The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
6/11/18  Smart Spending Tips
Know your student loan options

Let’s explore the different types of loans, including federal and private options.

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6/7/18  Credit 101Housing
Paying for a big expense: personal loan, HELOC or card

When facing an expense that's bigger than your emergency fund, should you charge the expense on a credit card, pay with a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or apply for an unsecured personal loan? Learn the ins and outs of these three options to determine which loan best meets your financial needs.

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6/5/18  Smart Spending TipsUp Your Security IQ
Are payment apps and mobile wallets safe?

Worried about security? Learn what you need to know about mobile wallets and payment apps.

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5/17/18  Career & Education
3 tips on how to ask for a raise

Negotiating your salary is important to your overall financial health. It’s an art and requires some practice. Here are some tips on how to ask for a raise.

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5/8/18  Savings & Retirement
How do target date funds work?

Target date funds can be a great option to simplify the process of maintaining a diversified and balanced portfolio for long-term goals like retirement or college savings. Learn what they are, how they work and why someone might invest in a target date fund. 

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5/1/18  Career & Education
How to pay for graduate school

After working for a few years, you are ready to take your career to the next level. Graduate school is incredibly rewarding but also a big financial investment. Here are some ways you can financially prepare yourself for your advanced degree.

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