The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
5/12/15  Credit 101Smart Spending Tips
Avengers Assemble to activate (my bonus Alliant Rewards points)

One of our bloggers earned 1,000+ Rewards points on her Alliant Visa Platinum Rewards credit card when she saw the Avengers over its opening weekend. Learn how she activated this special offer and how you can sign up for email alerts of other special Rewards points offers. 

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5/7/15  Housing
The benefits of a preapproval letter

Before you start shopping for a home, learn about the benefits of a mortgage preapproval from Redfin's Dan Bergman.

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5/6/15  Career & Education
Looking for a new job? Avoid these social media mistakes

Learn five must-read tips about how to manage your social media presence when job hunting – whether you’re looking for your first job or your fifth.

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4/29/15  Alliant NewsGrab Bag
Meet Alliant’s 2003 scholarship winners

What’s new with the winners of Alliant’s first Members Scholarship Program in 2003? Find out what two of the winners are up to.

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4/23/15  Savings & Retirement
Monkey see, monkey do: make them Wild About Saving

Teach children how to save for their goals and they’ll have one of the most difficult aspects of finance under their belt by the time they're teens – being consistent savers. Get a few ideas to help your children get Wild About Saving! 

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4/20/15  HousingSmart Spending Tips
Be on the lookout for springtime home repair scams

Eager to begin home improvement projects? Beware of home contractors who do shoddy work, offer too-good-to-be-true deals and could cheat you out of thousands of dollars. Here are tips to avoid home repair scammers.

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