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Swagbucks Partners With First Bankcard for New Visa Secured Card Program With Rewards

Swagbucks Members May Now Enjoy a Credit Card or Secured-Credit Card That Earns Rewards Points for Everyday Visa Purchases

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/10/14 -- Swagbucks (www.swagbucks.com), the web's most rewarding deals and content discovery community, has partnered with First Bankcard -- a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading national credit card issuer in the partnership arena -- to offer its members rewards opportunities through its credit card and secured credit card programs.

Swagbucks -- launched in 2008 -- is the web's leading rewards discovery community awarding its members through its rewards program for everyday digital activities including web search, online shopping, digital entertainment, playing games, taking surveys and discovering special promotions. More than 11 million members have claimed over $65 million in retail gift card awards since the site's debut, and First Bankcard's credit card and new secured credit card offerings now bring the opportunity through its credit card rewards programs to earn points anywhere shoppers like to spend.

The new Swagbucks Secured Visa Card -- which joins the Swagbucks Credit Card program launched in partnership with First Bankcard in 2013 -- helps consumers to actively build or re-establish their credit with all three major credit bureaus while enjoying opportunities to earn rewards points. An up-front security deposit agreed to by First Bankcard sets the card's credit limit, and in as little as 11 months card members can earn the opportunity to move to a deposit-free card.

"The Swagbucks Secured Visa Card provides an invaluable credit-building opportunity to our members who already enjoy rewards for most everything they already do online," said Swagbucks Senior Vice President Stacey Oliff. "Starting with a secured deposit, the card helps to build positive credit while offering the opportunity to earn points for any purchase."

Swagbucks Secured Visa Card members earn .50 points for every $1 spent in qualifying transactions, with an additional 500 bonus points awarded after their first $500 spent and another 1,000 bonus points after a total of $1,000 or more is spent.

"This new program will help our partners grow their business and taps our flagship secured credit card offering to give consumers true credit-building power," said Steve Eulie, President of First Bankcard. "In addition, rewards points create possibilities for secured credit cardholders to extend the power of their budget when making everyday purchases with their credit card."

Launching in today, more information on the new Swagbucks Secured Visa Card can be found at http://www.swagbucks.com/p/secured-credit-card.

About Swagbucks
Swagbucks.com is the web's leading rewards discovery community and top provider of free gift card awards for everyday digital life, helping consumers expand their budgets. Headquartered in El Segundo, California under Prodege, LLC, Swagbucks is the original digital rewards currency for online activity including shopping, search, games, entertainment, surveys, discounts and more.

About First Bankcard
First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, is a leader in the credit card partnership arena, serving more than 500 financial institutions, co-brand and affinity partners nationwide. For 60 years, First Bankcard has offered quality products and superior service to help its customers achieve their goals. Visit www.firstbankcard.com for more information.

About First National Bank of Omaha
First National Bank of Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of Nebraska has grown into the largest privately-owned banking company in the United States. First national and its affiliates have $17 billion in managed assets and nearly 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas.

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