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Do’s and Don’ts to Help you Choose the Right Credit Card
Credit Card, Rewards, Money Smarts
With so many credit card options out there, it can be difficult to choose one that's right for your finances. Here are the do's & don'ts of credit cards to help you decide!
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Summit Financial Advisors
Do you need an estate plan?
SFA, Estate Planning
It doesn’t matter if you own a mansion or a motor home. Rich or poor, when you die you leave behind an estate. For some, this could be real property, an investment portfolio and more. For others, it could be as straightforward as the $10 bill in their wallet and the clothes on their back. Either way, what you leave behind when you die is considered to be your “estate”.
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4 Tips to Actually Make Money With Your Side Hustle
Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Money Smarts
Side hustles are trendy, but can you make good money in the gig economy? Get tips to ensure that your side hustle business is actually worth the time & effort.
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Summit Financial Advisors
Wealth Management Isn’t Just for the Wealthy
Financial Freedom, Protecting Your Finances, SFA
If you think you need a huge savings account or be close to retirement to work with the financial advisors located here at the credit union –  you’re mistaken.  It’s never too early to start planning your financial future. No matter your age or income level, our financial advisors will work with you to create a plan to help you meet your goals.
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How to Manage Pet Care Costs & Expenses
Budgeting Tips, Money Smarts, Family
Caring for your furry friends can add up! Learn how to manage the costs of owning a pet & unwanted expenses without compromising on quality for your animal.
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5 Tips to Your Home Improvement Sweet Spots
Home Equity, Home Improvement, Money Smarts
Your home is your castle, your refuge and—let’s face it—a place where it can be very easy to sink a big chunk of money. Which is why you’re always on the lookout for “sweet spots”:  those home improvements that add comfort, safety or a little zing of style while you’re living in your house and will boost the asking price when it’s time to sell.
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