ING Direct Announces Their First Ever “Financial Independence Days” Sale

by News Guy on July 1, 2010

Did you know that the average American will spend close to $200 to celebrate the Fourth of July this year? Before the weekend starts and that money is spent, ING DIRECT USA is introducing their first ever Financial Independence Days Sale.

The nation’s largest direct bank is starting the holiday weekend a few days early by offering Americans four unique ways to further their savings on July 1 and 2. Both customers and non-customers alike will be able to take advantage of the offers, with benefits that incentivize savings like it’s the year 1776.

The promotions are as follows:

  • Investing for Financial Freedom – Investors who open a new ShareBuilder account will receive a $76 bonus after making one transaction. Brokerage account holders can select from over 7,000 stocks, mutual funds and Exchange-Traded Funds.
  • Pursuing the Happiness of Homeownership – Prospective homeowners who apply for an Easy Orange or Orange Mortgage on July 1 or 2, 2010 will receive $776 off closing costs – nearly 40 percent savings from ING DIRECT’s already low average total closing costs.
  • Liberation from Checking Fees – The Electric Orange Checking account promotion will be announced here on July 1. Remember there are no overdraft fees. No monthly fees. No minimums.
  • Spreading the Wealth of Savings – The Refer-a-friend promotion will be announced here on July 1.

The Financial Independence Days web site is When the promotion goes lives on Thursday, July 1 at 12:01am, the site will reveal more details about the Financial Independence Days Sale.


ING DIRECT USA, the nation’s largest direct bank and largest thrift, is dedicated to inspiring Americans to become a nation of savers. Since its inception in 2000, more than 7.6 million Americans have entrusted their savings with ING DIRECT USA, building the bank to $91.2 billion in assets. ING DIRECT USA has developed a comprehensive social media Savers Community, including Twitter, Facebook and its We, The Savers blog. For more information about ING DIRECT USA call 1-800-ING-DIRECT, and for information about its commitment to financial education visit Planet Orange.

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