The Money Mentor Blog
12/8/17  Grab Bag
What is AD&D insurance and how to get $2,000 of free coverage

If you want to supplement your family’s income in case of your death or specific types of catastrophic injury in an accident, an accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance policy may be a good option. And Alliant members 18+ can sign up for $2,000 of TruStage Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance at no cost, just for being a member!

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11/30/17  Grab Bag
Tips to travel cheap in ski country

Read about how a little planning can help you save big on your next ski trip.

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11/16/17  Up Your Security IQ
5 tips for safe online shopping this holiday season

Online shopping is convenient, but it’s not without its headaches. Scammers can use the busy online shopping season to take advantage of unsuspecting customers. Here are a few ways to protect yourself.

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11/9/17  Grab BagSmart Spending Tips
Do you need trip insurance for your vacation?

If you’re wondering whether to buy trip insurance for your next vacation, check out this summary of what trip insurance can cover and when it’s worth the cost. 

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11/1/17  Savings & Retirement
IRA and 401(k) contribution limits for 2018

Learn about adjustments the IRS has announced to retirement plan contribution limits for the 2018 tax year.

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10/20/17  Grab Bag
Estimating medical costs for 2018:  Part 2 – Types of medical expenses to plan for

It’s annual benefit enrollment time, which means you're likely trying to estimate your out-of-pocket medical costs for the coming year to can make sure the contributions to your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and/or Health Savings Account (HSA) are as accurate as possible. Let's review a few of the costs you should consider when estimating your medical expenditures for next year.

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