The Money Mentor Blog
4/9/15  Grab BagSavings & Retirement
Keep the change, kid: Teaching about money the Aunt Pam way

Learn how one of our bloggers is teaching her nieces and nephews about money by letting them pay for purchases themselves and keep the change for their piggy banks. 

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4/7/15  Grab BagSavings & Retirement
Flat Austin visits Alliant for National Youth Credit Union Month

If there are kids in your life, you may have already participated in a school project related to Jeff Brown’s <em>Flat Stanley</em> books.The nephew of one of our bloggers recently sent her a "Flat Austin" and she brought him to visit Alliant. Found out what Flat Austin saw at Alliant headquarters and what he learned talking to our Chicago branch manager. 

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4/2/15  Up Your Security IQ
Why it’s best to sign – and not use your PIN – for debit card purchases

When you use your debit card to pay for a purchase, it’s safer to sign for this transaction rather than use your PIN. Find out why.

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3/31/15  Credit 101
Meet the winners of Alliant’s Happiest Holiday Ever sweepstakes

Alliant gave 12 members a belated holiday gift by awarding them big money.

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3/30/15  Alliant News
Want to be the boss of your bank? Join a credit union!

Did you see the recent Chicago Tribune article detailing why credit unions are growing increasingly popular in the U.S? If you missed the article by Gregory Karp, we've summarizes some of the key facts he shared about how credit union memberships have risen recently.

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3/29/15  Grab Bag
Is term life insurance right for you?

Explore the benefits of term life insurance, which provides your family with a level of security for a relatively small monthly payment.

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