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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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Summit Credit Union Red SHOES
Make these four changes and get on track for a Money Smart Year!
Red Shoes, Financial Freedom
Did you resolve to do a better job with your finances in 2018? Good for you! We know you can do it! To help, we’ve come up with a catchy name — your Money Smart Year (don’t you feel inspired already?) 
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4 Strategies to Pay Off Debt Faster
Financial Freedom, Money Tips
Debt from the holidays putting a damper on your new year? Or maybe loan payments are holding you back from pursuing bigger financial goals?
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Budgeting Blitz: 5 Steps to Win the New Year
Financial Freedom, Females and Finances
Let’s face it, budgeting is no one’s favorite topic. But as we enter the new year with a fresh perspective and full of inspiration for the year ahead, you may realize that now is a great time to start fresh financially too.   
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CHERYL VAN TESSIER
Females & Finances: Cheryl Van Tessier
Financial Freedom, Females and Finances
Meet our December Females and Finances 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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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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