The Summit Blog

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

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Refinancing Your Car Loan: Should You?

May 29, 2020

Should you refinance your car loan?

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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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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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Scams Targeting People Over 50 Becoming More Prevalent

February 14, 2020

Learn how to spot scams and what to do if you suspect one.

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Estimating Your Retirement Income Needs

January 27, 2020

You know how important it is to plan for your retirement, but where do you begin?

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Representatives from The Summit and the AHA at the Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Festival 2019

Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association Helps Our Region Stay Healthy

January 21, 2020

The American Heart Association helps save lives.

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Catwalk for Community

October 21, 2019

Here’s what happened when we visited a Rochester Fashion Week runway show.

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