The Money Mentor Blog
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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2/26/15  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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2/19/15  Savings & Retirement
Have you left retirement assets at past jobs?  Know your rollover options

Your retirement plan may offer you several options for managing your retirement plan assets when you change jobs or retire. Understanding these choices will help you make the right decision. Learn more about the options available to you after you change jobs. 

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2/17/15  Savings & Retirement
Planning for retirement in your 60s

In Part Five of our five-part series on saving for retirement at different ages, we examine retirement planning strategies for those in their 60s. Learn about the benefits of working through at least part of your 60s and how you can get accurate estimates of your future Social Security benefits and some of the factors involved in deciding when to file for Social Security. 

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