The Money Mentor Blog
3/3/15  Up Your Security IQ
Anthem customer? What you can do to protect yourself

In Part 1 of a series for National Consumer Protection Week, learn a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself from the threat of identity theft. 

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3/2/15  Up Your Security IQ
You could be a winner! Or not?

It's National Consumer Protection Week! Learn how to protect yourself from a common scam so you won't be taken advantage of by someone claiming you've won a sweepstakes or lottery. 

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3/1/15  Grab Bag
Should you give your child an allowance?

What are the pros and cons of giving your kids an allowance? What is the best age for kids to start getting allowances? Should chores be associated with allowances and how much money should you give? Learn some pointers to help you decide.

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2/28/15  Savings & Retirement
There’s still time to make 2014 IRA contributions (until April 15, 2015)

Take full advantage of the benefits of an IRA by depositing your maximum contribution limit for tax year 2014. Learn about IRA limits and eligibility, plus how easy it is to make a deposit to an Alliant IRA or to establish an Alliant IRA. 

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2/26/15  Career & Education
How Millennials can balance retirement planning with other financial goals

If managed wisely, your money could potentially go a long way. Want help to realize your financial goals? The key is to put a plan in place and stick to it. These tips may help you get started. 

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2/23/15  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtHousingSavings & Retirement
This America Saves Week: Take Your Financial Future into Your Own Hands

We are pleased to participate in America Saves Week – a week dedicated to sharing ways for those in the Alliant family to save more than ever. Start now by reading through this article from Katie Bryan at America Saves to learn more about taking your financial future into your own hands.

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