The Summit Blog

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

The Summit Top Workplaces Culture Cloud

What it Means to be a Top Workplace

March 29, 2021

Laurie Baker discusses how The Summit’s Top Workplaces awards are due to the qualities and actions of our employees.

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Use a HELOC for emergencies

Need Money? Why a HELOC Could Be Right for You

March 18, 2021

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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Three Young Meme Stock Investors

Stock Hype: Should I Invest?

March 5, 2021

Long-term goals require long-term financial plans.

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Home Improvements Can Increase Value in a Home

Resale-Ready Renovations

March 1, 2021

Renovation projects that can add some serious value to your home.

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Merging Money When Married

Merging Your Money When You Marry

February 5, 2021

Getting married? Congratulations! Now is a great time to figure out how (and if) to merge your money and plan your financial future.

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FeedMore WNY Warehouse

Partners Like The Summit Federal Credit Union Help FeedMore WNY Meet its Mission

February 1, 2021

Members and employees of The Summit helped FeedMore WNY provide food for our neighbors in need.

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How 2021 Can Be Different

How to Do More With Your Money in 2021

January 19, 2021

Do more with your money in 2021. Five reasons to join The Summit.

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Ten investment terms you should know

Ten Things to Know Before You Start Investing

January 6, 2021

If you’re new to investing, and even if you’re not, here are ten things you should know.

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Duck Dollar Origami Project

Folding Money

December 31, 2020

Try these fun origami projects using just a dollar bill.

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be aware of recent scams

Recent Financial Scams

December 28, 2020

Vaccine scams, romance scams and car-buying scams have been prevalent recently. Here’s how to stay aware.

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woman thinking about money

Five New Money Habits for the New Year

December 18, 2020

Five money habits to tone up your financial wellness.

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

Card Choices: Debit or Credit

December 11, 2020

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

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