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Smart Things to Do With Your Tax Refund
Tax Return, Tax Refund, Money Smarts
It’s not every day that someone gives you hundreds, or maybe even thousands, of dollars for (seemingly) no reason. That’s what makes getting a tax return so exciting. So before that much-anticipated check arrives, stop and consider what you should do with your tax refund, as well as what you want to do.
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How to Protect Yourself from New Scams
Money Smarts, Fraud, Protecting Your Finances
If you’re not sure if something is a scam, it’s ALWAYS better to act like it could be! Fraudsters are always coming up with creative new ways to steal from you and quick to take advantage of a crisis. Here are some of the most popular recent scams to watch for.
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Money Smarts Podcast
Podcast: Confessions of a Debt Collector
Podcast, Money Smarts, Credit, Debt Relief
In this episode of Money Smarts, a podcast of Summit Credit Union, we're talking with a collections specialist to debunk common myths, understand how the process works and learn why it's so important to work with them. In the end, we want to be a money mentor and provide help.
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4 Financial Tips to Consider When Borrowing Money for the First Time
Credit, Credit Card, Loans, Money Smarts
Sometimes having a little extra cash is the only thing between you and your dreams. Check out these financial tips to be smart about borrowing money and avoid common mistakes.
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5 Self-Care Ideas to Manage Stress This Holiday Season
Money Smarts, Financial Freedom
The holidays can be stressful & that’s why it’s important to prioritize your self-care. Use these tips to reduce stress without draining your bank account.
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Do’s and Don’ts to Help you Choose the Right Credit Card
Credit Card, Rewards, Money Smarts
With so many credit card options out there, it can be difficult to choose one that's right for your finances. Here are the do's & don'ts of credit cards to help you decide!
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