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.

4/14/20  Banking Tips
Naming your beneficiaries

Here are some tips on how to ensure that your family is protected by having beneficiaries named for all your accounts.

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4/8/20  Credit & Loans
Tips and tricks for credit score improvement

Check out these five tips to quickly improve your credit score.

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4/7/20  Fraud Prevention & Security
Everything you need to know about skimming fraud

Get one step ahead of debit and credit card fraudsters with these tips on how to avoid, spot, and report skimming devices.  

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4/2/20  Budgeting & Saving
Using a Roth IRA as an emergency fund

Did you know that all of the money that you contribute into a Roth IRA can be withdrawn with no penalty? That’s what makes a Roth IRA a great secondary emergency fund.

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3/24/20  Mortgage & Home
How to save for a home remodel

Deciding to remodel your home is a big undertaking. Once you have a budget, here's how you set aside the money you'll need to make it happen.

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3/23/20  Fraud Prevention & Security
Detecting the signs of financial scams during COVID-19

Learn the signs of potential financial scams that prey on innocent Americans during times of crisis.  

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