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.

10/21/21  Banking Tips
How to avoid these 6 common bank fees

Check out these tips on how to avoid bank fees such as minimum balance, overdraft, and ATM fees.

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10/20/21  Budgeting & Saving
7 ways to stick to a holiday budget

Sometimes the most wonderful time of the year can feel like a financial burden. This year could be different with our seven tips for sticking to a holiday budget.

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10/15/21  Budgeting & Saving
Are you making the most of your retirement benefits? By Suze Orman

Don’t miss your chance to better your retirement during open enrollment season. Suze shares a few tips on 401(k) and IRA contributions and employee matches.

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10/13/21  Mortgage & Home
How does a HELOC work?

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) allows you to borrow from your home as a line of credit, similar to a credit card. Learn who can take advantage of a HELOC and if it's right for you.

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10/7/21  Fraud Prevention & Security
How to spot student loan forgiveness scams

Have you received a voicemail about erasing student debt? Student loan forgiveness scams are on the rise. Learn how to spot the signs that you’ve been targeted.

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10/6/21  Credit & Loans
3 things you want to know about personal loans

Personal loans could be a quick way to get cash but how do they work, what can they be used for, and is it the right loan for you? Here are some answers.

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