Housing Outlook, 2016

Housing Outlook 2016

Prices in most cities are rising moderately, but tight supply is holding back buyers and sellers.

By Pat Mertz Esswein
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
January 2016

Justin Abbott bought a condo in downtown Omaha before he sold his suburban home. After more than a decade of head-snapping ups and downs, the housing market has settled into a steadier, less-spectacular groove. In 2015, home prices nationally rose 4%, following a 6.4% hike in 2014, according to Clear Capital, a provider of real estate data and analysis. Kiplinger forecasts that home prices will moderate even more in 2016, rising 3%—at the low end of the historical range. Read more ›

Posted in: Articles, Mortgages & Home Buying, Personal Finance

The Most-Overlooked Tax Deductions

The Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Years ago, the fellow running the IRS told Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine that he figured millions of taxpayers overpaid their taxes every year by overlooking just one of the money-savers listed here. Read more ›

Posted in: Articles, Personal Finance, Saving Money

Pentagon Federal Credit Union Brownie Points Giveaway Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ALL ENTRIES HAVE AN EQUAL CHANCE OF WINNING. 

  1. Eligibility: The Pentagon Federal Credit Union (“PenFed”) Brownie Points Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is open to all legal residents of the 50 U.S. and D.C., 18 or older as of January 25, 2016. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited. Employees, officers, directors, agents, and representatives of PenFed and its subsidiaries, and each of their immediate family members (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) and individuals living in the same households of each of these individuals, whether related or not, of the above are not eligible to enter or win.

Read more ›

Posted in: Special Events

6 Steps to Saving for Retirement in Your 20s and 30s

Retire Rich: 6 Steps to Saving for Retirement in Your 20s and 30s

Take advantage of the decades you have before retirement to establish good savings habits and benefit from the magic of compounding.

By Stacy Rapacon
Contributing Writer for @Kiplinger
January 20, 2016

When you’re young and vigorous, retirement seems far off. Bills due today are far more demanding than a goal you won’t reach for decades. But putting off saving is a mistake. Read more ›

Posted in: Articles, Personal Finance, Saving Money

PenFed Opens Second Branch Location in Capital of Guam

PenFed Opens Second Branch Location in Capital of Guam

Hagatna branch enhances member service with greater public access and high-tech design

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 14, 2016—While the grand opening ceremonies are more than a week away, PenFed Credit Union’s newest branch in Hagatna, Guam is already open for business. PenFed chose to open its newest branch in the professional offices of the scenic 88,000 square feet GCIC Building, centrally located in the heart of the island’s main business area. Read more ›

Posted in: 2016, News Releases

PenFed Visa Gold Card

Archives