Best gadgets that you and your car will love

Best gadgets that you and your car will love

Valentine’s Day offers a sweet opportunity to show a little love and appreciation for your trusty set of wheels. Your hard-working vehicle gets you everywhere you need to be, but chasing technological advances can outpace a budget very quickly—therefore, it’s always good to know which accessories are the best values for your money. If you’re ready to invest in new accessories for your vehicle, here are some that will add convenience and comfort to your drive—and value to your car. Read more ›

Posted in: Cars

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 from online forums (ex. eBay, Craigslist, Etsy, etc). They will then send an email with a wire transfer notification using some variation of the PenFed name and request shipment of the goods based on this receipt without ever transferring the funds. 

If you are a victim of internet fraud, please contact your local law enforcement.  

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

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

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 a membership fee of around $50 per year. While that isn’t a huge cost, before you sign up, you have to ask yourself –is it really worth it? Read more ›

Posted in: Credit Cards

Valor Federal Credit Union Members Vote to Merge with PenFed

Valor Federal Credit Union Members Vote to Merge with PenFed

TYSONS, Va., Feb. 7, 2017 – Members of Valor Federal Credit Union of Scranton, Pa., voted to merge with America’s second-largest federal credit union, PenFed Credit Union of Tysons, Va. The vast majority of the members were in favor of the merger. Read more ›

Posted in: 2017, News Releases

Veterans Affairs Senior Advisor Brian Hawthorne Joins PenFed Foundation Leadership Team

PenFed News Release

TYSONS, Va., Feb. 6—The PenFed Foundation announced today that Brian Hawthorne, a former senior advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Strategic Messaging and White House Liaison with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has been selected to serve as the organization’s director of communications and development. Read more ›

Posted in: 2017, News Releases