FEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- To introduce its new Web site, Ascend United, a broker of credit union debt, is giving away one 100 gram bar of .999 pure gold to one lucky credit union person who registers on its newly launched Web site www.ascendunited.com during the three-week period between Jan. 24 and Feb. 14.
According to Phillip Slater, program manager for Au, "Au: the Gold Standard" promotion will fulfill two goals set for the company by its board of directors: assist in Au's re-branding effort and increase awareness about company services and the straightforward world of debt sales.
"Ascend United just completed the launch of its Web site, which has undergone an extensive redesign to help financial institutions better understand debt sales, how to participate in our aggregated sales, and to facilitate our services to clients," Slater said. "Our 'Au: the Gold Standard' promotion will bring people to Ascendunited.com and introduce them to our company and the world of distressed debt sales."
Those interested in registering to win the 100 gram gold bar should visit Ascendunited.com and follow the links to the "Au: the Gold Standard" promotion. The winner will be announced the week of Feb. 17. The approximate retail value of the gold bar is $2,650, according to Au.