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Practical Ways to Give & Get Support

We’re so encouraged by the ways our communities are coming together and supporting each other during the current crisis, so we’re sharing a few of our favorite ideas and resources we’ve found on how to give and get practical support during unstable times. Employment Resources Job platform Jobble specializes in hourly and gig opportunities and is a […]

We’re so encouraged by the ways our communities are coming together and supporting each other during the current crisis, so we’re sharing a few of our favorite ideas and resources we’ve found on how to give and get practical support during unstable times.

Employment Resources

  • Job platform Jobble specializes in hourly and gig opportunities and is a good resource if you’re looking for flexible employment.
  • Indeed posts openings and provides suggestions and resources for workers impacted by COVID-19.

Emergency Financial Assistance

  • Search FindHelp by zip code to find local resources for emergency help paying bills or other urgent needs.

Supporting Others

  • GiveDirectly is highly rated for making a real impact, they focus on getting cash directly to those who are most hard-hit.
  • Help make sure your community has what it needs; find and support your local food bank.

At Long Game we believe that hope is powerful, that we all need each other, and that the potential in each of us will help us all get through.

Stay inside and play on,
Team Long Game

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Long Game Rewards Details

Teal Rewards Long Game Banking features in partnership with nbkc bank, Member FDIC Visa debit card & custom Savings Jars Earn 0.10% interest on Savings* Earn Coins for saving and everyday spending Chat support Access to 30+ games to play and win cash & crypto prizes Free Daily Game $3/month Gold Rewards Long Game Banking […]

Teal Rewards

  • Long Game Banking features in partnership with nbkc bank, Member FDIC
  • Visa debit card & custom Savings Jars
  • Earn 0.10% interest on Savings*
  • Earn Coins for saving and everyday spending
  • Chat support
  • Access to 30+ games to play and win cash & crypto prizes
  • Free Daily Game
  • $3/month

Gold Rewards

  • Long Game Banking features in partnership with nbkc bank, Member FDIC
  • Visa debit card & custom Savings Jars
  • Earn 0.10% interest on Savings*
  • Earn Coins for saving and everyday spending
  • Chat support
  • Access to 30+ games to play and win cash & crypto prizes
  • 2x Coin Multiplier on Free Daily Game
  • Prize Chests for RoundUp on card activity
  • $0/month when you AutoDeposit $400 or more and use your card for $100 or more each month

Diamond Rewards

  • Long Game Banking features in partnership with nbkc bank, Member FDIC
  • Visa debit card & custom Savings Jars
  • Earn 0.10% interest on Savings*
  • Earn Coins for saving and everyday spending
  • Chat support
  • Access to 30+ games to play and win cash & crypto prizes
  • 4x Coin Multiplier on Free Daily Game
  • Prize Chests for RoundUp on card activity
  • $0/month when you Direct Deposit 50% per paycheck or more and use your card for $200 or more each month

Any questions?  We’d love to help!  

The nbkc bank Visa® Debit Card is issued by nbkc bank, Overland Park KS; Member FDIC. Visa card does not support cryptocurrency.

*Rate is variable APY as of 04/24/2020, no minimum balance required

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Helpful Resources for Our Community

These are history-making tough times, and we’re here to support you not just with fun and games, but also with information! Here are some options you might want to know about:  Stimulus Checks This week legislation was passed that includes cash payments direct to individuals to help keep folks afloat. Check here for updates, and […]

These are history-making tough times, and we’re here to support you not just with fun and games, but also with information! Here are some options you might want to know about: 

Stimulus Checks
This week legislation was passed that includes cash payments direct to individuals to help keep folks afloat. Check here for updates, and but right now it seems like most taxpayers will automatically get this stimulus!

Housing
In some scenarios, you might be eligible for mortgage or rent deferral. It’s worth a conversation with your landlord or your mortgage provider. If you are a homeowner and have a government loan (check Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae) you are eligible to defer your mortgage payment right now. Some cities have a hold on evictions too. 

