The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
8/3/16  Career & Education
The day-to-day impact of financial stress on your employees

With 52% of employees stressed about their finances, financial wellness is no longer a nice-to-have benefit. It’s important for both employees and employers.

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7/26/16  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Which home improvement project pays off the most?

What factors should you consider when making decisions about home improvement projects? Learn how to weigh your personal design preferences with resale value considerations.

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7/21/16  Career & EducationGetting Out of Debt
The pros and cons of consolidating your student loans

You can’t outrun your student loan debt, but you do have options for getting it under control. Learn more about how you can lower your interest rate by consolidating your federal and private loans. 

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7/13/16  Housing
How to make wise financial decisions about smart home technology

Smart home technology and appliances are fun toys to play around with. But rather than simply being cool, savvy consumers are finding new ways to use this in-home technology to save money and improve their lives.

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7/6/16  Credit 101
2 ways to increase your credit score today

Did you know that you can often lower your credit utilization ratio and raise your credit score by getting a credit line increase on your credit card? And if you’re just starting to build or rebuild your credit, asking a financially established relative or friend to add you as an authorized user on their credit card can help you to build your credit history.

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6/20/16  Savings & Retirement
7 steps to reaching financial goals more easily

Being responsible and working on your financial goals can feel like such a pain at times. Get some tips on steps you can take to make reaching those goals easier.

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