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.

2/1/24  Fraud Prevention & Security
Identity thieves want your tax refund. Here’s how to protect yourself

Identity theft and tax fraud have been growing problems for years. While there are security measures in place by the IRS, here are some tips on how to help protect yourself from tax fraud this tax season.

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1/30/24  Credit & Loans
When should I take advantage of a balance transfer offer?

Balance transfers can be a great option for those trying to pay down debt. Learn more about what to consider and what to look for in a balance transfer offer.

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1/25/24  Mortgage & Home
A guide to credit union home loans: What you need to know

Not sure about the differences between bank and credit union mortgages? Explore this guide to learn everything you need to know about credit union home loans.

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1/23/24  Budgeting & Saving
3 easy money saving challenges to jumpstart your saving goals

Started out on the wrong foot with your 2024 saving goals? Don’t give up yet. Here are three money saving challenges to jumpstart to help get your saving goals back on track.

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1/18/24  Fraud Prevention & Security
How to protect yourself from financial phone scams

With so many financial phone scams out there, learn what warning signs you should look out for and how to protect yourself if a scammer targets you.

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1/16/24  Budgeting & Saving
Return to office: How to spend less on your commute

With many employees working a fully in-office or hybrid position, commuting costs are on many people’s mind. Learn how much people spend commuting and how to save on yours.

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