Financial Resources

Find forms, answers to some account questions and help in reaching your goals.

Reaching My Summit

Welcome to Reaching My Summit, a new resource designed especially by The Summit Federal Credit Union to help teens, young adults and their parents figure out everything money. And not just boring financial stuff you find on other sites, but real life support based on what’s important to you.

5 Reasons a Checking Account is a Must Have

Checking accounts might seem outdated with all the online payment options, but this financial workhorse is a must-have for anyone who has money at their disposal. A checking account is a powerful tool that not only houses your money, but helps you budget, pay bills on time, and save for bigger purchases. Here are five […]

Direct Deposit 101

Chances are you’re reading this because you got a job and on your first day the HR manager asked if you wanted direct deposit for your paycheck. And whether you said “yes”, “no”, or “uh, let me get back to you,” it’s important to understand how direct deposit works as it’s going to likely be […]

4 Things You Should be Letting Your Teens Do with Their Money (and 1 You Shouldn’t)

As your kids start getting older and earning more money for themselves, it can be difficult to discern what you should let them do with their money and what you shouldn’t allow. How can you encourage them to develop good financial habits but also prevent them from making big mistakes? We’re talking you through four […]