The Money Mentor Blog
4/15/17  HousingSmart Spending Tips
How to increase your home’s value with your next big improvement project

Money invested in maintaining and upgrading your home generally comes back to you, at least in part. According to the 2017 Cost vs. Value Report from Remodeling magazine, homeowners can expect an average of 64.3 cents on the dollar in resale value gains for every dollar spent.

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4/14/17  Alliant NewsGrab Bag
Empowerment through personal finance education: #FinLitSummit 2017

Our Money Mentor team spent an inspirational morning attending the 2017 Financial Literacy Summit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Read about the insights we gained and the insightful comments of the panelists at this year's event. 

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4/3/17  Alliant NewsCredit 101Grab BagSavings & Retirement
Federal interest rate hike a plus for Alliant members

What does it mean for your wallet when the Federal Reserve Board raises interest rates? Get the scoop on this key economic indicator and learn how it affects Alliant rates. 

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3/28/17  Alliant NewsUp Your Security IQ
How to use automated alerts to protect yourself from fraud

Learn about how one of our bloggers has used transaction alerts and other security protections offered to Alliant Members to protect herself from fraud after being part of the Anthem data breach. 

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3/16/17  Grab Bag
An Alliant member’s story: Managing marital finances

Smart money guest blogger Leigh T. shares how her nuptial agreement works and how it helped spark important financial conversations in her marriage.

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3/10/17  Grab Bag
10 tips for filing your own taxes for 2016

Filing taxes can be stressful, and nobody wants to make a mistake that will cause the IRS to take a closer look or audit your return. Below are a few tax filing tips to help you avoid some of the most common mistakes you might make when you’re filing your own taxes. 

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