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.

9/30/21  Mortgage & Home
How your credit score affects your mortgage rate

Multiple factors impact your mortgage interest rate, including your credit score. Check out these tips and resources so you can better understand how your credit score impacts your mortgage rate.

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9/29/21  Budgeting & Saving
Can a personal escrow account help you budget?

Learn how adding a personal escrow account to your budget can make it easier to save for and pay your recurring expenses.

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9/22/21  Budgeting & Saving
3 types of accounts for smart savers

If you have different savings goals, you may need different types of deposit accounts to get you there. Check out your options to maximize your savings.

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9/21/21  Credit & Loans
Life hack: How to use credit cards like cash

When used wisely, credit cards can be a beneficial way to boost your credit score, keep your personal accounts secure and even earn you extra rewards!

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9/20/21  Banking Tips
What are the advantages of a credit union?

Credit unions put members first. But what does that mean for you? Find out about all the benefits of banking with a credit union.

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9/17/21  Budgeting & Saving
How to budget for big expenses

We all have big savings goals on our horizon. Here are some tips to help you make those goals a reality.

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