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.

5/23/24  Budgeting & Saving
Why are there so many Memorial Day sales?

Memorial Day is a holiday meant to honor members of the U.S. military that died while serving. So, why has it become a day known for big savings and discounts?

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5/22/24  Banking Tips
Here’s the $tory: Money Lessons from The Brady Bunch

Budget better than a Brady with tips for finding money to add another kids’ bathroom and a better way than “cash stuffing” to save for a surfboard.

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5/21/24  Banking Tips
Pros and cons of merging finances with your long-term partner

Merging finances with your partner can be a tricky topic. Here are arguments for and against having joint accounts, separate accounts or a combination of both.

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5/15/24  Banking Tips
The history of Alliant Credit Union

Alliant is one of the largest credit unions in the U.S. today, but it hasn’t always been. Discover Alliant’s humble beginnings and how it has evolved over time.

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5/14/24  Budgeting & Saving
5 financial tips for high school graduates

Graduating high school is an exciting time, and many changes come with it. Here are some financial tips that can help you make the transition.

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5/9/24  Banking TipsBudgeting & Saving
Maximizing Financial Wellness: How Employers Can Offer More Than Just Retirement Benefits

While many employers offer retirement plans and health insurance, there's a growing recognition of supporting employees' immediate financial needs. Learn the various ways employers can support their employees' financial wellness beyond traditional benefits.

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