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Four Steps to Affordable Summer Celebrations
Red Shoes, Celebrating, Budget
Summer celebrations don’t have to break the bank. Our four-step plan means affordable Memorial Day fun.

Summer’s here, hooray! After months of cold and unexpected snow, it’s time to kick back and enjoy. And what better way than with some fun Memorial Day activities?
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Women and Money: Taking Control of Your Finances
SFA, Financial Freedom, Budget, Investing
Provided by Summit Financial Advisors. 
As a woman, you have financial needs that are unique to your situation in life. Perhaps you would like to buy your first home. Maybe you need to start saving for your child's college education. Or you might be concerned about planning for retirement. Whatever your circumstances may be, it's important to have a clear understanding of your overall financial position.
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3 Cheap Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day
Financial Freedom, Money Tips, Budget
As much as we all want to show the people in our lives how much we care, traditional Valentine’s Day gifts and their accompanying festivities can add up fast. So how do you rein in the spending without also reining in the romance?
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Females & Finances: Emily Merk
Budget, Females and Finances
Our Females and Finances feature this month is Emily Merk, whose current role at Summit includes the training and development of lenders. Throughout her career, Emily has held many positions with us, from teller to financial advisor to a Project Teen Money coach! Read on to learn how Emily has gotten to where she is today.
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