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What To Do If You Can’t Pay a Bill
Financial Freedom, Debt Relief, Money Tips
We’ve all had a moment like this: It’s the end of the month, your bills are coming due, and you’re just not quite sure you’ll have enough to cover everything. You might be freaking out a little (understandably), but it’s not necessarily time to panic. Even if you come up a little bit short, there are things you can do to manage the situation and prevent a full-blown debt disaster.
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Boy and dog with cheap Halloween costume ideas
Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Actually Affordable
Cutting Costs, Money Tips
Don’t get spooked by expensive Halloween costumes. Check out these DIY costume ideas and shopping tips to help keep your spending in check.
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Summit Credit Union Red SHOES
Are you missing out on free retirement money?
Red Shoes, Retirement, Money Tips
The free money we’re talking about has to do with retirement contributions. Many employers will match a portion of the money their employees contribute to their employer-sponsored retirement account.
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Heidi LeHew | Females & Finances
Females & Finances: Heidi LeHew
Females and Finances, Money Tips, Small Business
In our Females & Finances series, inspirational women leaders from Madison and Milwaukee share their words of wisdom for women who are trying to manage their finances and own it in their everyday lives. This month, learn how ReKindled & Co. owner Heidi LeHew fulfilled her dream of creating a home décor and vintage store…in the back of a 1972 Winnebago!
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Summit Credit Union Red SHOES
6 tips for debt-free credit card spending
Red Shoes, Credit, Money Tips
Credit cards can be a great way to stretch your money until payday and a handy way to buy online. (And who doesn’t love to watch their credit card rewards pile up?!?) Ready to get out of credit card debt — or avoid it in the first place? We’re here to help.
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President & CEO Kim Sponem answers financial questions.
Ask Kim: Navigating Home Equity Loans
Home Equity, Money Tips, Ask Kim
Yes, it’s possible to create the home of your dreams, and it may be easier than you think with a home equity loan. But how does it work? Get up to speed with these tips from our very own Kim Sponem.
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