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.

3/17/20  Budgeting & Saving
Preserving your financial health during the coronavirus pandemic

Take a look at what Fed rate drops really mean for you and your money, and learn how your credit union or bank is here to help. 

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3/17/20  Budgeting & Saving
How to prepare for a recession

A recession can have a major impact on your finances. Here’s how to prepare for a recession so you’re not caught off guard.

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3/12/20  Credit & Loans
How and when to consolidate your debt

Debt consolidation takes several loans — credit cards, student loans and personal loans — and combines them into a single debt. Debt consolidation can be a good idea if you know the right way to do it.

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3/4/20  Banking Tips
Why your checking account type matters

Your checking account should allow you to spend and deposit with ease. Take a look at your options so you can pick the best account for you.

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2/25/20  Credit & Loans
Credit moves that change your credit score

Check out the five common credit scoring factors and how you can improve your credit score.

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2/18/20  Budgeting & Saving
Why you need an emergency fund

Learn how an emergency fund, even a small one, can help offset unexpected costs and maintain financial stability when you need it most

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