The Summit Blog

Insights and tips to help you with your finances, plus information from The Summit’s community partners.

January 28th: Data Privacy Day

January 28, 2022

By David Czarniak, Information Security Specialist Today is Data Privacy Day! We all know what a jungle the cyberworld can be. Now, more than ever, it is important to safeguard yourself from those who would take and misuse your personal information. To raise awareness, and promote data privacy best practices, here are some useful tips […]

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Kindness Pays

January 13, 2022

By Laurie Baker, President and CEO We live in challenging times. When we posted notices in our branches in 2020 announcing adjustments due to COVID-19, who could have foreseen that we would still be navigating a pandemic nearly two years later? I like to think that we have learned a lot over the past 22 […]

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Ring in a New Year of Financial Wellness

December 31, 2021

As the New Year approaches, many of us make lists. Lists of resolutions, goals, and hopes. For me, I always have a goal to become more organized, and to get in better physical shape.  This year particularly, I am adding the goal of financial wellness to my list. The New Year offers a great opportunity […]

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THe Summit Federal Credit Union Difference

The Credit Union Difference

October 21, 2021

How are credit unions different? Our President and CEO, Laurie Baker, shares her thoughts on why so many people choose credit unions for their financial services needs.

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Which card is best for you: debit card or credit card?

Card Choices: Debit or Credit

October 18, 2021

Should you get a debit card, credit card or both? We can help.

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Warranty Scam Letters

Stay Alert to Home Warranty Scams

October 6, 2021

Learn how to recognize and avoid home warranty scams, including those that mention The Summit.

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Inflation Affects Purchasing Power

Inflation and Why it Matters

September 29, 2021

A simple explanation of how inflation affects purchasing power.

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Financial knowledge and wellness session for teens given by The Summit Federal Credit Union.

For a Better Life, Boost Your Financial Knowledge

September 8, 2021

Our President and CEO, Laurie Baker, talks about how financial education affects our lives, and how The Summit can help.

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Financial Advice for Life After Divorce

Adjusting to Life Financially after a Divorce

August 31, 2021

For a brighter financial future after a divorce, take these steps.

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Password Safety Tips to protect your accounts.

Password Tips to Protect Your Accounts… and Your Sanity

August 17, 2021

Password safety is an important part of keeping unauthorized users out of your accounts. Read these tips on using secure passwords.

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Spoil Your Dog on the Cheap

Five Ways to Spoil Your Dog on the Cheap

August 10, 2021

We’ve got budget-friendly ideas for how you can pamper your pup.

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Financial Knowledge Quiz

Test Your Knowledge of Financial Basics

July 21, 2021

How well do you understand personal finance? Take our quiz and find out.

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