PenFed Blog http://blog.penfed.org Your Money Wed, 29 Jun 2016 04:15:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Is your Life and Long-Term Care Insurance house in order? http://blog.penfed.org/life-long-term-care-insurance/ Wed, 29 Jun 2016 04:15:19 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6942 You may not have considered life or long-term care insurance for yourself, especially if you’re younger and the cost of end-of-life care simply isn’t your biggest concern. Planning for the inevitable end can feel a bit morbid—however, planning for this

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Applying for a mortgage: Stay ahead of the game http://blog.penfed.org/applying-for-mortgage/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:00:56 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=7206 Applying for a mortgage is often portrayed as a Byzantine process that hits you with round after round of heavy-handed demands just as you’re feeling the most stressed about snagging the house of your dreams. Looking for a way to

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PenFed Earns Recognition as US Army’s Credit Union of the Year http://blog.penfed.org/penfed-earns-recognition-as-us-armys-credit-union-of-the-year/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:22:45 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=7299 Fort Hood Branch to receive Distinguished Credit Union Service Award ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2016 — PenFed Credit Union will be recognized as the Army Credit Union of the Year as its branch in Fort Hood, Texas receives the Department of the Army Distinguished

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Taking your retirement savings beyond the 401(k) http://blog.penfed.org/retirement-savings-beyond-the-401k/ Wed, 22 Jun 2016 04:15:49 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=6905 If you’re contributing to your employer’s 401(k), you may think your retirement planning is done—but you may want to consider doing more to build your retirement fund, depending on your circumstances and time to retirement. Here are a few reasons

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The perfect gifts for grads and dads http://blog.penfed.org/perfect-gifts-grads-dads/ Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:30:46 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=7151 Finding the perfect gift for a remarkable milestone like a graduation or a pivotal person like your father is no easy task. You want to find a gift that will be appreciated and remembered for years to come. Today, that

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Tips for teaching teens how to budget http://blog.penfed.org/tips-teaching-teens-budget/ Fri, 17 Jun 2016 04:15:23 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=7154 Balancing a budget can be difficult for adults—but it’s even more of a challenge for teens trying to learn to budget for the first time. Don’t wait until they’re heading off to college to talk about managing their cash. Whether

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Alamo Federal Credit Union Merges with PenFed http://blog.penfed.org/alamo-credit-union-merges-penfed/ Mon, 13 Jun 2016 23:01:54 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=7215 Many San Antonio postal workers become eligible for PenFed membership ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 13, 2016—PenFed Credit Union announced today that San Antonio’s Alamo Federal Credit Union has accepted its proposal to merge. The partnership leverages PenFed’s pricing power and leading

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PenFed Board Member Graduates with Distinction from US Army War College http://blog.penfed.org/penfed-board-member-graduates/ Mon, 13 Jun 2016 21:47:51 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=7208 ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 13, 2016— PenFed Credit Union announced today that Philip Romanelli, a member of its board of directors, graduated with distinction from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania where he earned a master’s degree in strategic

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PenFed Interns Learn Credit Union Basics over Lunch with CEO http://blog.penfed.org/penfed-interns-learn-cu-basics/ Thu, 09 Jun 2016 22:54:13 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=7179 ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 9, 2016—PenFed Credit Union President and CEO James Schenck along with Rocky Mitchell, one of PenFed’s top executives, held the first in a series of eight weekly Lunch and Learn sessions with 13 of the credit union’s

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PenFed’s Chairman of the Board to be inducted into Defense Credit Union Council Hall of Honor http://blog.penfed.org/penfeds-chairman-hall-honor/ Thu, 02 Jun 2016 20:54:04 +0000 http://blog.penfed.org/?p=7142 ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 2, 2016—PenFed Credit Union announced today that its Chairman of the Board Ed Cody has been selected for induction into the Defense Credit Union Council’s Hall of Honor. Since 2000, the Hall of Honor has served as

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