Rewarding Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Rewarding Mothers Day Gift Ideas - PenFed Your Money Blog

Tell the truth: How likely is it that you’ll be trolling the aisles of your local grocery store on Mother’s Day for an inexpensive bouquet or a box of chocolates? Don’t get caught with no gift in hand. There’s plenty of time left — Mother’s Day this year is May 17 — to buy your mother something that will make her feel honored and pampered.

The smart bet is on something you can buy with your PenFed rewards credit card, so your gift rewards your budget as well showing your appreciation for your mom.

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Posted in: Credit Cards

Credit Union Magazine honors PenFed President and CEO James Schenck 2017 Credit Union Hero of the Year

2017 Credit Union Hero Of The Year - James Schenck PenFed - CUNA

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON, DC  (May 9, 2017) – CUNA Credit Union Magazine announced today that James Schenck, President and CEO of PenFed Credit Union, will be honored as the 2017 Credit Union Hero of the Year.  Schenck believes wholeheartedly in the cooperative spirit of the credit union movement.

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Posted in: 2017, News Releases

4 Ways You Could Be Risking Your Credit Card Security

4 Ways You Could Be Risking Your Credit Card Security - PenFed YourMoney Blog

It’s important to make sure that you’re keeping your information secure and paying attention to potential risks. Are you guilty of making your credit card an easy target for any of these four common ways of stealing your credit card and personal information?

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Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Credit Cards

Outdoor Home Renovations? Think Budget And Scope

Outdoor Home Renovations? Think Budget and Scope - PenFed Your Money Blog - Nerdwallet

Many homeowners view their outdoor spaces as their own personal oases, places where they can relax, dine and spend time with their friends and loved ones. In light of this, it makes sense that homeowners consider investing in major features that will transform their outdoor areas into additional living spaces.

Like any home-renovation project, however, outdoor renovations can easily get out of control if you don’t have a good handle on how much things will cost, what your goals are and whether you’re doing the work yourself or need professional help.

Before you dive into an outdoor improvement, take these key considerations into account to help you stay on budget and ensure that your project is successful.

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Posted in: Home Equity, NerdWallet

PenFed Foundation Raises Nearly $1.5 Million for Veterans, Military Members And their Families; Honors Heroes Making a Difference

PenFed Foundation Gala 2017

TYSONS, Va., May 5, 2017 – The PenFed Foundation raised a record nearly $1.5 million last evening at its 13th Annual Night of Heroes Gala. All proceeds go towards supporting more than 35,000 Veterans, active military members and their families each year.

Nearly 800 Military, Business, Community and Government leaders attended the Washington, D.C. event which included moving tributes to three remarkable heroes making a difference on behalf of those who have served.

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Posted in: 2017, News Releases