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What are closing costs and how can I reduce them?

What are closing costs and how can I avoid themmtg-closing-costs-header-blog

When you’re planning on buying your first home, you’ve probably considered the amount you need to save up for your down payment, but that may not be all you need to pay. To finalize your home purchase, there will be

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying, Personal Finance

How to protect yourself from credit card fraud

How to protect yourself from credit card fraud

Credit card fraud and identity theft are always a risk, no matter how careful you are with your personal information. But you shouldn’t wait until you run into trouble to start thinking about how to protect yourself from fraud. With

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Credit Cards, Personal Finance

Stay Ahead of Card Fraud with PenFed Card Security Text Alerts

Stay ahead of card fraud with PenFed Card Security Text Alerts

When your card security is at risk, every minute counts. That’s why PenFed has a quick, convenient way to alert you so that you can verify your purchase activity when suspicious activity is detected on your PenFed Visa or MasterCard

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Credit Cards, Personal Finance

Savvy banking services you should be using now to protect yourself from credit card fraud

Savvy banking services you should be using now to protect yourself from credit card fraud

Though there are plenty of common sense tips that can help you avoid credit card fraud and identity theft, there are some services your financial institution may offer that could help, too. Some of these high-tech features can stop fraud

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Credit Cards, Personal Finance

Common fraud schemes and how to avoid them

Common fraud schemes and how to avoid them

It’s no secret that thieves and hackers want your personal information, but if you’re familiar with some of the more common theft scenarios, you’ll also know how to avoid them. We’ll walk you through different ways your information might be

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Credit Cards, Personal Finance

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