The Money Mentor Blog
5/29/15  Grab BagSmart Spending Tips
How to make a staycation feel like a vacation

A staycation can save you big money compared to a travel vacation. Learn tips to make your staycation a great one.

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5/28/15  Housing
The allure of the suburbs for millennials

Where do millennials really want to live? The big city, the suburbs or a small rural town?

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5/21/15  Housing
Will your offer on a home be accepted? Financing matters.

When you compete for a home against other bidders, the seller is considering more than just how much you'll pay – particularly when several offers come in at roughly the same price.

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5/20/15  Career & EducationSavings & Retirement
Managing your internship paychecks

If you’ve just started your summer internship or are about to start one, you’ll soon receive your first internship paycheck – assuming your internship is a paid one, of course. Get some simple tips on how to end the summer in a better position than you're in now by using the Pay Yourself First method. 

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5/13/15  Credit 101Up Your Security IQ
Learn from my mistakes: tips to avoid credit card holds

Have you ever had a credit card declined when you knew for a fact that you were not even close to your credit limit? If so, it was probably because something made your bank or credit union suspect that the transaction was a fraudulent one. Learn more about a couple of situations that can trigger a transaction decline and how you can avoid them.

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5/12/15  Credit 101Smart Spending Tips
Avengers Assemble to activate (my bonus Alliant Rewards points)

One of our bloggers earned 1,000+ Rewards points on her Alliant Visa Platinum Rewards credit card when she saw the Avengers over its opening weekend. Learn how she activated this special offer and how you can sign up for email alerts of other special Rewards points offers. 

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