Enter Now: Contest Winnings Could Set You Up for Life

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Cash from national contests can help you pay off debt, finance that dream vacation around the world or send you on a shopping spree in style. But you can’t win the money unless you enter the contests. The odds may be tough, but it’s easy to enter online. And, someone has to win, right? Why not you?

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The Time to Enter Cash Contests Is Now

Don’t delay in entering contests to win cash — the more you enter, the greater your chances of walking away with a check.

1. Fingerhut Sweepstakes

Fingerhut provides credit to help people buy things they need without dealing with large monthly payments or annual fees. It also holds an annual sweepstakes that awards cash prizes throughout the year.

  • Enter by October 31, 2024 to win $10,000

To get started, go to www.fingerhut.com and enter your email address. If you don’t have a Fingerhut account, you will be asked to provide some basic information, such as your name, address and birthday. There are several ways to enter the sweepstakes.

  1. Place an order with Fingerhut.
  2. Use your Fingerhut account to set up scheduled recurring payments through your WebBank/Fingerhut Fetti Credit Account.
  3. Use your WebBank/Fingerhut Fetti Credit Account to make on-time monthly payments.
  4. Enter by mail with no purchase necessary.

To enter by mail, send your name, address, date of birth, phone number and email address to 2023-2024 Fingerhut $10,000 Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 7817, Melville, NY 11775-7817. The email address must be associated with a Fingerhut account for the entry to be valid. The Fingerhut Sweepstakes is open to U.S. residents aged 18 and up.

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2. Publishers Clearing House

Even if you’re not big into sweepstakes, chances are you’ve heard of Publishers Clearing House. Rather than just mailing you a check, the Publishers Clearing House team shows up with a giant check and makes a big spectacle of awarding it.

You might wonder if this is legitimate, but although there are plenty of copycat scammers around, PCH really does give out giant checks to real people just like you.

It frequently runs various sweepstakes, including one that was $5,000 a week for life, so check its website here to see which ones you can enter.

3. 2024 Visa Prepaid and Debit Online Sweepstakes

Want a chance to win $20,000? Enter the 2024 Visa Prepaid and Debit Online Sweepstakes for an opportunity to win a grand prize of $20,000 or one of 10 $1,000 prizes. That’s a total of $30,000 available to win.

The sweepstakes period is from May 1, 2024 to June 30, 2024, and the contest is open to all legal U.S. residents who will be 18 or older as of May 1.

There are two ways to enter:

  • Make an online Visa transaction with an eligible Visa Prepaid, Visa Payroll or Visa Debit card to receive one entry.
  • Write your name, address, phone number and email address on a plain piece of paper and mail it to 2024 Visa Prepaid & Debit Online Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 7757, Melville, NY 11775-7757. Mailed entries must be postmarked between May 1, 2024, and June 30, 2024, and received by July 8, 2024.

You can enter as many times as you wish.

Ohio-based contributor Catherine Hiles writes about finance, cars, pet ownership and parenting for The Penny Hoarder.