News Release: PenFed’s Promise Visa® Card Receives A+ Transparency Score Accolade from MagnifyMoney.com

PenFed’s Promise Visa® Card Receives A+ Transparency Score Accolade from MagnifyMoney.com

Disclosure of the interest rate “upfront” before the customer applies, and no “gotcha” fees, are two differentiating, key features that make the Promise Visa® Card a leader in simplicity, transparency, and sustainability.

ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 24, 2014 PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union) today announced that a recent Transparency Score evaluation conducted by MagnifyMoney.com awarded its highest grade, an A+, to the PenFed Promise Visa® Card. The evaluation recognizes the Promise Card for being a leader in simplicity, transparency, and sustainability.

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Posted in: 2014, Press Releases

What does a home inspection include?

What does a home inspection include?

Before you commit to a hefty down payment and decades of payments for a new house, shouldn’t you know exactly what condition it’s in? An objective home inspection can save your hide by uncovering problems before you sign on the dotted line. You hope this house is the home of your dreams — but is it? Or is that only what the seller and the real estate agent are telling you?

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Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

Change your financial game by joining a credit union

What’s a credit union, you ask? It’s your financial game-changing moment. That’s what!

A game-changing moment is the realization that an extraordinary, life-changing event is about to happen—or just happened. In one perfect and inspirational nanosecond, your path to financial enlightenment just went from ordinary to, well, quite frankly, to something rather cool and interesting. Read more ›

Posted in: Credit Unions, Personal Finance, Saving Money

News Release: PenFed Credit Union Gives Back to Pay it Forward

Powerful examples can make what previously seemed unattainable a conceivable reality

Alexandria, Va., October 22, 2014—Three top Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) executives—CEO James Schenck, CFO Roderick “Rocky” Mitchell, and COO Kevyn Myers, joined some of the nation’s leading scientists, engineers and mathematicians in New York City for a gala celebration of the 40th anniversary of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Oct. 15. Read more ›

Posted in: 2014, Press Releases

Why you should consider online banking

Why you should consider online banking

There’s something comfortably familiar about walking into a bank branch and talking with a teller. No matter what you need, you know whoever’s behind the teller’s desk will be able to help you — and that you won’t be required to jump through any technical hoops to get that help. This sense of comfort is precisely what keeps many individuals visiting branch offices instead of taking their banking online. But the truth is that online banking doesn’t have to be intimidating: in fact, it it’s pretty easy to use and it can be much more convenient than visiting your local branch.

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