Financial News & Advice

Summer is in full swing, which can only mean one thing – adventures ahoy! Family vacations, beach trips, concerts and blockbuster movies all lie ahead. But with an average of $2,000 spent on vacations, summer [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|Smart Spending|

Dollars for Doers Doubles Down on Donations!

By | April 1st, 2017|Navy Federal Happenings|

Navy Federal is celebrating the 15th year of our Dollars for Doers grant program – an initiative aimed at celebrating our team members’ commitment to serving the communities where they live and work! The program [...]

Superior Service and Savings: The Benefits of Credit Union Membership

By | March 24th, 2017|Off the Press|

It’s not every day that you get to join an award-winning podcast broadcasting “live from Joe’s mom’s basement!” This month I had the pleasure of joining Stacking Benjamins co-host Joe Saul-Sehy and colleagues in the [...]

3 Investing Lessons From Your College Basketball Bracket

By | March 22nd, 2017|Wallet Watch|

You did your research. You analyzed the players, teams, coaches and match-ups. You made all the right picks – or so you thought. But after just a few games, your bracket is busted! What gives? [...]

How You Can Refinance Your VA Loan

By | March 20th, 2017|Home Front|

What is a VA IRRRL? One of the biggest benefits of serving in the military is the VA loan. If you have an existing VA loan and want to refinance your mortgage – you’re in [...]

Tip of the Spear: New Branch Serving Carlisle Barracks

By | March 17th, 2017|Navy Federal Happenings|

The U.S. Army describes Carlisle Barracks as “an outpost of pride and military tradition and the most strategic 500 acres in the Army.” Established in 1757 with the help of Benjamin Franklin, it is the second [...]

5 Ways to Find Your Pot of Gold Without Overextending Your Budget

By | March 16th, 2017|Wallet Watch|

We’re always searching for a little extra wiggle room in the budget, whether it be for a special splurge or for everyday expenses. But here’s good news: that elusive pot of gold may not be [...]

Navy Federal Money Minute: January – February Recap

By | March 16th, 2017|Off the Press|

We kicked off 2017 answering some of your biggest financial questions. Check out personal finance expert Jeanette Mack’s answers in our most recent Navy Federal Money Minute segments. When to open a Money Market account: [...]

How Your Credit Card Can Be Your Most Powerful Budgeting Tool

By | March 6th, 2017|Smart Spending|

It’s refreshing to leave the office now and again, especially on a sunny and 65-degree day in Washington, D.C. in the middle of winter. In January, I had the opportunity to be a guest on [...]

Flex Your Financial Fitness for This Year’s NFL Combine

By | March 4th, 2017|Smart Spending|

Over the last few days, we’ve seen some of the world’s top athletes compete at the NFL Combine. Their physical and mental toughness is built over years leading up to the event. Many of the [...]

A Simple Guide to Planning For Retirement

By | March 2nd, 2017|Wallet Watch|

If you were asked to visualize retirement, what would you see? You may see yourself living on a beachfront property, cruising around in your dream car or even turning your favorite hobby into a business. [...]

6 Days of Saving: Supporting Military Savers

By | March 2nd, 2017|Wallet Watch|

Each year, we recognize Military Saves Week to promote good money management and savings habits for those who serve. It’s our way of helping raise awareness of the importance of paying yourself first.  Servicemembers and [...]

A Win for Winchester

By | March 1st, 2017|Navy Federal Happenings|

If you’re a Navy Federal member, you know that delivering exceptional member service is extremely important to us. But you may not know that we are continuously investing to improve the service you receive. In [...]

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