Utilities
A lot of utility providers are suspending shut-offs for late/non-payment. You can check here. In addition, a number of large internet companies have agreed not to terminate service. Check the full list on the FCC Website

Unemployment Insurance
The general idea of unemployment insurance is that if you’re unable to work because of something you can’t control (like the recent widespread closures) you may be able to get cash payments to cover some expenses. These benefits vary from state to state, but the good news is that the government has recently expanded who qualifies for these benefits to include more modern jobs, like gig economy workers. Check here to see how to apply in your state.

Student loans
The U.S. Department of Education has granted a payment waiver of at least 60 days to many people, but it’s not necessarily automatic. Call your loan servicer to request a waiver and to make sure that your loan is eligible. The waiver does not apply to private student loans, call your private lender for more information.

Other Resources
Tax filing deadlines extended to July 15
– Not sure what paid leave you’re eligible for? Check here

We hope that Long Game is bringing some hope and light into these dark times, and we’re so grateful that you’re a part of the Long Game community. 

Stay inside and play on,
Team Long Game

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New Survey Casts Light on Relationship Adults Under 30 Have with Their Finances

Majority Would Choose Healthy Finances over Great Sex, Peak Fitness, and Trip Around the World; Financial Independence is a Goal but Nearly a Quarter Would Still Ask Parents for Money Until Age 30 to Prevent Further Debt San Francisco, CA — Jan. 16, 2020 — Long Game, the gamified personal finance app, today announced findings […]

Majority Would Choose Healthy Finances over Great Sex, Peak Fitness, and Trip Around the World; Financial Independence is a Goal but Nearly a Quarter Would Still Ask Parents for Money Until Age 30 to Prevent Further Debt

San Francisco, CA — Jan. 16, 2020 Long Game, the gamified personal finance app, today announced findings from its survey around how American adults under 30 perceive financial freedom. Overall the results indicate that financial independence is greatly valued by this generation; 78 percent would rather double the amount in their bank account than have the best sex of their lives for a year. 

Over a third of respondents (36.6 percent) report that they currently do not have financial independence, but reported they would choose financial stability and make sensible choices to avoid further debt over fleeting temptations that might harm their financial futures, debunking the carefree stereotype of how young adults think about money. 

The survey of 1,000 U.S. adults ages 18-29 revealed the following: 

  • 60 percent would rather ask their parents for money than max out their credit card 
  • 68 percent would rather have their savings matched over the course of the year than win a trip around the world 
  • 94 percent would rather increase their savings by $1,000 than receive 1,000 likes on their next social media posts 
  • 50 percent perceive financial freedom as the ability to save for the things they’ll need in the future 
  • 73 percent would rather be guaranteed to reach their financial goals than their fitness goals 
  • The prospect of running out of money is three times scarier than loneliness

“For so many people — specifically my generation, the Millennials — saving money is challenging, especially in a world with broken financial systems and endless opportunities to spend money quickly and easily,” said Lindsay Holden, CEO and founder of Long Game. “Despite these challenges, most of us are serious about saving money and working towards financial freedom so we can create the life we’ve envisioned for ourselves and our loved ones.” 

Student loan debt can be crippling for this generation; Pew Research cites the number of households with student loan debt doubled from 1998 to 2016. The median amount of loan debt Millennials carry is $19,000, significantly higher than Gen Xers’ balance of $12,800 at the same age. According to the Long Game survey, respondents said getting out of debt is the number one obstacle to achieving financial freedom (44 percent). 

Additionally, respondents candidly admitted that it’s a struggle to balance the sensibilities of saving for the future with living their best lives now. 18% said not wanting to compromise on lifestyle is holding them back from reaching their financial freedom, particularly because the majority want to go it alone on the path to achieve financial independence. Most respondents (31 percent) agree that other people should stop funding their lifestyle by 18-20 years old and the majority (63 percent) fund their own lifestyles.

“Most of us are doing the best we can to take control of our financial futures,” said Holden. “We built Long Game for people looking to better their financial health in a way that is effective, approachable, and fun.” 

