The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
8/18/15  Grab BagHousing
Six steps to running a moneymaking garage sale

Garage sales are great ways to sell items you no longer want. As the saying goes, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Here are some tips to make your sale a success.

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8/13/15  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Estimating how much to spend on rent

“How can I estimate rent?” is one most frequent questions from new apartment renters. Find out from our guest blogger, Seija Goldstein, of MyFirstApartment.com.

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8/12/15  Alliant News
Alliant’s employee volleyball tourney raises $15,000 for charity

Alliant supports the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in its 10th annual employee volleyball tournament.

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8/5/15  Up Your Security IQ
Phishing scams turn 20 years old: A (brief) history and current trends

You’ve been warned to avoid phishing attacks since the moment you opened an email account, and for good reason. But how long has phishing actually been around? And how did it come to be?

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7/30/15  Smart Spending Tips
Ready for a new car? Buy one that retains its resale value

When you buy a new car, your vehicle's depreciation is the single biggest expense for the first five years. Here’s how to buy a car that will hold its resale value.

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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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