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.

6/2/22  Credit & Loans
RV loans: Where, when and who should apply?

RV loans are often secured loans and require a sizable down payment. Lenders offer very different RV loan products, and it's crucial to do your research.

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5/31/22  Credit & Loans
Bank vs. credit union: Which is better for an RV loan?

RV financing can help you secure your dream vehicle. This is a major purchase, so it's important to understand your options for bank versus credit union financing.

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5/31/22  Mortgage & Home
Is an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) right for me?

Though common wisdom may be to opt for a slow-and-steady 30-year fixed mortgage, many home buyers may find greater value in an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM). 

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5/26/22  Credit & Loans
A how to guide to buying out a car lease

If you're considering buying out a car lease, it's helpful to understand the process and how to go about taking this financial step.

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5/25/22  Banking Tips
Photo deposit: How to deposit a check

Mobile deposit, also known as a photo deposit, is a safe and efficient way to deposit checks. Check out these helpful tips to make a mobile check deposit.

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5/24/22  Credit & Loans
How do personal loans work?

Learning how personal loans work can help you choose the right one. Here's more about the types available, how a personal loan could impact your credit score, and how to get one.

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