Teens with summer jobs might be earning their own money for the first time — but it won’t be the last. The money habits they learn now could last for decades. Here’s how to help your teen make the most of a job and those… Read more › The post Help Your Teen Use Summer Job Earnings Wisely appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Habits can be hard to break, but certain travel-planning tendencies could be costing you. To help you save money, we’ve identified five mistakes you won’t want to make again. Mistake 1: Not logging in Your casual travel browsing could be working against you.… Read more › The post To Travel Cheap, Steer Clear of These Booking Flubs appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Are your finances already wilting under the summer sun? Refresh your balance with the supercooled blast of a personal loan. A personal loan gives you the wiggle room you need to tackle those special projects, keep plugging away at school,… Read more › The post 6 Ways To Put Your Personal Loan To Work This Summer appeared first on PenFed Blog.
One of the best ways to save money on a flight is to plan ahead. But sometimes, you don’t have the luxury of advance notice. Here’s how to find cheap last-minute flights, whether you’re traveling for a family emergency, a… Read more › The post How to Save Money on Last-Minute Flights appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Temperatures are on the rise and summer is here. While staying indoors with the air conditioner blasting is one way to deal with the heat, taking a dip in your own swimming pool is a better one. If you don’t… Read more › The post Beat The Heat By Building Your Own Pool This Summer appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Just signed the check for the down payment on your first home? Don’t put your checkbook away yet. First-time homeowners need to be aware that they are now acting as their own landlord and will run into expenses associated with… Read more › The post 8 Things First-time Homebuyers Need To Consider appeared first on PenFed Blog.
TYSONS, Va., June 26, 2017 – The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today presented PenFed Credit Union President and CEO James Schenck with its 2017 Credit Union Hero of the Year Award at the America’s Credit Union Conference in… Read more › The post PenFed President and CEO James Schenck Receives 2017 Credit Union Hero of the Year Award at America’s Credit Union Conference appeared firs...
College prepares students to be everything from accountants and teachers to government workers and health care technicians, but not all students learn basic money management skills. Here’s advice for this year’s graduates on how to succeed financially. 1. Use a… Read more › The post Class of 2017: Get a Jump on Adulthood With These 7 Tips appeared first on PenFed Blog.
If your budget feels a little snug around the waistline and you’ve been wondering how to loosen up a notch or two, consider refinancing into an adjustable rate mortgage. Because the interest rate of an ARM adjusts over time, this… Read more › The post Are You Paying Too Much For Your Mortgage? appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Planning ahead is hard when you’re broke. But planning ahead may be the best way to stop being broke and start building a solid financial future. People who have a strategy tend to save more money and be financially healthier… Read more › The post This Money Habit Makes All the Difference appeared first on PenFed Blog.
If you’ve been wondering if Dad really does need a new wallet this Father’s Day — maybe an RFID-blocking wallet to protect his credit card data? — you can probably relax. Sellers of anti-RFID wallets are making a mint on… Read more › The post Is An Anti-RFID Wallet The Perfect Father’s Day Gift? appeared first on PenFed Blog.
PenFed Recognized by U.S. Treasury’s Financial Intelligence Unit for Award-Winning Compliance Efforts Helping Law Enforcement Prosecute Significant Criminal Case TYSONS, Va., June 15, 2017 – PenFed Credit Union has been recognized by the United States Treasury’s financial intelligence unit… Read more › The post PenFed Recognized by U.S. Treasury’s Financial Intelligence Unit for Award-Winning C...
It’s almost Father’s Day, which means you’re probably racking you brain for great gifts for Dad. So let’s start with something he loves: his car. Here are some must-haves for Dad’s car, just in time for Father’s day. For charging… Read more › The post The Best Car Accessory Gifts For Dad This Father’s Day appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Summertime moves can be challenging for families. The kids are out of school and begging you to drive them to this friend’s house or that movie right when you need to be home packing boxes. It’s enough to make you… Read more › The post Successful Summertime Moves With Children appeared first on PenFed Blog.
It’s graduation season, and if you’re racking your brain for the perfect graduation gift, we have some suggestions. Give the gift they want with a gift card Though they have a bad reputation as a thoughtless gift, you’ll find most… Read more › The post Buy The Perfect Gift For Your Graduate appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Kids are expensive, and estimating how much you’ll spend on your first bundle of joy is tricky. There are diapers, clothing, furniture, food and toys to think of, as well as costs that may not spring immediately to mind, like… Read more › The post 4 Ways To Manage The Cost Of Raising A Baby appeared first on PenFed Blog.
PenFed Credit Union has been made aware of several cyber scams that are using PenFed’s name in an attempt to defraud victims. The following web addresses and email addresses being used in these scams are not official communications from PenFed.… Read more › The post Scam Alert: Internet Scams Using PenFed’s Name appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Something modest yet still fun, affordable without being miserly — giving a car as a gift can be a challenging proposition, even for the proud parent of a high school or college graduate. Fortunately, several car models rise to the… Read more › The post The Best 2017 Cars To Give Your Graduate appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Any college student knows how much of a burden student loans can be. The average college graduate carries $37,000 in student loan debt, which can be a major hurdle to meeting future financial goals. However, like any loan, student loans… Read more › The post How To Shop For Student Loan Refinancing appeared first on PenFed Blog.
Who wants to spend Memorial Day weekend slogging through crowded car lots and showrooms? Memorial Day auto sales definitely offer deals worth getting out of the house for, but nobody wants to waste an entire holiday weekend on the business… Read more › The post 3 Ways To Prepare For Memorial Day Auto Sales appeared first on PenFed Blog.
It’s easy to be intimidated by personal finance, but don’t be afraid. With a little common sense — and some work on a budget spreadsheet — you can become a financial pro in no time at all. We have 7… Read more › The post 7 Tips To Help Millennials Improve Their Financial Literacy appeared first on PenFed Blog.