The Money Mentor Blog
9/23/16  Savings & Retirement
Climb to new heights with a Certificate ladder

One way savers can benefit from compounding interest while minimizing risk and maintaining a relative degree of liquidity is through an investment practice known as CD laddering. It's easy to use traditional Savings Certificates as a means to build wealth over time.

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9/15/16  Alliant NewsCareer & Education
Meet Alliant’s 2016 Member Scholarship winners!

Over 200 applications were submitted for this year’s Alliant Member Scholarship Program. Get to know the five high-achieving Alliant scholars selected as this year’s winners. 

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9/7/16  Housing
How to stage your home for an open house

When you put your home on the market, proper home staging may be the difference between getting zero offers on a home and receiving multiple offers.

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8/27/16  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtSavings & Retirement
What are the financial implications of getting a divorce?

If you’re going through the difficult process of separating from a spouse, there are some personal finance tips you should keep in mind. Being conscious of these core financial issues related to divorce can help soften the blow and be a first step down the long road toward resolution. 

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8/16/16  Credit 101
Raising your credit score step-by-step

Don’t despair if your credit score is borderline. You can build it up to a better range by taking a few simple money-smart steps. 

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8/12/16  Credit 101Smart Spending TipsUp Your Security IQ
How can you recognize an ATM skimming device?

if you're heard about ATM skimmers, but just aren't sure what to look out for when you're at the ATM, check out this video showing ATM skimmers in action. 

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