Yearly Archives: 2021

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, Community…
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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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Don’t Get Caught in an Auto Warranty Scam

    If you own a vehicle and a phone, you may receive calls from scammers posing as representatives of a car dealer, manufacturer or insurer telling you that your auto warranty or insurance is about to expire. The call will include some sort of pitch for renewing your warranty or policy. During…
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It’s not too late to contribute to an IRA

An individual retirement account (IRA) allows you to save money for retirement in a tax-advantaged way. An IRA is an account set up at a financial institution that allows an individual to save for retirement with tax-free growth or on a tax-deferred basis. The 3 main types of IRAs each have different…
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Patriot Supports Franklin County Public Library Week

Franklin County Public Library Week is April 4 through April 10. Patriot supports this week by sponsoring their Annual Fundraising Appeal, helping with cost of mailing lists, postage, envelopes. Click here for more information about our local Franklin County Libraries. Pictured from L-R: Franklin County…
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National Financial Literacy Month

  In 2004, the U.S. Congress designated April as National Financial Literacy Month. Our goal this April is to raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy education. The goal goes beyond helping our members learn more about finances to helping them actually improve their personal and…
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All You Need To Know About Remote Check Capture

In a world where you can order almost anything through your mobile phone — from a new pair of shoes to a dining room table to tickets to a Caribbean cruise — it only makes sense that Patriot Federal Credit Union offers mobile banking services for our members. You can now check your account balance...Read…
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Top Fraud in 2020

  The Federal Trade Commissions stated that 2020 was a busy year for fraud. In 2020, the FTC got more than 2.2 million reports about fraud, with people telling us they lost nearly $3.3 billion. The top fraud of 2020 was imposter scams. Imposter scams come in many varieties, but work the same way:…
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