withdrawal will close the account, and you will not be able to open another account for 90 days. Cash prizes will be deposited into the winners regular savings. *APY=Annual Percentage Yield. Rate subject to change daily. Membership eligibility required. Refer to credit union for full program details.