BRADES, Montserrat – If you have had significant financial success and reside within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) then this competition is for you. October is Financial Information Month and the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has launched its Dreams to Reality Contest.
According to a statement from the ECCB, eligible candidates must be people from humble beginnings, who through hard work and wise money management practices, were able to realise their dreams of owning a home, starting and operating a successful business, educating themselves or their children, or any other financial venture they undertook to improve their living conditions.
“The winner of the Financial Information Month Dreams to Reality Contest will receive a cash prize of EC$2,000; while second and third place winners will receive EC$1,500 and EC$1,000 respectively.
“Stories must be 300 to 500 words and must be emailed to the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Agency Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting entries is 29 October, 2010,” says the bank release.