The Summit Blog

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

Be smart about holiday shopping with your credit card.

Be Smart When Buying Gifts for the Holidays

December 11, 2020

Being smart with your card now will be a gift when the bill comes.

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Should I Transfer My Credit Card Balance

Should I Transfer My Credit Card Balances?

December 3, 2020

Find out if transferring balances is for you.

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Starting Out: How to Build Your Financial Safety Net

Getting Started: Establishing a Financial Safety Net

November 30, 2020

In case of a financial emergency, having a financial safety net can be a lifesaver.

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Holiday Budgeting

2020’s Holiday Must-Have

November 20, 2020

Get help with your holiday spending with this budgeting worksheet.

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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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kid with halloween basket

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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ordering food online

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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scam alert

Be Aware of Recent Financial Scams

August 6, 2020

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

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