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Ready to buy a home? Discover how PenFed can help

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Buying a home is one of the biggest transitional, life-changing decisions you can make. If you’re thinking about buying a home, the very idea of it, financially, can oftentimes feel like an unobtainable dream. If you’re getting ready to sell

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6 things to consider when downsizing your home in retirement

6 things to consider when downsizing your home in retirement

If you’re heading into retirement, you want to make the most of your fixed income. One common strategy is to downside your living space. If you sell your home and move into a smaller space, you can conceivably cut your

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Questions to ask when considering an equity loan

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Taking out any kind of loan requires careful consideration, but never more so than with an equity loan that’s secured by the value of your home. Still, the low interest rates on equity loans make them appealing, and, like a

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Home buying advice for military personnel and vets

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Buying a home can be especially tricky when you’re working around military service. If you’re on active duty, you’ll be on a tight timetable for selling your current home and choosing a new one. If you’re making the transition to

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How to use your equity loan to pay for college

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No matter how old your child, it’s never too early to start thinking about how you’ll pay for college: because the sooner you start planning, the easier it will be to manage when the time comes. While building savings over

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