The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
10/14/14  Alliant News
Why it’s best to sign for debit card purchases

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  Savings & Retirement
Three keys to more successful investing (part two)

Learn investment tips to maximize your gains and minimize your losses.

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9/25/14  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtSmart Spending Tips
Controlling your “bad” debt

Learn what personal finance experts consider to be "good" and "bad" debt, and get some tips on how you can get your spending under control and reduce your bad debt. 

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9/19/14  Savings & Retirement
Is a rollover right for you?

If you have multiple retirement plan accounts, consolidating those assets into one account can make it easier to administer and allocate your assets, track performance and make changes to your account. Learn some of the factors you should consider when making decisions about rollovers. 

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9/15/14  Up Your Security IQ
Making your security questions more secure

Learn how you can use phrases or "fake" answers to increase the security provided by the questions you answer to log in to online accounts.

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