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who Will win $10,000?
Join our participants as they reduce debt and increase savings with the help of Summit financial coaches.
TOTAL SAVINGS INCREASE: $23,696 | TOTAL DEBT REDUCTION: $26,698

 

the purpose of money
Jaclyn and Kiara
If you are a Summit Credit Union member and are not using Money Minder and the magnificent Cash Flow Calendar, then you are truly missing out! It truly puts your money right in front of you and shows you exactly where it is going and what you have. As a community, we never really think about the purpose of our money – does your money really have a purpose?
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How decluttering can actually save or make you money
Angie and Cris
In the long run decluttering and purging can save you time, which can be money. 

You have to buy organizing tools sometimes to organize all the ‘stuff’ you have.  If you purge items, you won’t have to spend money organizing tools or equipment.

The less you have now, the less you have to move if you plan on moving in the future.  If you hire professional movers, the less you have to pay them to move stuff you don’t need.
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Free for all!
Megan and Scott
Because taking care of yourself (+family!) for 365 days a year is a job…

Because you should never be embarrassed to ask about a deal or check a price on a receipt…

And because we want to give meaning to all those emails that remind you how to spend your money…

We are sharing with you all the ways to let retailers shower you in gifts on and around your birthday (taken from websites, friends/family recommendations, and personal experience relative to the Milwaukee/Madison area)!
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fall in love with giving
Sara
Hello Week 18 of Project Money!  Fall is here and I think about scents associated with fall:  apple pie, cinnamon, pumpkin, orange blossom, amber, and cedar wood are a few that come to mind.  This week I am going to deviate from talking about my Project Money journey and my musical-themed entries and speak about blessings.  It’s been more than two weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall and many families and communities are struggling with the aftermath of all of the flooding.  Just this week the BBC reported at least 832 people have died from the Indonesia tsu
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Reactive or Proactive?
Jaclyn and Kiara
Reactive is defined as acting in response to a situation rather than creating or controlling it, whereas proactive is defined as creating or controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it has happened.
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retirement...what!?
Angie and Cris
We both have held jobs and been working full, or nearly full time for more than twenty years.  One would think we would at least have a start on retirement planning, right? 
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