The Money Mentor Blog

Alliant's Money Mentor Blog

Money Mentor, Alliant Credit Union's blog, offers insightful financial tips about credit scores, debt management, budgeting, saving, mortgages & more.

8/10/22  Banking Tips
How to choose a teen debit card: What age can you get a debit card?

The best debit cards for teenagers offer easy transfers, parental monitoring and spending limits. Learn what else to look for when getting a teen checking account.

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8/4/22  Budgeting & Saving
9 parenting hacks for back-to-school prep

From school supply shopping to lessons in giving, here are our favorite tips and tricks to prepare your little ones for back-to-school success.

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8/3/22  Banking Tips
A teacher’s guide: Low-cost internet and affordable laptops for students

Do you have a student who needs a reduced-price laptop or desktop computer to complete their homework? Here are resources to find affordable digital devices and low-cost internet services.

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8/2/22  Budgeting & Saving
How to save smart by Suze Orman

Make sure your checking and savings accounts have the right features to help you build financial security.

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7/22/22  Credit & Loans
Credit limit increase: Pros, cons and when you should do it

A higher credit card limit could help you or hurt you. Find out what happens when you increase your credit limit.

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7/20/22  Budgeting & Saving
Teaching kids to save money

Check out these tips so your child can go into the world as a savvy saver.

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