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Guide to Mindful Spending Webinar
Teach Kids About Money
Webinar, Saving Tips, Kids
Are you prepared to teach your child about money? Find out what children should know about money and what motivates them to spend and save. You’ll learn tactics to help children set goals, budget, save and invest.
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Kids walking in a school hallway
7 Tips for Back to School
Red Shoes, Living, Kids
The kids will be heading back to school before you know it. Yes, 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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ways to give and save
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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Dad holding son with soccer ball by goal
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 budgeting tips
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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Yellow backpack with school supplies
Prepare for Back-to-School
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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