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.

4/19/21  Fraud Prevention & Security
How to spot a job scam

Fraudsters have created sophisticated job scams to try to steal your financial info and identity. We share some warning signs and how to report a job scam.

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4/14/21  Budgeting & Saving
How to build an emergency fund fast

The best way to protect yourself from life’s unexpected expenses is to quickly build an emergency fund. Check out these five steps to quickly build your emergency fund.

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4/12/21  Mortgage & Home
Navigating mortgage options for first-time homebuyers

First-time homebuyers may have more options for financing their home purchase than they may think, including low down-payment mortgages

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4/11/21  Credit & Loans
6 tips on how to cope with financial stress

Do you feel anxiety when you think about your finances? Often money, or rather lack of it, is only part of the problem. Learn six steps to help you feel – and be – in control with your finances.

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4/9/21  Budgeting & Saving
Overview of some of the major 2020 tax changes

A lot has changed for the 2020 tax year. Get a rundown of some of those big changes.

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4/8/21  Budgeting & Saving
Earth Day tips that save the planet (and your money)

Save money and the environment with these green tips that save you some serious cash.

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