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.

3/8/23  Mortgage & Home
What factors can affect your ability to get a mortgage?

Understanding what factors can affect getting a mortgage is helpful when you're preparing to purchase a home and apply for this type of loan. Learn more.

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3/7/23  Fraud Prevention & Security
Spotting the FTC’s most reported crypto scams

Spotting the FTC's most reported crypto scams can protect you from those who want to prey on your finances. Get the details on the most common crypto scams.

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1/20/23  Fraud Prevention & Security
How to tell if someone is using your identity

To protect yourself from fraud, explore how to tell if someone is using your identity and learn tips to keep identity thieves from causing you financial harm.

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1/11/23  Fraud Prevention & Security
3 reasons to report money scams to government agencies

Falling prey to a financial scam is a scary and frustrating experience. Find out why you should report money scams to U.S. government agencies when they happen. 

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1/4/23  Budgeting & Saving
7 ways to use your bonus effectively this year

When you receive a bonus at work, it makes sense to spend it wisely. Check out some of our best tips to help you use the cash more effectively this year. 

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12/27/22  Fraud Prevention & Security
How to spot scams on dating apps and protect yourself from scammers

When you are looking for love, be sure you know how to spot scams on dating apps to avoid the heartbreak, and protect your finances and property from scammers.

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