The Money Mentor Blog
10/21/14  Housing
Preparing your home for winter

Now that it’s almost November, it’s time to get serious about preparing your home for the winter weather that is to come. We review a few steps you should take in the coming weeks to protect your home from winter damage and ensure that you and your family stay snug and warm until spring.

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10/21/14  Housing
What do home inspectors most typically find?

Learn more about two of the problems most commonly found by home inspectors – wiring problems and water damage. In order to avoid delays in finalizing the sale of your home, you may want to address these issues before putting your house on the market.

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10/21/14  Housing
Home prices barometer

U.S. home sale prices in August continue a 30-month trend in year-over-year increases, with August 2014 prices showing an increase of 6.4% nationwide compared to August of 2013, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index. 

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10/16/14  Alliant News
Alliant Foundation exemplifies International Credit Union Day theme of “Local Service, Global Good”

As credit unions globally celebrate October 16 as International Credit Union Day, we examine how the Alliant Credit Union Foundation exemplifies this year’s event theme of “Local Service, Global Good.”

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10/15/14  Alliant News
Cooperation and serving the mutual benefit of members are key credit union principles

In Part 2 of our series for International Credit Union Day, learn how the credit union roots of cooperation and mutual benefit are reflected at Alliant – all in service of our members.

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10/14/14  Alliant News
Why do business with a credit union, such as Alliant, rather than a bank?

When you're looking at the benefits of joining a credit union, keep in mind the basic difference between a credit union and a bank: credit unions are in business to make money <em>for </em> their members, not <em>from</em> them. 

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