Banking Tips

Learn more about banking digitally with credit union deposit accounts like checking, savings and certificates.

9/28/22  Banking Tips
What to look for in a savings account

The features of a savings account can vary, so look them over carefully when choosing a savings account. Pay particular attention to interest rates and fees.

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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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9/6/22  Banking Tips
College students: How to find low-cost internet and affordable laptops

Are you a college student looking for a reduced-price laptop or desktop computer for school? Here are resources to find affordable digital devices and low-cost internet services.

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8/31/22  Banking Tips
NCUA vs. FDIC: When you know how it works, you can “rest insured”

The National Credit Union Association (NCUA) provides credit union members no-worry coverage up to $250,000 on deposit accounts, just like the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) does customers of traditional banks. 

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8/24/22  Banking Tips
Share certificate vs. CD (certificate of deposit)

Why does Alliant have share certificates and not certificates of deposit? Here's how a share certificate is similar and how it can help you reach your financial goals.

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8/17/22  Banking Tips
Every question you’ve ever had about checking accounts

If you are wondering about high-rate checking, NCUA insurance or how to avoid fees, we break down your common questions and how checking accounts work.

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