Survey Methodology 
These findings are based on a Pollfish survey of 1,000 adults ages 18 through 29 in the United States. The survey ran from January 10 through January 11, 2020. 

About Long Game
Founded in 2015, Long Game harnesses the power of prize-linked savings to help Zillennials make the best financial decisions and drive improved financial outcomes for users by motivating smart financial decisions. Through risk-free products that leverage games and rewards, Long Game transforms the emotional experience of personal finance by making it a fun and natural part of users’ lifestyles. Long Game is FDIC insured, earns interest and supports most US bank accounts. The mobile app is available for Android and iOS Devices. Follow Long Game on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter or visit our website

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Long Game Debit Card Empowers Zillennials to Achieve Their Financial Goals with a Fun Gaming Twist

SAN FRANCISCO –– Jan. 3 2020 –– Long Game, the gamified personal finance app, today announced the addition of the Long Game Visa debit card¹, issued by nbkc bank, to its risk-free, prize-linked savings products, building on its mission to empower older Gen Zers and younger Millennials to make their best financial decisions through a […]

SAN FRANCISCO –– Jan. 3 2020 –– Long Game, the gamified personal finance app, today announced the addition of the Long Game Visa debit card¹, issued by nbkc bank, to its risk-free, prize-linked savings products, building on its mission to empower older Gen Zers and younger Millennials to make their best financial decisions through a fun and engaging app experience.

When people use the Long Game debit card and RoundUp, everyday purchases provide accelerated savings and risk-free chances to play more than 20 quick, easy games on the Long Game app, including weekly drawings with the opportunity to win cash prizes up to $1 million or crypto (up to one BTC or ETH). Long Game’s products focus on engaging experiences, unlike traditional banking, which increases the positive outcomes for their Zillennial user base.

“As a generation, we do a lot of things differently, so why should banking be an exception? We are focused on making banking actually fun while driving better outcomes,” said Lindsay Holden, CEO and founder of Long Game. “71% of Millennials would rather go to the dentist than listen to what banks tell them (according to a study by the Millennial Disruption Index), so traditional banking models are clearly ripe for an overhaul. The Long Game debit card is our latest step to transform the emotional experience of personal finance, using the proven model of prize-linked savings built into an engaging app to make money management a fun and natural part of our users’ lifestyles.” Directed by the former Principal Game Designer for Zynga, the games in the Long Game app leverage popular formats such as slots and scratchers with best in class design to promote greater engagement with money management and make working towards financial goals a positive experience.

Long Game partnered with nbkc bank to offer the Visa debit card, which has no NSF or maintenance fees, and is linked to an FDIC-insured checking account with a 0.1% Annual Percentage Yield (APY) and provides instant access to savings for everyday spending.

“I never felt so encouraged to manage my finances before,” said Long Game winner, Benj Martson. “Since switching to the Long Game debit card my morning coffee run is actually helping me to save for my next vacation, and how great is it that I played a fun game in line for my latte and won $300!”

Long Game was co-founded by Lindsay Holden in 2015 to help Zillennials get a better hold of their financial lives. Lindsay co-founded the Applicant Auction, the primary auction for Top Level Domain names which held over $1B in auctions before being acquired. She helped to launch Formation 8, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. Lindsay holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

About Long Game
Founded in 2015, Long Game harnesses the power of prize-linked savings to help Zillennials make the best financial decisions and drive improved financial outcomes for users by motivating smart financial decisions. Through risk-free products that leverage games and rewards, Long Game transforms the emotional experience of personal finance by making it a fun and natural part of users’ lifestyles. The mobile app is available for Android and iOS Devices. Follow Long Game on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter or visit our website.

PR Contact
[email protected]co

[1] The Long Game Visa debit card and checking account is provided by nbkc bank, Overland Park, Kansas, Member FDIC. Funds deposited into the checking account are eligible for up to $250,000 of FDIC insurance.

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