The Summit Blog

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

Scam Alert from The Summit Federal Credit Union

Financial Scams Are Becoming More Common, Especially This One

November 6, 2020

Stay aware to protect yourself from financial scams.

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Home is Where the Cat is

October 29, 2020

Home is where the cat is: house hunting with cats in mind.

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Simple Ideas for Distanced Halloween Trick-or-Treating

October 26, 2020

Simple ideas for distanced Halloween trick-or-treating that’s as fun and spooky as ever.

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Make a Happy Halloween Ghost

October 13, 2020

Celebrate October with this Halloween ghost craft from The Summit FCU.

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Debt: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

September 30, 2020

What is the difference between bad debt and good debt?

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Parents: You’ve thought about money for college. Now, think about money at college.

September 2, 2020

To give students a way to make purchases at college, parents typically choose either a debit card or credit card.

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Three Reasons Why Making a Budget Can Make Sense for You

August 20, 2020

Three reasons why making a budget can make sense for you.

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Be Aware of Recent Financial Scams

August 6, 2020

Scams relating to unemployment and the coronavirus have recently become prevalent.

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Mini Changes. Bigger Money.

July 23, 2020

Save money by changing a few habits.

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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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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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