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.

12/31/20  Budgeting & Saving
Ensuring you receive your second coronavirus stimulus check

The IRS and Treasury Department announced that they will begin delivering a second round of stimulus payments. Learn what you can do to ensure the arrival of your payment.

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12/31/20  Budgeting & Saving
How the second round of stimulus payments can benefit you

Learn what you’ll need to do to get your money, how much you can expect to receive, and where you can find additional resources that may be helpful.

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12/30/20  Credit & Loans
Your 6-month plan to cut expenses

Are your monthly expenses keeping you from saving toward your big financial goals? Follow this plan to get closer to a financially healthier you.

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12/22/20  Budgeting & Saving
5 personal finance goals for the new year

Check out easy ways to make tangible strides toward a better financial year!

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12/17/20  Budgeting & Saving
Playing retirement catch-up

If you are 49 or older, learn about your eligibility to make catch-up contributions to your workplace 401(k). 

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12/10/20  Budgeting & Saving
How to create a zero-sum budget

Learn how to build a budget that helps you track every penny.

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