BOSTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PerkStreet Financial, the financial services company rewarding customers for living healthy financial lives, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest StreetSense e-course, featuring free advice and motivation from two popular contestants from The Biggest Loser.
The personal finance e-course, Building a Healthy Financial Future: Lessons Learned on The Biggest Loser, is designed to help inspire and educate those who have been putting off financial improvement. PerkStreet has already seen thousands sign up for its free, StreetSense courses, and is proud to partner with Ramon Medeiros and Jessica Limpert – the famous couple from The Biggest Loser: Season 12 – to add to its listing of financial topics.
"Ramon and Jessica are just as passionate about helping people as PerkStreet is. They inspired America last fall by losing a combined 266 pounds on the show. They're true examples of where perseverance can get you. We've teamed up with them to help Americans improve their financial futures," said Dan O'Malley, CEO of PerkStreet Financial.
"With the help of our friends at PerkStreet, Ramon and I are excited to be tackling our biggest challenge yet: Money. We know sharing this new journey with others and showing them how we're improving our financial health is going to help people – that's something we're always interested in," said Limpert.
"Jessica and I have learned that if you want to change your future, you have to make good choices today, every day. It's about willing yourself to overcome," said Medeiros, who became a finalist by winning the Biggest Loser marathon. "Financial and physical goals are both hard to pursue. Changing your behavior in these areas is tough. That's where we come in."
ABOUT PerkStreet Financial
PerkStreet provides a fully featured, online-only checking account to customers nationwide. By eliminating the costs of branches, PerkStreet is efficient enough to turn checking accounts into personal profit engines for customers. This means they can earn $1,000 per year or more using PerkStreet's cash back debit card. Founded in 2008 and backed by Highland Capital Partners and Globespan Capital Partners, PerkStreet is already giving its customers millions of dollars in cash back per year. Banking services are provided by The Bancorp Bank. Member FDIC.
SOURCE PerkStreet Financial