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.

2/22/24  Budgeting & Saving
How to start saving: 7 ways to build your savings account

If you're wondering how to build your savings account effectively, implementing these tips to reduce unnecessary spending and take advantage of rewards can help you get on the right track.

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2/20/24  Budgeting & Saving
3 things you need to know about certificates

Certificates are a great way to expand your financial portfolio. Unsure of what they are and how they can benefit you? Learn about the history, safety and flexibility of certificates and why a investing in a certificate may be a smart move to help you save more.

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2/15/24  Budgeting & Saving
Should I use AI to help manage my money?

AI tools open new possibilities for how you can manage your money. Learn when and how you should consider using AI for your finances.

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2/13/24  Banking Tips
How to break up with your bank: Steps on how to switch from one financial institution to another

Unhappy with your current financial institution and wanting to make a change? Check out these steps to easily break up with your current financial institution and enhance your financial future.

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2/8/24  Budgeting & Saving
Valentine’s Day statistics: How much do Americans spend?

Learn what people like to gift each other on Valentine’s day and some tips on how to give something of real value.

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2/6/24  Mortgage & Home
Calculating your budget: How much mortgage can you afford?

If you’re in the market to buy a house with a home loan, you’ll need to assess your financial situation to calculate how much of a mortgage you can afford.

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