The Money Mentor Blog
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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10/7/14  Credit 101Savings & Retirement
Borrowing against your 401(k)

Learn some of the factors you need to consider if you are thinking of borrowing against your 401(k) plan:

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10/1/14  Smart Spending Tips
Is going to a movie worth the price?

People still flock to movie theaters despite all the options to watch movies in the comfort of home. What’s the allure of seeing a flick at the theater, and is it worth the price of admission?

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