The Money Mentor Blog

The Money Mentor Blog
5/30/19  Credit 101
3 smart moves to improve your credit score

If you're looking to raise your credit score, check off these three things first.

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5/28/19  Savings & Retirement
Benefits of opening a bank account for a child

A bank account can teach children the value of money management and the importance of saving. Don’t pass up the opportunity to pass down lessons that could last a lifetime.

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5/23/19  Alliant NewsUp Your Security IQ
How to use automated alerts to protect yourself from fraud

Learn about how one of our bloggers uses two-factor authentication, Alliant fraud alerts and other security protections offered to Alliant members to protect her financial accounts from fraud after her personal information was part of a major data breach.    

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5/21/19  Housing
Tips for shopping for a mortgage

Learn how to get mortgage quotes and what you should look for when choosing a lender.

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5/14/19  Getting Out of Debt
When should you refinance a loan?

If you’re thinking about ways to lower you monthly payments or your interest rate, we can offer some insight.

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5/10/19  Housing
What is a home equity line of credit?

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) allows you to borrow from your home as a line of credit, similar to a credit card. Learn who can take advantage of a HELOC and if it’s right for you.

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