The Money Mentor Blog
1/11/17  Grab Bag
Our 5 favorite financial podcasts for 2017

Looking to hear wise financial tips in a format that’s both entertaining and fun? We’ve curated the best financial podcasts around – whether you’re a savings novice or an investing expert. 

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1/4/17  Housing
Mortgage 101: What’s the difference between prequalification and preapproval?

Homebuyers are often confused about the difference between being prequalified for a mortgage and being preapproved for one. Get the scoop on what these terms mean and how the two processes differ. 

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1/3/17  Smart Spending Tips
How to steer clear of auto insurance hazards

Know about the options and personal factors that influence your auto insurance costs so you can be sure you're getting the best deal on insurance for your car. 

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12/23/16  Grab Bag
How to bring comfort to your family by making a will

​ Having a formal will in place can provide comfort to your family and ensure your final wishes are carried out. And although it's a difficult subject to think and talk about, writing a will is a smart money move that's easier to do than you may think. 

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12/21/16  Up Your Security IQ
Almost scammed: the “Granny Scam” hits home for my mother

​The mother of one of our bloggers was recently targeted in a "granny scam" scheme. Fortunately, she was able to detect that there was something fishy, so she did not fall victim to the scam. Learn about "family emergency" and granny scams and get some tips on how to avoid being a victim.

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12/15/16  Alliant News
Alliant’s board of directors: What they do and why their work matters

Trust and transparency go hand-in-hand. That’s why it’s important for Alliant to make sure our members know as much about us as they can – and that includes our board of directors and what they do.

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