Eager to begin home improvement projects? Beware of home contractors who do shoddy work, offer to-good-to-be-true deals and could cheat you out of thousands of dollars. Here are tips to avoid home repair scammers.
If there are kids in your life, you may have already participated in a school project related to Jeff Brown’s Flat Stanley books.The nephew of one of our bloggers recently sent her a "Flat Austin" and she brought him to visit Alliant. Found out what Flat Austin saw at Alliant headquarters and what he learned talking to our Chicago branch manager.
Did you see the recent Chicago Tribune article detailing why credit unions are growing increasingly popular in the U.S? If you missed the article by Gregory Karp, we've summarizes some of the key facts he shared about how credit union memberships have risen recently.
Preparing one’s taxes can be stressful. Now, there’s the added stress of having to avoid tax refund fraud. Increasingly, scammers are finding ways to steal Social Security numbers to file fraudulent returns and receive other people’s refunds. Learn steps to prevent falling prey to tax refund fraud and what to do if you are victimized.