The Money Mentor Blog
7/17/15  Grab BagSavings & Retirement
How the Financial Crises in China and Greece Affect Your Finances

If you’ve been following international events, you might be a little nervous about your retirement portfolio given recent economic news from Greece and China. 

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7/15/15  Smart Spending Tips
Enjoy a romantic (and inexpensive) picnic

A romantic, luxurious picnic with your loved one doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Learn how to be a picnic connoisseur without breaking the bank. 

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7/14/15  Smart Spending Tips
Are Black Friday in July Sales Worth Your Money?

This summer, July 15th is not just a random Tuesday. It’s Amazon’s new “Prime Day,” the mega-retailer’s stab at a Black Friday event in July. They’re promising better deals than you will find in November and plenty of hoopla – and they’re not alone. Target, QVC, Best Buy, Walmart and other retailers are joining in the "Christmas in July" sales event. 

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7/13/15  Alliant News
Alliant earns Great Rate Awards for savings and loans

Want to benefit from great rates on your savings and loans? Look to Alliant, winner for the seventh consecutive year of Great Rate Awards from Datatrac, America’s largest financial rate monitoring firm. 

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7/9/15  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Do you really need renters insurance?

Most homeowners need homeowners insurance to get a mortgage. But what if you rent? Is renters insurance worth the investment? 

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7/7/15  Smart Spending Tips
Say “I Do” to these three money-saving wedding hacks

If the potential cost of your wedding has your head spinning, take heart. You can still have a picture-perfect wedding. You just have to budget and get creative.

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