Tune up your financial records

Tune up your financial records

It’s crunch time: You’re deployed, and your spouse needs to fund a major repair for the house. Or maybe you just walked in the door from a romantic date night dinner only to find your credit card isn’t in your wallet, and the restaurant says they haven’t found it. Moments like these make updated financial files worth their weight in gold. Being able to easily access your financial details during a major decision process or financial crisis dials back stress levels to let you get down to the business at hand.

Read more ›

Posted in: Personal Finance

7 steps to building a complete back-to-school budget

7 steps to building a complete back-to-school budget

If you’re so good at sniffing out great deals on college rule paper and No. 10 pencils every August, how does the cost of launching the kids into another school year keep managing to drain your wallet dry? Word of advice: It’s not that packet of pencil-tip erasers that sends your budget over the top. Smart back-to-school budgeting means bracing yourself for an onslaught of school start-up expenses.

Read more ›

Posted in: Saving Money

Card Hub’s Top Picks for Best “Gas” and “Travel Rewards” Credit Cards for 2014

Card Hub’s Top Picks for Best “Gas” and “Travel Rewards” Credit Cards for 2014

Summer travel is in full swing, and if you are looking for a companion credit card that will keep pace with your travel activities and wanderings, here are two top picks we would like you to consider—the PenFed Platinum Rewards Visa Signature® Card and the PenFed Premium Travel Rewards American Express® Card.

Read more ›

Posted in: Credit Cards

What Is An 80/10/10 Mortgage Program?

What Is An 80/10/10 Mortgage Program?

The dream of homeownership can be realized with the right combination of desire, credit worthiness and down payment capabilities. Some purchase with cash and others find that they need to take out a home mortgage. Financial institutions provide mortgage loans to help qualified buyers purchase property under the stipulation that the loan amount will be paid off with interest later.

Read more ›

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

4 opportunities to advance your military or civilian career

 

4 opportunities to advance your military or civilian career

Crossing your fingers and waiting for the next promotion isn’t enough to boost you up today’s career development ladder. This weekend offers a golden opportunity to take your career to the next level at RallyPoint 2014, the military’s premier professional networking conference. It’s not too late to plan to attend this top-rung conference on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.

Read more ›

Posted in: Personal Finance

PenFed Visa Gold Card

Archives