The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
5/28/19  Savings & Retirement
Benefits of opening a bank account for a child

A bank account can teach children the value of money management and the importance of saving. Don’t pass up the opportunity to pass down lessons that could last a lifetime.

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5/23/19  Alliant NewsUp Your Security IQ
How to use automated alerts to protect yourself from fraud

Learn about how one of our bloggers uses two-factor authentication, Alliant fraud alerts and other security protections offered to Alliant members to protect her financial accounts from fraud after her personal information was part of a major data breach.    

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5/21/19  Housing
Tips for shopping for a mortgage

Learn how to get mortgage quotes and what you should look for when choosing a lender.

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5/14/19  Getting Out of Debt
When should you refinance a loan?

If you’re thinking about ways to lower you monthly payments or your interest rate, we can offer some insight.

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5/10/19  Housing
What is a home equity line of credit?

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) allows you to borrow from your home as a line of credit, similar to a credit card. Learn who can take advantage of a HELOC and if it’s right for you.

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5/7/19  Getting Out of Debt
Tips to pay off loans early

Check out the things to consider when paying off debt, how making payments could help your credit score, and how to pay off a loan early.

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