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4/19/17  Career & EducationCredit 101
Is graduate school really worth the cost?

Is getting a graduate degree worth the cost in time, tuition, lost income and student loan debt?  

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4/3/17  Alliant NewsCredit 101Grab BagSavings & Retirement
Federal interest rate hike a plus for Alliant members

What does it mean for your wallet when the Federal Reserve Board raises interest rates? Get the scoop on this key economic indicator and learn how it affects Alliant rates. 

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2/21/17  Credit 101
Five steps to help raise your credit score

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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1/26/17  Credit 101
Credit score tips to use in the new year

A good credit rating doesn't happen by itself, but it's easier to achieve when you commit to taking control of your finances. TransUnion shares expert tips to manage your credit score so you can have a more prosperous new year. 

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11/29/16  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtSavings & Retirement
What should I do after I pay off my credit card debt?

Once you’ve paid off your last credit card bill, what should you do next? While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, some options may align to your financial goals better than others. So, give yourself a much-deserved pat on the back and consider these tips to put yourself on the path to long-term financial wellness. 

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10/4/16  Credit 101Getting Out of Debt
Should I rescue my child from their financial mistakes?

While it’s natural to want to provide for loved ones, it’s often difficult to know where to draw the line when it comes to rescuing teens, college students and adult children from their financial blunders.

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