Financial News & Advice

See what you know about the past and present of our country’s Armed Forces!  Happy Military Appreciation Month from Navy Federal!

By | April 27th, 2018|Off the Press|

Fix or Buy? Upgrade Your New Home Awareness This Spring

By | April 20th, 2018|Home Front|

Baseball season has returned, the school year is winding down, and for many, now is the time to consider upgrading to a new home. Whether you’re in the military and about to PCS, or you’re [...]

Month of the Military Child: What Makes Them Unique?

By | April 12th, 2018|Navy Federal Happenings|

There are 1.7 million children who are dependents of Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard servicemembers. These military children play an important role in their military families. To celebrate their sacrifices and resilience, April is [...]

6 Credit Card Tips to Teach Your Teen

By | April 6th, 2018|Smart Spending|

April 9 marks the start of Navy Federal’s Youth Week 2018, a week dedicated to help your children become financially successful. What better time to help your kids learn smart money habits today so their finances [...]

Rhymes About Your Dimes – Celebrating National Poetry Month!

By | April 6th, 2018|Wallet Watch|

Did you know April is National Poetry Month? We're celebrating accordingly with fun "Rhymes About Your Dimes." Check out our financial odes below, and feel free to share your own rhyme in the comments below! [...]

Graduate From Your Student Loan Debt

By | March 30th, 2018|Wallet Watch|

Student loan debt is an issue that faces 44 million Americans today. It can hold many borrowers back from achieving their next financial goal: like saving for retirement, building up an emergency savings or the [...]

Why Interest Rates Move

By | March 30th, 2018|Decoding the Economy|

Interest rates on loans, investments and bank accounts are going to be rising this year. But what causes these increases anyway? You've probably heard about the Federal Reserve (“the Fed”) raising rates – most recently [...]

Money Madness – How Does Your Bracket Stack Up?

By | March 22nd, 2018|Wallet Watch|

It's March, which means competition is in the air and college basketball teams are giving their all on the court. As we dwindle down to the final eight, there's another competition brewing. Navy Federal is [...]

Are You Missing Something On Your Spring Cleaning To-Do List?

By | March 19th, 2018|Wallet Watch|

Spring has sprung! Trees are blooming, birds are singing and flowers are beginning to pop up – much like the items on your housekeeping to-do list. “Spring cleaning” is a household ritual that two-thirds of [...]

Multitask Your Money: Prepare for Today, Tomorrow and Your Future

By | March 19th, 2018|Wallet Watch|

You have a target on your savings goals, but you also need cash to pay the bills. Not to mention, you’ve probably heard or read you should be saving more for retirement. The list of [...]

Looking for a New Home? Lock in Your Rate

By | March 13th, 2018|Home Front|

An improving economy has many financial experts predicting that interest rates will continue to rise. That means it could cost you more to take out any kind of loan, including mortgages. If you think you [...]

Why 2018 is the Year to Grow Your Small Business

By | March 6th, 2018|Better Your Business|

Years ago, when I was a business reporter for an Upstate New York newspaper, I wrote about a manufacturing firm that had just announced a doubling of its staff. When I interviewed the CEO, he [...]

The Buzz About Balance Transfers

By | March 2nd, 2018|Wallet Watch|

The average household owes a little over $16,000 in credit card debt – that’s up 10 percent from 2006. And, according to Gallup data, Americans have an average 3.4 credit cards in their wallets. If [...]

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