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10/1/14  Alliant NewsSavings & Retirement
Alliant raises its savings dividend rate to 0.80% APY

Alliant raises savings dividend to 0.80% – 6.2 times the national bank average.

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9/19/14  Savings & Retirement
Is a rollover right for you?

If you have multiple retirement plan accounts, consolidating those assets into one account can make it easier to administer and allocate your assets, track performance and make changes to your account. Learn some of the factors you should consider when making decisions about rollovers. 

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9/2/14  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtSavings & Retirement
Recent college grads: Earn an A+ in handling your finances

Most students graduate from college without a money management course. Once they enter the “real world,” it’s time for them to master their finances and get smart about handling financial challenges. Here are some pointers to help young grads on the road to economic well-being. 

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8/26/14  Savings & Retirement
Save to splurge

We wrote a couple of weeks ago about a tactic to avoid frivolous and impetuous purchases that can wreck your budget. And we write often about saving and being thrifty. But we want to remind you that sometimes it’s also OK to treat yourself to a special item or activity that you love. Allowing yourself an occasional treat is necessary to keep you from feeling deprived by your budget. Learn about how – and why – you can splurge without wrecking your budget.

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8/20/14  Savings & Retirement
One-third of Americans not saving for retirement

A new poll from bankrate.com found that 36% of Americans have no retirement savings. If you want to start – or increase – your retirement savings, we've shared some of the ways that Alliant can help you achieve greater financial security in retirement. 

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8/7/14  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Did vacation blow your budget to bits?

If you spent more than you planned on your vacation this summer – or even if you just eat out more now because of your hectic schedule of work and little league games – now is the time to sit down and reassess your budget. It’s not too late to get back on track financially!

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