The Money Mentor Blog
2/1/15  Alliant News
Jumbo Certificates are here – and higher rates for savings too

Your Alliant savings accounts with balances of $100 or more now earn an even higher rate of interest than before, AND if you have extra funds on hand, you can earn even higher rates – up to 2.15% APY! – with an Alliant Jumbo Certificate. Learn about our new rates and the basics of Certificates.

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1/31/15  Up Your Security IQ
Beware of the stranded man hoax

Beware of emails that begin with phrases, such as “I’m writing to you with tears in my eyes.” You may be the recipient of a scam message by someone who has hacked your friend’s email account. Learn about the “stranded man” hoax and how to avoid being victimized by it.

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1/30/15  Grab Bag
The dollar bill: believe it or not

A dollar is the basic monetary unit in the United States, but how much do you really know about it? Here are some basic and interesting facts about this important note of legal tender.

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1/29/15  Credit 101Up Your Security IQ
Five tips on how to book and pay for a hotel

Vacationing at a hotel should be fun, with a minimum of hassles. But if you’re not in the know, you may encounter some snafus that will drain your pocket book and ruin your fun. Here are five tips to know about how to book and pay for a hotel.

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1/28/15  Getting Out of Debt
Six tips on how to cope with financial stress

Do you feel anxiety when you think about your finances? Often money, or rather lack of it, is only part of the problem. Learn six steps to help you feel – and be – in control with your finances.

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1/27/15  Savings & Retirement
Saving for retirement in your 30s

In your 30s and feeling like you're lagging behind in your retirement savings? Learn about the advantages of starting your retirement savings efforts now, why company matches are so valuable, and why increasing your retirement contributions might not cause as much pocketbook pain as you think it will. 

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