It's National Consumer Protection Week. Today, we examine the characteristics of easy-to-hack passwords, review some tactics for creating harder-to-hack passwords, and learn a bit about password manager apps.
What are the pros and cons of giving your kids an allowance? What is the best age for kids to start getting allowances? Should chores be associated with allowances and how much money should you give? Learn some pointers to help you decide.
Take full advantage of the benefits of an IRA by depositing your maximum contribution limit for tax year 2014. Learn about IRA limits and eligibility, plus how easy it is to make a deposit to an Alliant IRA or to establish an Alliant IRA.
Are you in sync with your spouse in handling your family finances? Do you share the same goals, responsibilities and financial plan? Jean Chatzky provides six steps to help you and your spouse get and keep on the same page financially.
We are pleased to participate in America Saves Week – a week dedicated to sharing ways for those in the Alliant family to save more than ever. Start now by reading through this article from Katie Bryan at America Saves to learn more about taking your financial future into your own hands.
Your retirement plan may offer you several options for managing your retirement plan assets when you change jobs or retire. Understanding these choices will help you make the right decision. Learn more about the options available to you after you change jobs.
In Part Five of our five-part series on saving for retirement at different ages, we examine retirement planning strategies for those in their 60s. Learn about the benefits of working through at least part of your 60s and how you can get accurate estimates of your future Social Security benefits and some of the factors involved in deciding when to file for Social Security.