AT&T-owned Cricket Wireless has partnered up with savings and investment app Acorns to provide its customers an easier way to start investing for their future.
Current Cricket subscribers who create a new account on Acorns and invest at least $5 will be given a bonus of $10 investment in their Acorns Invest account. On the other hand, current Acorns subscribers who sign up with Cricket Wireless will receive a $20 investment bonus. Additionally, Cricket will invest $1 every month into its customers’ Acorns accounts as long as dues are paid.
Cricket Wireless is the first exclusive wireless partner of Acorns’ rewards program, Acorns Earn. Customers will be able to invest by shopping from 400 global partner brands. The list of participating brands can be found on the app.
Apart from investment bonuses, Cricket will also hold a $12,500 Instagram Sweepstakes. 25 winners will be chosen and given a prize of $500 each. To join, customers must follow Cricket Wireless on Instagram and like this Instagram post. Participants must then tag a friend on the post. Each tagged friend equals one entry and a single user is allowed up to 10 entries. 5 bonus points are awarded for sharing this post and tagging Cricket wireless on Instagram Stories.
Cricket Wireless also takes part in the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit program that provides up to $50 a month for eligible households.