The Summit Blog

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

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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Dollar Origami Candy

Feel Like Folding?

July 7, 2021

Grab a dollar bill and try these fun new dollar origami projects.

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Tips for Finding Your First Home

Buying Your First Home: Four Tips

June 27, 2021

Looking for your first home? Here are four tips you’ll want to know.

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Convenience and simplicity: a debit card

Taking Convenience and Simplicity to a New Level

June 15, 2021

Laurie Baker, our President and CEO, explains how pairing a Debit Card with a new Digital Spend Account is like carrying a sleek, well-packed suitcase.

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Reasons to Use a Debit Card

Five (Really Good) Reasons You Should Use Your Debit Card

May 24, 2021

Is your debit card the one you use most for purchases? Here are five reasons it should be.

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Investing for major goals like college

Investing for Major Financial Goals

May 18, 2021

Whether you’re investing for a car, a house or college, here are tips to make sure you’ll have enough money for your major financial goals.

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Looking Ahead: Planning for the Future in an Uncertain World, Investing for Future Needs and Goals

Looking Ahead

May 4, 2021

How do we plan for the future when we can’t predict it? Our President & CEO Laurie Baker shares her thoughts.

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Retirement Savings: All About IRAs

All About IRAs: What You Need to Know for a Better Future

April 29, 2021

IRAs are a powerful savings tool. However old you are, knowing all about IRAs is important for your future.

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