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Holiday Shopping Tips for Savvy Savers
Spending, Saving, Money Tips
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s often the most expensive. Between the gifts, food and festivities, it’s easy to get carried away with your spending and throw caution to the cold, December wind. But with a few smart tips, you can keep your budget in check and end the year on a high note.
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Make Your Money Work Harder for the Holidays
Spending, Saving, Money Tips
This year will soon be coming to a close, and it’s time for you to sit back and enjoy quality time with friends and family. You deserve to spend this time reflecting on what you’re most thankful for without stressing about money.
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Q&A: Family Financial Planning
Family, Saving, Spending, Living
Have a family or thinking of starting one soon? Check out some advice from our very own CEO and President, Kim Sponem on spending and saving with the family in mind.
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June Females & Finance: Karen Menendez Coller
Saving, Spending, Females in Finance
For June’s Females and Finances, we turn the spotlight on Karen Menéndez Coller, the executive director of Centro Hispano of Dane County. Karen’s unique journey has led her to her position today, where she makes a positive impact on countless individuals in the Madison community. Keep reading for more of Karen’s story and some of her favorite finance tips!
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Kim Money Smarts Q&A June 2017: Budgeting
Financial Freedom, Investment, Project Money, Saving, Spending
Okay, savvy savers, this month, we’re featuring a Q&A from our very own CEO and President Kim Sponem! This month, Kim is talking about budgeting, providing her expertise and general know-how after leading Summit for nearly 20 years.

Keep reading to get some lessons from our leader to help you move forward on your path to owning it!
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How to Have a Successful Money Marriage
Financial Freedom, Investment, Project Money, Saving, Spending
Money. It can be a complicated thing. Especially for couples (and certainly for recently or soon-to-be married couples). Since we’re in the middle of wedding season, we’ve put together a few tips to help you have a successful money marriage and cash in on communication, transparency and teamwork. Here we go!

Why so complicated?
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