CONWAY - Coastal Carolina University and its Department of Athletics are proud to announce their new partnership with Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union. Carolina Trust will provide the "Official" affinity credit card of Coastal Carolina Athletics. Beginning October 2010, CCU alumni and all Chanticleer fans will be able to apply for a low-rate Carolina Trust VISA credit card and choose from three spirited university designs, featuring either the traditional University logo or the Chanticleer Athletics logo.
The CCU Athletics-Carolina Trust VISA credit card offers an Annual Percentage Rate as low as 9.90%, no annual fees, no balance transfer fees, and the same low rate for purchases and cash advances. Plus, Platinum cardholders receive travel or merchandise rewards with each VISA purchase made - one point for every dollar spent.
Additionally, Carolina Trust returns money to Coastal Carolina University with each VISA card purchase.
To get your Coastal Carolina/Carolina Trust affinity card, click HERE.
"Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union has offered members a competitive VISA credit card option for many years, and now, we're excited to promote this opportunity to CCU faculty, staff, students, alumni and fans," said Angelia Johnson, VP for Marketing with Carolina Trust. "This card is a great way for CCU supporters to get a great deal on credit card purchases, show their Chanticleer spirit, and give back to the university.
"I really think this partnership grew out of a desire to offer fans and alumni a great interest rate and spread the brand," said Mark Payne, CCU Associate AD for External Relations. "Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union saw an opportunity to provide our loyal and ever-growing fan base with a competitive credit card option that benefits our school with every purchase. It's a win-win situation, and we are excited to have them on board."
Jean Ann Brakefield, Coastal Carolina University - Director of Alumni Relations, echoed these sentiments. "We are thrilled to have an affinity card produced by a local partner that understands the need for a competitive interest rate that takes care of both the alumnus card holder and the University."
Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union will be on site at all home football games so fans and alumni may apply for the official credit card of Coastal Carolina Athletics and select their favorite school design. For more details regarding the new CCU Athletic-Carolina Trust VISAâ credit card or to apply online, visit www.carolinatrust.org.