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.

5/13/22  Banking Tips
Where does the digital divide exist in the United States?

The digital divide exists in every corner of the nation. Inadequate access to high speed internet impacts people of all ages, races, and income and education levels.

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5/9/22  Credit & Loans
What you need to know about card limits

Avoid potential roadblocks in the checkout line by learning about transaction limits for debit cards and credit cards.

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5/9/22  Budgeting & Saving
5 spectacular budget vacation ideas for under $5,000

Looking to explore the world without breaking the bank? Read about five travel ideas that you can enjoy for under $5,000. 

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5/9/22  Budgeting & Saving
How to adult by Suze Orman

What every new college grad needs to know to ace the money stuff.

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5/3/22  Budgeting & Saving
How to adjust your budget for inflation

Creating and maintaining a budget is one of the best ways to stay on track with your financial goals. But with inflation on the rise, it may be time to take a second look at your budget and make some adjustments.

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4/21/22  Budgeting & Saving
Do higher gas prices mean it’s time to buy a hybrid or electric car?

With gas prices on the rise, you may be considering switching to a hybrid or electric car to reduce fuel costs. However, there are several factors, both financial and non-financial, to consider when deciding whether that move makes sense.

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