The Money Mentor Blog
7/29/15  Credit 101Smart Spending Tips
Should you get a rewards credit card?

What do you need to consider when deciding if you should get a rewards credit card? We’ll clue you in to the key deciding factor, along with a couple of situations which are exceptions to the usual rule of thumb. 

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7/23/15  Grab Bag
FAQ: What Documents/Accounts Do You Need to Update After Marriage?

The big day has come and gone, and you’re finally married. Now the real fun begins – updating documents! Get started by knocking out these seven. 

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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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