The Summit Blog

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

Leaving Your Job? Consider Your Retirement Plan Options

July 10, 2020

Are you leaving your job and considering whether to take a distribution or rollover your retirement savings plan? if so, make sure you’ve considered all your options.

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Need Money? Why a HELOC Could Be Right for You

June 30, 2020

Being short on cash these days is hardly unusual. If you’ve got equity in your home, a HELOC is a possible way to get funds for numerous purposes.

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Hitting the Road in an RV?

June 22, 2020

Why an RV May Be the Way to Go This Summer and Fall.

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Food Bank of Central New York: Essential to the Region

June 1, 2020

Virtual Taste of Syracuse helps support the Food Bank of CNY

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Refinancing Your Car Loan: Should You?

May 29, 2020

Should you refinance your car loan?

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A man and a woman holding packing boxes in their new home they purchased with a mortgage from The Summit.

Buying Your First Home: Four Tips

May 18, 2020

If you’re looking for your first home, The Summit is here to help.

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2020 East High School Scholarship Winners

East High and The Summit Award Two College Scholarships

May 1, 2020

East High School and The Summit have partnered to help two graduating seniors reach their college goals.

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Folding Money: Origami With Bills

April 28, 2020

We’ve put together three fun origami activities kids can do at home, along with a way to put each into a card for someone they love.

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Woman thinks about the CARES Act of 2020.

Key Provisions of the CARES Act

April 21, 2020

The CARES Act is designed to help those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, while also providing key provisions that may benefit retirees.

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How Can I Avoid Coronavirus and Stimulus Scams?

April 9, 2020

Important tips on recognizing scams and keeping your money and information safe.

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Selling a Home

March 6, 2020

Selling a home can be a difficult task. You’ll want to do your homework.

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Madelyn George, winner of The Summit's 2019 college scholarship.

Reflecting on The Summit’s College Scholarship

February 24, 2020

Reflections from The Summit’s 2019 scholarship winner.

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