The Money Mentor Blog
12/21/16  Up Your Security IQ
Almost scammed: the “Granny Scam” hits home for my mother

​The mother of one of our bloggers was recently targeted in a "granny scam" scheme. Fortunately, she was able to detect that there was something fishy, so she did not fall victim to the scam. Learn about "family emergency" and granny scams and get some tips on how to avoid being a victim.

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12/15/16  Alliant News
Alliant’s board of directors: What they do and why their work matters

Trust and transparency go hand-in-hand. That’s why it’s important for Alliant to make sure our members know as much about us as they can – and that includes our board of directors and what they do.

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12/9/16  Alliant News
Meet the money-smart kid winners of the 2016 National Education Program

Learn more about the winners of this year’s computer gift card contest. Nearly 100 Alliant Kids Savings accountholders submitted entries that charmed and inspired our judges. We think these nine winners will inspire you too!

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12/6/16  Smart Spending Tips
8 best smart money tips of 2016

We compiled some of the best smart money tips of 2016 from The Money Mentor Blog to help you learn how to reach your financial goals.

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12/1/16  Smart Spending Tips
Holiday party ideas on a budget

Whether you prefer your holiday parties served with egg nog, potato latkes or both -- there’s no doubt a good holiday party gets everyone in the spirit of the season. But, that doesn’t mean hosting a holiday party needs to upend your December budget.

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11/29/16  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtSavings & Retirement
What should I do after I pay off my credit card debt?

Once you’ve paid off your last credit card bill, what should you do next? While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, some options may align to your financial goals better than others. So, give yourself a much-deserved pat on the back and consider these tips to put yourself on the path to long-term financial wellness. 

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