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.
Your Alliant savings accounts with balances of $100 or more now earn an even higher rate of interest than before, AND if you have extra funds on hand, you can earn even higher rates – up to 2.15% APY! – with an Alliant Jumbo Certificate. Learn about our new rates and the basics of Certificates.
Alliant President & CEO Dave Mooney reflects on the past year, which featured an increased savings dividend, the introduction of ATM rebates, a record amount of loans and our ongoing tradition of offering members lower fees than most financial institutions.
As New Year’s approaches, many take the time to reflect on their lives and consider what (if anything) they’d like to change. About 40% of Americans take their thinking one step further and make New Year’s Resolutions. Read about resolutions made by Alliant members and employees.
Effective January 1, 2015, you can only make one tax-free rollover per 365 days between your IRA accounts, regardless of how many IRAs you own. You can still make unlimited transfers between IRAs without tax consequences. Learn the difference between an IRA rollover and an IRA transfer and exceptions to the new rollover rule.
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.
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.