Yearly Archives: 2021

What Is A Credit Union For Businesses?

The difference between credit unions and commercial banks can be best illustrated by one core concept: ownership. For commercial banks, “ownership” boils down to shareholders. Credit Unions aren’t owned by shareholders – they’re owned by their members. That means when you do your business…
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Should I Sell My House Now

Is 2021 a good time to sell my home? While it appears to be a seller’s market, and the perfect time to put your home up for sale, there are many variables to consider before going forward. Below, we’ve outlined important points to know about today’s market so you can make an informed decision about...Read…
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How to Invest in Your Future by Opening a Retirement Fund

I’m ready to invest in my future, but I need some help getting started. How do I choose the retirement plan that’s are right for me? Here’s what you need to know about the most common retirement plans and how to choose the path that best suits your needs: Save For Retirement If you are...Read More
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All You Need to Know About Share Certificates

Few people want to risk their hard earned savings. Whether you’ve just received a lump sum through a work bonus, inheritance or other unexpected windfall, or you’ve been saving for a while until you’ve built a sizeable nest egg, you likely want to park your savings in a place that offers your money…
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Shippensburg Branch Groundbreaking

Patriot recently celebrated its continued growth and expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest branch. Patriot’s future Shippensburg branch will be conveniently located at 1095 West King Street in Shippensburg, PA., at the intersection of Rowe Road next to Cressler’s Plaza (Weis Markets).…
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The Ultimate Guide to Applying for a Business Loan

If your business has reached a point where it needs an infusion of funds in order to grow, you may be in the market for a business loan. A business loan can provide working capital to help a business establish itself better, or help a thriving company expand its line of products, open an additional...Read…
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5 Reasons To Open A Money Market Account

Are you looking for a place to park your savings dollars? Do you need an account that blends accessibility with a more than standard rate of return? Savings accounts are an ideal home for funds you want to put away for emergency or special purposes. Checking accounts are the way to go for money you...Read…
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Patriot Awards 2021 Baumunk Scholarship

Patriot Federal Credit Union’s Richard E. Baumunk Memorial Scholarship for 2021 has been awarded to Caroline Poole, from Greencastle, Pennsylvania, attending Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. Poole will study Education and has a goal of securing a teaching position in a second grade…
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Direct Deposit Safe Simple And Convenient

Direct deposit is by far the most common way to get paid in America. In fact, 93% of U.S. employees are paid by direct deposit, according to the American Payroll Association’s “Getting Paid in America” Survey. Direct deposit transmits your paycheck from your employer’s business account directly…
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Protecting yourself from Fraud

Did you know that millions of victims of identity theft Happen every year? When an individual’s identity is stolen, the thief wreaks major havoc on the victim’s financial health, which can take months, or even years, to recover from. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent yourself from…
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