The Money Mentor Blog
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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3/16/17  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
Auto roundup: The best value cars of 2017

Choosing the best value car can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. With a little research, resolve and luck, you’ll be driving home in one of the best cars for the money in no time flat.

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3/7/17  Grab Bag
How much does it really cost to own a dog?

Before adding a four-legged family member, consider both the short-term and long-term costs so you can create a realistic pet care budget and plan.

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2/25/17  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Is it time to stop renting and start owning?

If you (or your kids) are trying to decide whether to keep on renting or to buy a home, you need to carefully weigh the costs and benefits of each option to make a smart, informed decision. Many factors go into calculating the value of renting vs buying – it’s not just a simple comparison of the cost of rent and the cost of a mortgage payment. There are less obvious factors, along with intangible benefits and drawbacks of each option to take into account.

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2/23/17  
Three tips for smarter saving

Wondering how to save more money? These three tips can help you maximize your savings.

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