Scam Alert [Ebay, Craigslist, Etsy]

Online Scam Alert

Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) has become aware of an internet scam used to defraud online sellers using false wire transfer notifications that appear to come from PenFed. In executing the scam, the scammers will offer to purchase expensive items

Posted in: 2017, Avoiding Scams & Fraud, News Releases

6 things you need to know before signing up for a wholesale club

Depending on how you shop, wholesale clubs can save you money or cost you money. These huge warehouse stores sell items in bulk quantities, usually at a good discount from your local supermarket. However, there’s a snag: they all require

Posted in: Credit Cards

10 Terms Every Homebuyer Should Know

Buying a house is a common undertaking for many Americans, but it’s also one of the most complicated — not to mention costly — purchases adults will ever make. It’s important to understand these 10 essential terms so you understand how

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

Clean credit habits that demonstrate financial reliability

Your credit profile, based on your credit history, reaches further into your life than you might think. Your credit history can influence whether or not you are approved for a vehicle loan or credit card. It can even make or

Posted in: Personal Finance, Saving Money

What spouses and surviving spouses should know about VA mortgages

If you’re shopping for a house, a VA mortgage can be a low cost way to get into a new home. Designed for veterans and current members of the military, these loans have competitive interest rates and require no down

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying