PenFed Blog http://blog.penfed.org Your Money Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:59:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Should you refinance your car? http://blog.penfed.org/should-you-refinance-your-car/ Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:05:40 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6647 Refinancing your auto loan at the right time can save you money in all the right places, from the amount you pay every month to the overall cost of your car. You can even use an auto refi to effectively

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Top 5 reasons to take out a home equity line of credit http://blog.penfed.org/5-reasons-take-out-heloc/ Wed, 27 Apr 2016 04:05:12 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6787 If you’re in need of cash to cover major expenses, you might consider maxing out your credit cards or taking out a high interest loan but these may not be your best options. If you’re a homeowner, you have another

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PenFed Foundation Contributes $100K to Military Officers Association of America Financial Education Effort http://blog.penfed.org/penfed-foundation-contributes-100k-moaa/ Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:36:06 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6804 ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22, 2016—The PenFed Foundation donated $100,000 to the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Military Family Initiative, which will launch a cooperative military financial education effort later this year. MOAA plans to deliver financial education content tailored

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Plug into a new hybrid or electric car http://blog.penfed.org/hybrid-electric-car/ Fri, 22 Apr 2016 04:05:39 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6572 Earth Day has been linked to campaigns for eco-conscious driving and better gas mileage for so many years now that the annual event almost automatically makes people think about hybrid and electric vehicles. Yet these days, driving an alternative fuel

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Why you should consolidate your debt with a bill consolidation loan http://blog.penfed.org/consolidate-debt/ Wed, 20 Apr 2016 04:05:24 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6447 Fortunately, there’s a way to simplify your finances and lower your interest rates with a PenFed Bill Consolidation Loan. With a PenFed Bill Consolidation Loan, you get a single, fixed-rate loan which you can use to pay off your debt

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Making responsible financial decisions with an inheritance http://blog.penfed.org/responsible-financial-decisions/ Mon, 18 Apr 2016 04:01:43 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6452 Deciding how to handle an inheritance can stump even those who saw it coming and thought they had a solid plan. The difference between what you ought to do with a large sum of money and what you would like

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National Credit Union Administration’s Chief of Staff to Join PenFed Team http://blog.penfed.org/ncua-chief-staff-join-penfed-team/ Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:30:12 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6641 Steve Bosack to serve as Special Advisor to President and CEO James Schenck ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 15, 2016—PenFed Credit Union President and CEO James Schenck announced today that Steve Bosack will join the PenFed team as his Special Advisor, effective

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Budget to build your emergency fund http://blog.penfed.org/budget-build-emergency-fund/ Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:05:18 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6450 Wouldn’t you feel better about your finances if you knew you had a financial safety net to fall back on during tough times? Building a solid emergency fund prevents life’s little emergencies from dragging you further into debt. And, a

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Use a PenFed Rewards card to make the most of Mother’s Day http://blog.penfed.org/use-penfed-rewards-mothers-day/ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 04:05:50 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6445 Just look at how the calendar has flown by. It’s nearly Mother’s Day, which falls on Sunday, May 8, this year. Instead of letting it sneak up on you why not start planning right now? Even if you don’t have

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PenFed Announces Promotion of Associate General Counsel http://blog.penfed.org/promotion-associate-general-counsel/ Tue, 12 Apr 2016 22:43:58 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6581 Stanley Spence assumes senior vice president role ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 12, 2016—PenFed Credit Union is pleased to announce the promotion of Vice President and Associate General Counsel Stanley Spence to senior vice president. In nearly 32 years with PenFed, Spence

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