The Money Mentor Blog

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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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4/16/15  Grab Bag
Why financial literacy is important

We attended the #FinLitSummit held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago yesterday – and wow, were we blown away by the insights shared by a diverse group of global finance and tech leaders.

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4/9/15  Savings & 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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4/2/15  Up Your Security IQ
Why it’s best to sign 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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