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.

9/14/22  Budgeting & Saving
What makes a good everyday card? 4 tips on how to compare

This guide to a good everyday card includes tips on how to compare credit card options and what to consider when using a card for everyday purchases.

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9/13/22  Budgeting & Saving
What a Fed rate increase means for savings and checking accounts

Understanding what a Fed rate increase means for savings and checking accounts can help you determine where to keep your money to maximize your returns.

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9/8/22  Banking Tips
Tips to help you determine when to combine checking accounts

If you're wondering when to combine checking accounts with your spouse or partner, it's also helpful to think about how to make the change successfully.

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9/8/22  Budgeting & Saving
5 mistakes to avoid when starting a kids savings account

Understanding five mistakes to avoid when starting a kids savings account can help you to establish an account that will benefit your children's future.

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9/7/22  Mortgage & Home
Will a new credit card affect a mortgage application?

We break down how a new credit card application before you close on a home could affect your mortgage application.

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9/7/22  Budgeting & Saving
How to start saving: 7 ways to build your account

If you're wondering how to start saving, implementing tips to cut back on spending and take advantage of rewards can help you get on the right track. 

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