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The Summit Difference
Financial Freedom, Financial Education
When you bank with Summit, it’s about much more than debit cards, savings accounts and loans. As a credit union, not a bank, we exist to put people and community first. But what really sets Summit apart is our wealth of financial education, which we freely share to help everyone spend smarter and save more.
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Five Financial Tips for Millennials
Financial Freedom, Worth Saving For, Retirement
Each generation comes with its own unique challenges. For millennials, this often means a lower degree of financial literacy. Finances can be daunting and confusing, but there are several strategies that can make them more manageable. Below are five ways to help millennials take the leap to financial literacy and security.
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2016 Project Money Winners: Drew & Liz Ehlert
Investing, Financial Freedom, Project Money
This month we thought we’d showcase the journey of our 2016 Project Money Winners, Drew and Liz Ehlert! Check out how these two did and all their awesome learnings along the way. You’ll probably learn something—we sure did!
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Be your Own Personal Trainer
Financial Freedom, Investment
Personal trainers can be a valuable resource in your journey to getting (and staying) fit. However, those fitness experts often come at a steep price. To help remove some of that burden, we compiled a few tips for you, so you can hit the ground (literally) running in time for spring.
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Make Your Own Luck
Financial Freedom, Investment
In the spirit of the Irish, we’re all about luck this month. Not gold-behind-the-rainbow luck but rather making your own luck. To start the upcoming spring strong, we have a few tips to put yourself in the driver’s seat of your money goals.

Whether it’s a down payment for a new ride or hitting the fitness list, we have a few ways for you to get “lucky” or, as we like to say, own it.
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Project Money Program Recap
2016 Project Money Recap
Project Money, Celebrating, Financial Freedom

Yep, believe it or not, our 2016 Project Money program has officially come to an end. Yeah, we’re sad, too. To close out this productive year, we’ve compiled lessons learned, advice and various strategies from this year’s teams.

Take a minute to read through some of the dynamic and active changes that were made this year. Maybe there’s something you can apply to 2017!
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