Applying for a mortgage: Stay ahead of the game

Applying for a mortgage: Stay ahead of the game

Applying for a mortgage is often portrayed as a Byzantine process that hits you with round after round of heavy-handed demands just as you’re feeling the most stressed about snagging the house of your dreams. Looking for a way to regain a sense of control? Take the sting out of the process by lining up the documentation your mortgage lender is likely to ask for before you even begin. Read more ›

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

PenFed Earns Recognition as US Army’s Credit Union of the Year

PenFed Earns Recognition as U.S. Army's Credit Union of the Year

Fort Hood Branch to receive Distinguished Credit Union Service Award

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2016 — PenFed Credit Union will be recognized as the Army Credit Union of the Year as its branch in Fort Hood, Texas receives the Department of the Army Distinguished Credit Union Service Award.

The award will be presented at the Defense Credit Union Council’s Annual Conference in Boston, Aug. 14-17. Read more ›

Posted in: 2016, News Releases

Taking your retirement savings beyond the 401(k)

Taking your retirement savings beyond the 401(k)

If you’re contributing to your employer’s 401(k), you may think your retirement planning is done—but you may want to consider doing more to build your retirement fund, depending on your circumstances and time to retirement.

Here are a few reasons you might want to consider investing beyond your 401(k) in order to maximize your retirement fund: Read more ›

Posted in: Personal Finance

The perfect gifts for grads and dads

The perfect gifts for grads and dads

Finding the perfect gift for a remarkable milestone like a graduation or a pivotal person like your father is no easy task. You want to find a gift that will be appreciated and remembered for years to come. Today, that often means tech—the kind of devices that bring both convenience and a cool quality to modern lifestyles.

Ready to whip out your credit card and buy a gift that makes a lasting impression? These gifts for dads and grads will do the job. Read more ›

Posted in: Articles, Credit Cards

Tips for teaching teens how to budget

Tips for teaching teens how to budget

Balancing a budget can be difficult for adults—but it’s even more of a challenge for teens trying to learn to budget for the first time. Don’t wait until they’re heading off to college to talk about managing their cash. Read more ›

Posted in: Personal Finance

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