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Credit Reports & Scores: The Basics
Webinar, Credit, Improve Credit Score
We’ve all heard of credit reports. But, do you know how they tie to your purchasing power and eligibility to borrow? In this session, we’ll break down credit reports from top to bottom, teach you how to read a report, understand ratios that generate your score and know what gets reported.
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Using Your Home Equity: Loan vs Line of Credit
Home Equity, Home Improvement
Home equity loan or line of credit (HELOC) — which one’s right for you?

Thinking about making some home improvements this fall — or planning ahead so you’re first in line with your contractors next spring? Then you’re probably on the lookout for affordable financing. One option that could be a good fit: tapping into the equity of your home. 
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Feeling stressed out about paying off your student loans? Maybe it’s time to change how you’re repaying them.
Student Loans, Student, Financial Freedom
Four steps to smarter student loan repayment

Remember how exciting it was to find out you were qualified for a student loan? Hooray! You could afford tuition, books, housing, etc. But now that you’re out of school and faced with the reality of paying that loan back, you might be feeling another emotion: anxiety. If that describes you, we have some ideas that can help.
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Project Money Season 13 Teams
Secrets to Success from Project Money Season 13
Project Money, Money Smarts, Financial Freedom
Final numbers are in from Project Money Season 13 – and they’re impressive! After working one-on-one with a Summit Financial Coach for seven months to take control of their daily financial lives, the four Project Money teams have incredible debt reductions and savings to show for all their hard work. (And one team has a $10,000 prize!)
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911: Feel Safe with Emergency Savings
Webinar, Saving Tips, Financial Planning
We all know that when emergencies arise, crisis mode activates. The goal of this session is to help you build an emergency savings on your budget, learn how to maintain it, and how to shatter the guilt when it comes to tapping into it.
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Student Edition: Saving, Spending and Everything In Between
Student Loans, Saving, Money Tips, Student
Learn how to navigate saving, spending, budgeting and more to set yourself up for financial success from the start.
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