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.

12/5/22  Budgeting & Saving
Holiday Spending Tips to Keep Your Finances on Track

It's tough to stay on budget during the holiday season, but we've compiled eight holiday spending tips to keep your finances on track at the end of the year. 

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12/2/22  Credit & Loans
When Should You Get Your First Credit Card? Plus Tips to Follow for Building Good Credit

Find out when you should get your first credit card and review some of the best tips to follow to improve your credit while establishing good credit habits.

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11/30/22  Fraud Prevention & Security
Keep your accounts secure during the fraulidays

It's the most wonderful time of the year for cyber scrooges. Learn how to protect yourself during the holiday season.

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11/23/22  Budgeting & Saving
Save on holiday gifts without feeling like a Scrooge

Take a look at a few ways you can be upwardly frugal on holiday gifts without feeling like you're being stingy.

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11/22/22  Credit & Loans
Fed rate increases and credit cards: What’s the relationship?

Learn more about Fed rate increases and credit cards — is there a relationship and is there anything you can do to protect your finances?

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11/16/22  Budgeting & Saving
How much are Americans spending this holiday season?

Gifts. Decorations. Travel. There are so many fun things to spend money on this time of year. But just how much are Americans spending this holiday season? Let's take a look.

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