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Financial Freedom
How to talk about money in a relationship
Relationships & Money: Healthy Ways to Talk About Finances
Money Tips, Relationships, Financial Freedom
More than 25 percent of people in committed relationships admit they tend to avoid money talks. But whether you’ve been with your spouse for years or you and your partner are just starting to think about how your financial decisions affect one another, it’s empowering to talk about your money and financial goals. Ready to have the talk?
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Summit Credit Union Red SHOES
Ready to make big changes to your finances? Think small!
Red Shoes, Online Banking, Financial Freedom
Ever notice that when people decide to get on track in some area of their life, they tend to go big? I mean, who says, “This year I will eat sensibly and lose five pounds?” No, they decide this is the year to get back into their high school jeans, drop their body fat to 10% and run a marathon.
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Switching Bank Accounts
Switching Banks: How to Easily Move Your Accounts
Money Smarts, Financial Freedom, Online Banking
Where you bank may seem like a small decision (they’re all more or less the same right?) but actually, choosing the right financial partner can have a big impact on your overall financial wellbeing by giving you access to better services, lower loan interest rates and possibly even more money. Plus, when you choose Summit it’s not that difficult to switch.
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How to Get a Higher Savings Interest Rate With a Money Market Account
How to Get a Higher Interest Rate With a Money Market Account
Money Smarts, Financial Freedom, Saving
You’re a savvy saver. You plan your monthly budget. You find the best deals. You even have a little something stashed away in an emergency fund. And now that you’ve got that emergency fund, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to get a little something extra for it? You were the one hustling to make it happen, after all. Turns out, there is.
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Project Money Update
Project Money: Prioritizing What Matters Most in Life
Project Money, Money Smarts, Financial Freedom
The holidays are a time to reflect and appreciate the things that matter most, and our Project Money teams have been doing just that. Check out their tips to make their money work harder, so they can enjoy things like quality time with loved ones, special occasions and a greater sense of well-being.
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Reflecting on your finances
End of Year Reflection
Financial Freedom, Budgeting
New year, new you? Sounds great in theory, but it can be tough to make it happen. The truth is, there’s no simple solution that will magically change your life, but you can take small steps every day to work toward your goals – personally, professionally AND financially.

Wondering how to achieve your financial goals this year? Here are a few tips to get on track for the best year yet.
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