Banking Tips

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

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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8/10/22  Banking Tips
How to choose a teen debit card: What age can you get a debit card?

The best debit cards for teenagers offer easy transfers, parental monitoring and spending limits. Learn what else to look for when getting a teen checking account.

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8/3/22  Banking Tips
A teacher’s guide: Low-cost internet and affordable laptops for students

Do you have a student who needs a reduced-price laptop or desktop computer to complete their homework? Here are resources to find affordable digital devices and low-cost internet services.

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