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Check “back to school” off your to-do list now and own the rest of your summer!
Red Shoes, Living, Kids
Depending on where you live, back to school could happen as early as AUGUST 14 (we’re looking at you Milwaukee Public Schools!). It’s hard to think about backpacks and calculators when you’re swatting mosquitoes and soaking up after-dinner sunlight. But follow these tips to manage spending now and you’ll get to relax and enjoy the rest of summer.
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HOLIDAY GIVING GUIDE: HOW TO GIVE BACK & SAVE UP
Celebrating, Holidays, Kids, Relationships
Each Holiday season brings a chance to give back to our communities and those in need. While we all want to give back, we at Summit also get that you may not have the means to give in the way (or amount) that you’d like to.
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DON’T LET KIDS’ ACTIVITIES BREAK THE BANK! OWN EXTRACURRICULAR SPENDING TODAY!
Family, Kids, Red Shoes
You’ve color-coded each child’s activities on the family calendar. Arranged to get your kids to piano lessons every Tuesday. And coordinated the soccer snack schedule with notes on every kids’ food allergies. But there might be one thing you haven’t tackled yet: Figuring out how to pay for all those great activities without a second mortgage.
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BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING: BUDGETING 101
Financial Freedom, Worth Saving For, Shopping, Kids
When it comes to back-to-school shopping, everyone is after big savings and great deals. To help you beat the crowds and the costs, we’ve compiled a few tips on how to get everything your student needs, and save some cash (and stress) along the way. Class starts now!
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PREPARE FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL NOW AND OWN THE REST OF YOUR SUMMER!
Homes, Kids, Red Shoes, Shopping
Wasn’t it just the first day of summer? How can the stores already be sending back-to-school flyers? We feel your pain—it’s ours too!—but if you wait to shop your kids could end up with the dregs (remember the “settling for Anna folders when she really wanted Elsa”? You so don’t want to go there) and the sales will be over.
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WAYS TO SAVE FOR COLLEGE
Investment, Money Tips, Worth Saving For, Kids
How expensive will college be tomorrow? The Department of Education projects that by 2030, the tuition cost of obtaining a four-year degree at a public university will surpass $200,000. Staggering? Indeed, but college is plenty expensive already. In 2012, tuition averaged $15,100 a year at public colleges and $32,900 a year at private colleges.1
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