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.

6/10/21  Budgeting & Saving
What’s the best financial advice you’ve received?

Life is full of lessons. Sometimes they’re self-taught but other times our parents and mentors offer a life-changing nugget of info. Some of Alliant’s savvy employees share the financial advice they’ve received.

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6/9/21  Mortgage & Home
Will a new credit card affect a mortgage application?

We break down how a new credit card application before you close on a home could affect your mortgage application.

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6/8/21  Banking Tips
Share certificate vs. CD (certificate of deposit)

Why does Alliant have share certificates and not certificates of deposit? Here's how a share certificate is similar and how it can help you reach your financial goals.

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6/3/21  Banking Tips
How to choose a bank that fits your lifestyle

There’s more to consider than a flashy promotional deal when choosing where to bank. Learn how to decide which financial institution is best for your lifestyle.

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6/2/21  Budgeting & Saving
Teaching kids to save money

Check out these tips so your child can go into the world as a savvy saver.

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6/1/21  Budgeting & Saving
Should you refinance your car loan?

Research suggests that Americans could reduce their loan rate up to 2%, lowering their payments each month and saving them thousands on interest. Find out if refinancing your car loan makes sense for you and how you can make it happen.

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