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.

4/11/21  Credit & Loans
6 tips on how to cope with financial stress

Do you feel anxiety when you think about your finances? Often money, or rather lack of it, is only part of the problem. Learn six steps to help you feel – and be – in control with your finances.

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4/9/21  Budgeting & Saving
Overview of some of the major 2020 tax changes

A lot has changed for the 2020 tax year. Get a rundown of some of those big changes.

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4/8/21  Budgeting & Saving
Earth Day tips that save the planet (and your money)

Save money and the environment with these green tips that save you some serious cash.

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4/7/21  Fraud Prevention & Security
Identity thieves want your tax refund. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Learn steps to prevent falling prey to tax refund fraud and what to do if you are victimized.

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4/1/21  Banking Tips
Should you grow emergency savings or pay off debt first?

If unexpected bills arise causing you to empty your savings and max out your credit cards, learn which to take care of first.

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3/26/21  Mortgage & Home
Quick home fixes you can make prior to selling

While some homeowners may benefit from investing in full-on renovations before coming to market, for most, a few strategic, quick fixes can deliver the extra wow factor it takes to win buyer interest.

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