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.

10/15/21  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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10/7/21  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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9/30/21  Mortgage & Home
How your credit score affects your mortgage rate

Multiple factors impact your mortgage interest rate, including your credit score. Check out these tips and resources so you can better understand how your credit score impacts your mortgage rate.

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9/29/21  Budgeting & Saving
Can a personal escrow account help you budget?

Learn how adding a personal escrow account to your budget can make it easier to save for and pay your recurring expenses.

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9/22/21  Budgeting & Saving
3 types of accounts for smart savers

If you have different savings goals, you may need different types of deposit accounts to get you there. Check out your options to maximize your savings.

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