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Money is much more than just credit cards or checking, savings and investment accounts. A true financial partner also provides ways for you to manage your money better through information, tools and support that empowers you to make the most of your financial future. At The Summit, our credit union team has deep expertise in all aspects of financial life — we’ve taken that knowledge and developed these resources to help you, and your money, grow.

Reaching My Summit

Welcome to Reaching My Summit, a new resource designed especially by The Summit Federal Credit Union to help teens, young adults and their parents figure out everything money. And not just boring financial stuff you find on other sites, but real life support based on what’s important to you.

5 Reasons a Checking Account is a Must Have

Checking accounts might seem outdated with all the online payment options, but this financial workhorse is a must-have for anyone who has money at their disposal. A checking account is a powerful tool that not only houses your money, but helps you budget, pay bills on time, and save for bigger purchases. Here are five […]

Direct Deposit 101

Chances are you’re reading this because you got a job and on your first day the HR manager asked if you wanted direct deposit for your paycheck. And whether you said “yes”, “no”, or “uh, let me get back to you,” it’s important to understand how direct deposit works as it’s going to likely be […]

4 Things You Should be Letting Your Teens Do with Their Money (and 1 You Shouldn’t)

As your kids start getting older and earning more money for themselves, it can be difficult to discern what you should let them do with their money and what you shouldn’t allow. How can you encourage them to develop good financial habits but also prevent them from making big mistakes? We’re talking you through four […]
  • Calculators

    Calculators

    Use The Summit’s online calculators to help you determine home financing, personal financing and investment scenarios, and plan your financial future.

  • Rates & Fees

    Rates & Fees

    The Summit has some of the most favorable rates and fees anywhere.

  • Financial Resources

    Financial Resources

    Find forms, answers to some account questions and help in reaching your goals.

  • Financial Education Programs

    Financial Education Programs

    At The Summit, we want to help you understand the fundamentals of financial services and money management so you can make positive decisions and handle your finances effectively. We’ve developed unique Financial Education Programs to help you do just that. Check out these presentations for valuable information you can use starting today.

The Summit Blog

Check out The Summit news, tips, and useful articles to help you manage your finances.

Should I Transfer My Credit Card Balances?

December 3, 2020

Find out if transferring balances is for you.

Getting Started: Establishing a Financial Safety Net

November 30, 2020

In case of a financial emergency, having a financial safety net can be a lifesaver.

2020’s Holiday Must-Have

November 20, 2020

Get help with your holiday spending with this budgeting worksheet.