Save money on “sweet” gifts for that special someone!

Valentine’s Day some may think that this is just another Hallmark holiday – a day to buy chocolates in a heart shaped box, a dozen roses or dinner at an exclusive restaurant. However, Valentine’s Day does have a romantic history. In fact, the origin of the phrase “to wear your heart on your sleeve”642-427
came from the middle ages when young men and women would draw names out of a bowl to see who would be their valentine.Then, they would have to pin the name on their sleeves and wear it around for a week. Although, this is not a tradition anymore, many Americans are still finding that special someone to call their “valentine”.


Whether it is chocolate, flowers or little heart-shaped cards, you can still make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with a little help from Standard Bank. And you don’t have to run to the bank to withdraw money. All you need is your Standard Bank Debit MasterCard®  for all your purchases. It’s easy, convenient and you don’t have to worry about carrying cash.

For additional savings you can register for digital incentives called Prewards®. With Prewards you can reward yourself, while buying thoughtful gifts for others. Earning rewards has never been this easy Prewards®. Just sign up and shop at any of the participating Prewards® retailers! There is a wide range of retailers including Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods,, Meijer and many more making it convenient to earn rewards when shopping for any gift! You can log into your Prewards® account to see your rewards pile up. This Valentine’s Day sign up for the gift that keeps on giving throughout the entire year!

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