The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
6/10/15  Grab Bag
Traveling to Portugal? Make the most of your money

Now is a terrific time to travel to Europe because the dollar is performing well against the euro. Portugal is one of the least expensive European destinations and here are some tips to help your money work well for you.

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6/6/15  Alliant NewsGrab Bag
Credit Union member savings tops $1 trillion!

The savings balances of credit union members nationwide hit an all-time high in March, topping $1 trillion for the first time ever!  Learn more about the economic trends contributing to this milestone. 

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6/5/15  Credit 101
Credit in college: Protecting your credit score

College students, learn how to protect and improve your credit score while you're still in school. In part two of our college-credit series, we share tips on how to use your new credit card smartly to establish a solid credit history.

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6/4/15  Career & EducationCredit 101
Credit in college: Getting a credit card

College students, learn how you can start building your credit history now, while you're still in school. In part one of a two-part series, we share tips on ways to get a credit card so that you can start to establish solid credit today. 

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6/3/15  Career & EducationSmart Spending Tips
The True Cost of a College Education

When considering the true cost of a college education, you have to look at more than just the annual tuition of your chosen school, less student aid and scholarships you’ve been awarded. Learn other factors to consider when calculating your true costs. 

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6/2/15  Housing
Five things to think about when getting your first apartment

You’ve graduated from college. You got your first job. Now it’s time to get an apartment. What are some of the factors you should consider when apartment hunting?

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