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12/1/14  Alliant News
Alliant helps Chicago’s Prescott School students earn an A+

Alliant forged a supportive relationship with Chicago’s Prescott School (pre-K to 8th grade) in 2009. Since then, our employees and the charitable Alliant Credit Union Foundation have pitched in to help the school as it earned a top 1% rating in learning growth. Find out about how we support Prescott, plus see a bunch of fun “thank you” notes from Prescott students.

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12/1/14  Alliant News
Your feedback improves our members’ experience

Alliant wants all our members to receive friendly, efficient and personalized service. To help us succeed with this mission, we’d love to get your feedback. Read how Alliant reaches out for member input via surveys and product reviews. Learn how recent feedback has helped us make upgrades in providing best-in-class member experiences.

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11/26/14  Smart Spending Tips
Skip the Black Friday doorbusters – give gift cards instead

Although Black Friday deals can be nice, if you’d like to stay home this year but still want to give gifts your family and friends will value, consider gift cards, and keep in mind that the packaging can make or break a gift card as a present.

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11/20/14  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Five common retirement planning blunders – and how to avoid them

The time to plan or fine-tune your plan to ensure a comfortable retirement is now. Learn about five of the most common mistakes people make when planning for their retirements. 

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11/19/14  Savings & Retirement
IRA Basics

Learn the basics of Individual Retirement Accounts.

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11/1/14  Alliant NewsCareer & Education
Meet Alliant’s 2014 National Education Program winners

More than 100 students competed in Alliant’s 2014 National Education Program for gift cards redeemable for computers and related items. These young scholars (and Alliant members) harnessed their imaginations – as well as a variety of media – to respond to the questions “What do I want to be when I grow up?” and “How can a computer enrich my education?” Read about the winners.

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