Monthly Archives: May 2021

10 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Credit Union

We often take life’s many gifts for granted by failing to appreciate them deeply enough. Thanksgiving offers the perfect opportunity to reflect upon everything that is wonderful in our lives and to show our gratitude for each and every gift we’ve been given. This Thanksgiving, give thanks for your…
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Barry Joins Patriot as AVP – Business Loan Officer

Patriot Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Mary Barry has joined the credit union’s business services team as an Assistant Vice President, Business Loan Officer. A native and resident of Frederick, Barry has more than 32 years of banking experience with emphasis on relationship building,…
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Financing a Home Renovation with a Home Equity Loan

  I’m doing some home renovations this spring, and I’m not sure how to finance it all. Do I take out a loan? Should I just charge all the expenses to my credit card? There are so many options! Which one makes the most sense for my finances? Whether you’re gutting your entire kitchen or...Read…
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Mortgage Rates Are Rising; Should I Refinance?

Refinancing a mortgage is essentially paying off the remaining balance on an existing home loan and then taking out a new mortgage loan, often at a lower interest rate. It may sound like a no-brainer, but there are many factors to consider before moving forward with a refinance.  Is it a good time to…
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Community Foundation of Washington County

Patriot donated $1,000 to the Community Foundation of Washington County, MD. Patriots Hagerstown branch managers participated in a virtual kick-off event to raise funds to support non-profit organizations throughout the county. Photo L-R: Tim Luipersbeck, Director of Marketing & Communications,…
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7 Ways You Can Use A Personal Loan this Summer

Summer is a time for fun and excitement, but it can also be super expensive. Summertime can be a season of major life changes like household moves and weddings; purchasing that boat you’ve been eyeing and let’s not forget those dream vacations! Before you start swiping the plastic for everything…
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