9 tips on how to shop the holiday sales on a budget

9 tips on how to shop the holiday sales on a budget

It’s already holiday shopping time, and that can be an expensive proposition. But holiday shopping also means holiday sales season. With a little planning, you can still shop the sales to scoop up the deals—then sit back and enjoy the holiday season happily knowing you didn’t overspend! Here are our top tips to help you stay on budget. Read more ›

Posted in: Credit Cards

Energy Federal Credit Union Members Vote to Merge with PenFed

Energy Federal Credit Union Members Vote to Merge with PenFed

16,000 more consumers become eligible for great rates on loans and savings

TYSONS, Va., Nov. 21, 2016—By an overwhelming margin, members of Energy Federal Credit Union of Rockville, Maryland, voted to merge with America’s second-largest federal credit union, PenFed Credit Union of Tysons, Virginia. Read more ›

Posted in: 2016, News Releases

Should you buy an investment property?

Should you buy an investment property?

Real estate makes a smart investment—that part of conventional financial wisdom still holds true. But making profit from real estate isn’t about gambling on gargantuan property deals, nor is it about flipping homes. The slow, steady trickle of monthly rental income is the foundation of investing in real estate. Any appreciation in the value of the home is simply the cherry on top. Read more ›

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

9 winter driving tips for safer holiday travel

9 winter driving tips for safer holiday travel

As we head into the holiday season, many of us will be driving to visit family and friends. But while the winter season’s snowy weather can be picturesque, it can also make for treacherous driving. If you’re getting ready to hit the road, arrive at your destination safe and sound with these winter driving tips. Read more ›

Posted in: Cars

Mortgage programs for veterans and military personnel

Mortgage programs for veterans and military personnel

Veterans Day recognizes and gives thanks to all those who have sacrificed to defend our nation’s freedoms. For those who serve, making the transition from an overseas deployment mission back to a stateside assignment—or back into civilian life, poses unique demands for our men and women in uniform, their families, and veterans.

Let’s take a look at two mortgage programs offered through PenFed and the PenFed Foundation that make a difference in the lives of our country’s defenders—programs that turn the dream of homeownership into reality. Read more ›

Posted in: Holiday, Mortgages & Home Buying