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.

3/4/21  Banking Tips
How to pay for tax bills you weren’t expecting

Learn how to better prepare for unexpected tax bills, and what to do if you receive one.

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2/25/21  Banking Tips
Building your better financial future in the new year

Discover small steps you can take today to prepare yourself for a brighter financial future.

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2/24/21  Budgeting & Saving
Yes! Money actually buys happiness, but it depends how you use it

Find out when money actually can make you happier, when it can’t boost your self-esteem, and how you can squeeze the most joy out of every dollar.

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2/23/21  Budgeting & Saving
5 ways saving money can boost your mental health

Saving money isn’t just about the balance in your account, it’s the freedom to live life fully, without the worry of the unknown.

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2/17/21  Budgeting & Saving
The dollar bill: believe it or not

A dollar is the basic monetary unit in the United States, but how much do you really know about it? Here are some basic and interesting facts about this important note of legal tender.

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2/16/21  Credit & Loans
Learn why verifying your credit score is super helpful

Even if you’re not applying for a loan, there are four reasons to check your credit score each year. Check out our list and learn where to check your credit score officially and safely for free.

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