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Alliant Named One of NerdWallet’s Best Banks of 2019


Alliant Credit Union is ranked as one of NerdWallet’s best banks in America for the third year in a row.

NerdWallet, a personal finance website and app, compared finance products and services in order to help consumers make smart financial decisions, and recognized Alliant as a NerdWallet 2019 "Best-Of" Award winner in the categories of Best Banks, Best Banks for Savings and Best Banks for Checking. Alliant was the only financial institution to be recognized in all three banking awards categories.

“Many credit unions offer better interest rates than banks do, but they also may have narrow membership requirements and less polished technology. But Alliant Credit Union combines the best of both worlds with broad membership criteria, great rates and a good tech experience,” NerdWallet writes.

Alliant received the 2019 honors during NerdWallet’s inaugural Nerd100 summit Jan. 15 in San Francisco. The event brought together the best of the best across personal finance industries like banking, credit cards and mortgages.

MONEY Magazine, CNBC, the Simple Dollar and other outlets also have recently recognized Alliant and its banking products as some of the best in the country.

About Alliant

Alliant Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with more than 400,000 members and over $10 billion in assets. Headquartered in Chicago and founded in 1935, Alliant is the largest credit union in Illinois and one of the largest credit unions in the United States. As a digital credit union, Alliant’s mission is to provide members consistently superior financial value while simplifying and enabling how people save, borrow and pay. Find out more at

About NerdWallet
NerdWallet is on a mission to provide clarity for all of life's financial decisions. As a personal finance website and app, NerdWallet provides consumers with personalized, unbiased and actionable insights so they can make smart money moves. From finding the best credit card to buying a house to investing their next dollar, and more, NerdWallet is there to help consumers make financial decisions with confidence. Consumers have free access to our expert content and comparison shopping marketplaces, plus a data-driven membership experience, which helps them stay on top of their finances and save them time and money, giving them the freedom to do more. For more information, visit

Media contact:
Maggie Tomasek
Social Media & PR Specialist
Alliant Credit Union
(773) 462-3958
[email protected]

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