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4/7/15  Grab BagSavings & Retirement
Flat Austin visits Alliant for National Youth Credit Union Month

If there are kids in your life, you may have already participated in a school project related to Jeff Brown’s <em>Flat Stanley</em> books.The nephew of one of our bloggers recently sent her a "Flat Austin" and she brought him to visit Alliant. Found out what Flat Austin saw at Alliant headquarters and what he learned talking to our Chicago branch manager. 

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2/23/15  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtHousingSavings & Retirement
This America Saves Week: Take Your Financial Future into Your Own Hands

We are pleased to participate in America Saves Week – a week dedicated to sharing ways for those in the Alliant family to save more than ever. Start now by reading through this article from Katie Bryan at America Saves to learn more about taking your financial future into your own hands.

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2/19/15  Savings & Retirement
Have you left retirement assets at past jobs?  Know your rollover options

Your retirement plan may offer you several options for managing your retirement plan assets when you change jobs or retire. Understanding these choices will help you make the right decision. Learn more about the options available to you after you change jobs. 

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2/17/15  Savings & Retirement
Planning for retirement in your 60s

In Part Five of our five-part series on saving for retirement at different ages, we examine retirement planning strategies for those in their 60s. Learn about the benefits of working through at least part of your 60s and how you can get accurate estimates of your future Social Security benefits and some of the factors involved in deciding when to file for Social Security. 

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2/10/15  Savings & Retirement
Saving for retirement in your 50s

In Part Four of our five-part series, we discuss retirement savings strategies for those in their 50s. Learn about tax-advantaged catch-up contributions, consolidation of "orphaned" 401(k) accounts from previous employers, and how your empty nest can help you to save more for your retirement. 

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1/27/15  Savings & Retirement
Saving for retirement in your 30s

In your 30s and feeling like you're lagging behind in your retirement savings? Learn about the advantages of starting your retirement savings efforts now, why company matches are so valuable, and why increasing your retirement contributions might not cause as much pocketbook pain as you think it will. 

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