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.

11/22/22  Credit & Loans
Fed rate increases and credit cards: What’s the relationship?

Learn more about Fed rate increases and credit cards — is there a relationship and is there anything you can do to protect your finances?

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11/16/22  Budgeting & Saving
How much are Americans spending this holiday season?

Gifts. Decorations. Travel. There are so many fun things to spend money on this time of year. But just how much are Americans spending this holiday season? Let's take a look.

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How to Budget for Holiday Spending

Find out how to budget for holiday spending so you can find gifts for your loved ones without going overboard and negatively impacting your finances.

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11/14/22  Banking Tips
IRA and 401(k) contribution limits for 2023

The IRS has announced contribution limits for individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and 401(k) accounts for 2023.

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11/9/22  Credit & Loans
Will a personal loan help or hurt my credit score?

A personal loan could help or hurt your credit. Before you apply for a personal loan, it's a good idea to understand your credit score and how a personal loan could affect it.

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11/1/22  Credit & Loans
6 things you want to know about personal loans

Personal loans could be a quick way to get cash but how do they work, what can they be used for, and is it the right loan for you? Here are some answers.

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