U.S. home sale prices in October continue a 32-month trend in year-over-year increases, with October 2014 prices showing an increase of 6.1% nationwide compared to October 2013, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index. All 50 states show a year-over-year home price increase, and foreclosure inventory is down 26.4% nationally during the same period.
Tens of millions of Americans travel by road, rail and air during the holiday season. If you're traveling, keep in mind that many other people are traveling too, so patience is a necessity. Learn some tips to survive your holiday travels without having a meltdown.
With the holidays just around the corner, purchasing gifts for family and friends can potentially put a dent in your budget or delay your efforts to pay off your debts. Consider these almost-free gift ideas from SavvyMoney.com.
How easy is it to pay for your online holiday purchases with Visa Checkout? Watch ballerina Maria Kochetkova pay for gifts for her fellow dancers while they all dancing the Nutcracker. And in many cities, you can use Visa Checkout to buy your Nutcracker tickets, or tickets to a game or movie.
Alliant wants all our members to receive friendly, efficient and personalized service. To help us succeed with this mission, we’d love to get your feedback. Read how Alliant reaches out for member input via surveys and product reviews. Learn how recent feedback has helped us make upgrades in providing best-in-class member experiences.
Alliant forged a supportive relationship with Chicago’s Prescott School (pre-K to 8th grade) in 2009. Since then, our employees and the charitable Alliant Credit Union Foundation have pitched in to help the school as it earned a top 1% rating in learning growth. Find out about how we support Prescott, plus see a bunch of fun “thank you” notes from Prescott students.
Not long ago there was just one way you could pay for a rental car – by credit card. Now, many car rental agencies let you book and pay for a car with a debit card. What are the pros and cons of using each kind of card? And which method of payment makes sense for you?
New Year’s is upon us. Will you make resolutions to improve your life? To increase your odds of success, make your resolutions in the form of SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound) goals. Jean Chatzky demonstrates how to make your financial goals SMART.