The Money Mentor Blog

Alliant's Money Mentor Blog

Money Mentor, Alliant Credit Union's blog, offers insightful financial tips about credit scores, debt management, budgeting, saving, mortgages & more.

2/4/21  Mortgage & Home
How does a HELOC work?

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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2/2/21  Fraud Prevention & Security
Learn how to avoid phishing email or text scams

Learn how to spot a phishing text or email.

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1/28/21  Banking Tips
What’s the difference between banks and credit unions?

Can you spot some misconceptions about credit unions? See what you know.

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1/10/21  Budgeting & Saving
Simple tips for making this year’s holiday budget

With your recent holiday spending top of mind, see how making a holiday budget now can simplify your financial life this year.

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1/1/21  Mortgage & Home
Real estate agents: What today’s low interest rates mean for your buyers

Mortgage interest rates continue to hover at historic lows, representing a potential opportunity for homebuyers.

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12/31/20  Budgeting & Saving
Ensuring you receive your second coronavirus stimulus check

The IRS and Treasury Department announced that they will begin delivering a second round of stimulus payments. Learn what you can do to ensure the arrival of your payment.

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