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The Credit Union Difference

How are credit unions different? Our President and CEO, Laurie Baker, shares her thoughts on why so many people choose credit unions for their financial services needs.

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Card Choices: Debit or Credit

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


International Credit Union Day

International Credit Union (ICU) Day highlights how credit unions help members improve their financial health and well-being. At The Summit, we’ve put the philosophy of “people helping people into action for more than 80 years, providing access to affordable financial products and striving to meet the needs of underserved communities. #ICUDay

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Irondequoit Beer Company Birthday Celebration Benefits Irondequoit Community Cupboard

The Summit Federal Credit Union is the food and entertainment sponsor of the Irondequoit Beer Company’s (IBC) 2nd birthday celebration, held Saturday, October 9 from 1pm-10pm. Ten percent of all proceeds will be donated to the Irondequoit Community Cupboard. Members of The Summit’s staff will be at IBC between 4pm and 6pm with giveaways. Try […]

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Stay Alert to Home Warranty Scams

Learn how to recognize and avoid home warranty scams, including those that mention The Summit.


Member Appreciation Week

The Summit celebrates our members in all our regions! Stop into your local branch to vote on your favorite employee-decorated pumpkin. While you’re there, register to win a $50 Visa gift card, and of course, please say hello. We hope to see you!

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Inflation and Why it Matters

A simple explanation of how inflation affects purchasing power.


Irondequoit Beer Company 2nd Birthday Celebration

Come join The Summit Federal Credit Union, food & entertainment sponsor, at the Irondequoit Beer Company (IBC) 2nd Birthday Celebration. The event will be held Saturday, October 9 from 1pm to 10pm at IBC, 765 Titus Ave., Irondequoit. Familiar faces from The Summit’s Irondequoit Branch will be there 4-6pm with swag. Try The Summit donut […]

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Three Summit Employees Chosen for United Way Leadership Programs

Rhonda Ball, Mariceli Ortiz and Trisha Wilson, all employees of The Summit Federal Credit Union, were chosen to participate in leadership programs run by The United Way in Rochester. Rhonda Ball and Trisha Wilson were selected to participate in United Way’s African-American Leadership Development Program, which works to broaden the placement of African Americans in […]

Reaching My Summit

How to Explain Online Financial Accounts to Your Parent or Guardian

As you begin taking steps to become more financially independent, you may find that parents or family members are uncomfortable with relatively new ways of managing money, especially starting and handling financial accounts online. With open conversations and a trusted financial institution, this process doesn’t have to be a hurdle—in fact, it can be a […]

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Why Your Kid Wants to Open an Account Online

Digital financial accounts (ones that are opened and maintained fully online) are becoming more and more prevalent in today’s environment. Your kids may have shared information about opening a digital account, or you may have friends or family members who are managing the majority of their finances online. If you’re not yet familiar with online […]

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What Is Financial Literacy and What Does It Mean for Your Generation?

You may have heard the term “financial literacy” before and wondered what that means—or more importantly, what it means for YOU. Put simply, financial literacy for teens, college students and young adults means having awareness about issues relating to money and building the ability to effectively manage your own financial situation to achieve your goals. […]