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.

1/30/20  Mortgage & Home
How to better plan for home repairs

As you set your home improvement budget each month, you may wonder if you’re setting aside the right amount. Have no fear! We're here to help you plan for common expenses.

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1/21/20  Budgeting & Saving
How to use an allowance to teach children about money

Learn why an allowance remains a powerful way to give children a hands-on way to understand money.

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1/7/20  Banking Tips
Why digital banking is here to stay

What does the future of digital banking look like? We share where we are and where digital banking will be.

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1/1/20  Credit & Loans
The best way to pay for a rental car: Credit card or debit card?

Not long ago there was just one way you could pay for a rental car – by credit card. Now, many car rental agencies let you book and pay for a car with a debit card. What are the pros and cons of using each kind of card? And which method of payment makes sense for you?

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12/19/19  Credit & Loans
How to teach kids and teens about debt

Check out these tips on how to help teens gain an understanding of personal loans, car loans, credit card offers and mortgages.

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12/17/19  Credit & Loans
What is an unsecured personal loan?

Learn about the difference between secured and unsecured personal loans and when you should consider getting one.

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