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Females and Finance: Cheryl Van Tessier
Financial Freedom, Females in Finance
Meet our December Females and Finance feature: Cheryl Van Tessier! Cheryl “Owns it” every day as the founder of her own public relations firm, Finesse. Keep reading to see what motivated Cheryl to take her business goals to the next level while keeping her finances on track.   
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Summit Credit Union Red SHOES
Could refinancing your loans help fund your dreams? Find out in four easy steps.
Red Shoes, Online Shopping, Holidays
Everyone knows you should occasionally check in on mortgage rates to see if you could be doing better, right? (And if that’s news, you have now officially been alerted!).

But how often do we check in on other debt, like credit cards and car loans? When does it make sense to refinance a loan? And what should you do with the money you save?
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Summit Credit Union Project Money December Update
Project Money December Update
Project Money
We’ve officially moved into the holiday season! Our Project Money participants have plenty to use all of their new knowledge toward, and this time of year also welcomes the home stretch of the program! That was fast, right?
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Money Smarts with Kim
Kim’s Home Buying Tips
Financial Freedom
Looking to start the new year under a new roof, but having trouble locking one down? Look no further! Our President and CEO Kim Sponem talks about what to do in a low-inventory real estate market and how to prepare yourself when the time is right.
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Summit Credit Union Red SHOES
‘Tis the season to think about your debts (really!)
Red Shoes, Online Shopping, Holidays
In this season of to-do lists, crazy traffic and the inevitable last-minute trip to the store for that “I can’t believe I forgot it” ingredient or gift, credit card bills are probably one of the last things you want to spend any mental energy on.
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Holiday Shopping Tips for Savvy Savers
Spending, Saving, Money Tips
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s often the most expensive. Between the gifts, food and festivities, it’s easy to get carried away with your spending and throw caution to the cold, December wind. But with a few smart tips, you can keep your budget in check and end the year on a high note.
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