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Project Money Season 14 Teams
Takeaways From Our Project Money Season 14 Teams
Project Money, Money Smarts, Financial Freedom
Another exciting season of Project Money has come to an end – but it’s just the beginning of a healthier, new relationship with money for our four teams! Over the last seven months of working with a Summit Financial Coach, they’ve made huge strides in growing their savings and reducing their debt. They’re taking everything they’ve learned and their new financial confidence to keep their success on a roll! But first they’re sharing their tips and insights to help all of you win in your finances, too.
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President & CEO Kim Sponem answers financial questions.
Ask Kim: New Baby & Finances
Money Smarts, Financial Freedom, Ask Kim
Q: Our daughter was just born. What should we be thinking about financially?

A: Your question around what to think about money-wise shows great parental wisdom. A good start is to envision what you hope she will feel in her own relationship with money in her lifetime. No one wants their kids to be fearful or ill-equipped to handle their money, but we need to envision what we do want for them if we want them to be successful. Picture your daughter responsibly handling money with comfort, contentment, enjoyment and confidence, and take actions to help her make that happen.
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Guide To Financial Confidence
Money Tips, Financial Freedom, Saving
Financial success isn’t how much money you have — it’s feeling good about what you’re doing with the money you have.
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Money Smarts Podcast from Summit Credit Union
Podcast: Improve Your Relationship With Money
Podcast, Financial Freedom, Goals
In this episode of Money Smarts, a podcast of Summit Credit Union, we talk with a certified credit union financial counselor about how to aim to thrive, instead of just survive. Learn how to start feeling empowered, excited and confident about your financial wellness.
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Money Smarts Podcast from Summit Credit Union
Podcast: Reducing Stress Through Financial Wellness
Podcast, Financial Freedom, Goals
In this episode of Money Smarts, a podcast of Summit Credit Union, we talk about how finances can impact your wellness. The idea of wellness includes more than just physical or mental aspects - and money problems can impact your overall wellness.
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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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