9 facts you should know about VA mortgages

9 facts you should know about VA mortgages

Purchasing a home can be a complicated process, especially for first-time buyers who are just learning the ropes. But one thing that doesn’t have to be overly complicated is a VA mortgage loan. Designed for veterans, these mortgages can be a great deal—especially for buyers who are struggling to save for a down payment.

VA mortgage loans have certain eligibility criteria that must be met along with program specific forms to complete prior to applying for a VA mortgage. So that you can confidently prepare yourself for the process ahead and decide if a VA mortgage is right for you, let’s walk through several of the most commonly asked questions and facts you might not know about the program. Read more ›

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Cool ways to use your equity loan for summer projects

Cool ways to use your equity loan for summer projects

A home equity loan is a natural way to use the value in your home to finance short-term expenses like home improvements or summer vacations—or both. Stay cool this summer by putting your equity to work for you with these summer project ideas from PenFed. Read more ›

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Summer road trip maintenance tips for your car

Summer road trip maintenance tips for your car

Summertime means road trip time, but before you jump in the car, you’ll want to be sure it’s in tip-top shape. A minor car problem can turn into a major car problem after driving hundreds of miles—so check it out now, before it becomes a vacation-destroying disaster. Read more ›

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Mortgage tips for summertime moves

Mortgage tips for summertime moves

Buying a house during the summer can be hectic. Summertime is high season for moving, as families scramble to sandwich their moves between school years and military personnel turn over to new assignments. Moving company schedules will be booked further out, prices will be higher, and your ability to roll with last-minute changes may be curtailed.

The summertime crunch may affect the housing market you’re moving into as well. If you’re buying a house in the summer, use these tips to get time on your side and stay ahead of the crowds. Read more ›

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The best travel rewards card features

The best travel rewards card features

While there’s no such thing as the perfect rewards card, there absolutely is such a thing as the card with rewards perfect for you. If you’ve got the travel bug, consider PenFed’s Premium Travel Rewards American Express® Card. This Card will help get you where you want to go—and reward you for what you already do. Read more ›

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