The Money Mentor Blog

Alliant's Money Mentor Blog

Money Mentor, Alliant Credit Union's blog, offers insightful financial tips about credit scores, debt management, budgeting, saving, mortgages & more.

6/20/17  Budgeting & Saving
‘The money talk’: Your road map to marital financial bliss

Talking to your partner about money doesn’t have to be a big deal. Follow our road map to navigate the most important financial questions to chat about before you get married.

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6/16/17  Budgeting & Saving
6 tips for how to avoid retail therapy

Do you often find yourself shopping to feel better? Learn the tactics used by one Money Mentor blogger to avoid retail therapy overspending. 

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6/13/17  Banking Tips
Who’s responsible for unpaid debts after you die?

Who is responsible for debts when someone passes away? Learn the basics of how debt is disbursed to survivors or estates.

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6/8/17  Budgeting & Saving
How to save money on your next summer road trip

Follow these easy tips to help you save on gas, food, lodging and entertainment when you hit the road.

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6/2/17  Mortgage & Home
Is an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) right for me?

Though common wisdom may be to opt for a slow-and-steady 30-year fixed mortgage, many home buyers may find greater value in an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM). 

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5/25/17  Credit & Loans
5 easy steps for choosing the right rewards credit card

Learn how to find the best rewards card for you so you can maximize your earnings.

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