The Money Mentor Blog
4/12/18  Credit 101Housing
Deciding between a cash-out refi or a home equity loan

When you need to access the equity in your home, a home equity loan, a HELOC and a cash-out mortgage refinance are all viable options. But what factors should you consider when choosing the loan option that's right for you?

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4/5/18  Alliant News
How are bank rates determined? And why are banks opening fewer branches?

Our member service team gets a wide range of questions, but some are more frequent than others. We often get questions about how credit unions set their rates and why Alliant has limited branches. So, here's the inside scoop.

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4/5/18  Smart Spending Tips
How to get the most for your money on a cruise

You want to get the most for your money on a cruise. It’s a fact that cruises can be great for your wallet, but costs can also add up quickly. Here are a few ways to get the most out of a cruise vacation.

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3/31/18  Housing
Do I need private mortgage insurance?

Owning a home is a wonderful experience but purchasing a home can sometimes be stressful. Many questions arise when picking out a lender and a mortgage. Among those questions are what is private mortgage insurance and do you need PMI? Here is what you should know.

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3/30/18  Career & EducationCredit 101
4 steps for freelancers to choose the right credit card

Follow these simple steps to find a card that fits your needs based on how you spend your money.

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3/29/18  Grab BagSmart Spending Tips
Which peer-to-peer mobile payment app is best for you?

Each app is slightly different. Knowing the transaction limits, who you can send money to, and the convenience of each will help you pick the best mobile payment app for you.

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