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    5 Loans That Can Be Used For Home Improvements

    04-23-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    If you’re undertaking home improvements, you’ve probably been thinking about how to pay for the costs associated with your project. Home improvements can help you increase the value of your home, allowing you to get a better return on your investment in the long run. However, the money for the renovations has to come from somewhere.

  • Mallory Dimitruk

    Chartway Federal Credit Union Announces Vice President of Default Management

    04-09-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Mallory Dimitruk has been selected to lead the credit union’s collections efforts as the vice president of default management.

  • Jon Savio VP of Finance

    Chartway Federal Credit Union Welcomes Jon Savio, Vice President of Finance

    03-19-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway is proud to welcome Jon Savio to serve as its vice president of finance. Savio joins Chartway following more than 20 years of asset-liability management, investment portfolio management, balance sheet strategy, financial reporting, and credit union experience.

  • Couple moving boxes into their new home

    How to Buy Your First Home in Virginia

    03-13-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Each year, many people discover and fall in love with Virginia’s majestic mountains, beautiful farmlands, and stunning beaches. With its rich history, thriving economy, and top-tier colleges and universities, it’s an ideal place to buy a home and raise a family.

  • family moving into bigger house

    7 Reasons to Buy a Bigger House

    03-12-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Whether you’re in a transition phase of life or just thinking about ways you could use more space, sometimes a bigger house can be exactly what you need. We’ve gathered some of the most common reasons why you may want to size up to a bigger house. Once you read them, you’ll see that you’re not alone in considering the change.

  • Chartway Federal Credit Union Announces Two Executive Promotions

    03-05-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that as the credit union continues to grow in a dynamic world, two of its leaders – Rob Keatts and Elizabeth Short – have been promoted.

  • Chartway Federal Credit Union Announces 2021 - 2022 Board of Directors

    02-24-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that on February 23, 2021, the credit union held its 62nd Annual Meeting virtually.

  • a father putting up a for sale sign in front yard, wife and child in the background packing car with moving boxes

    How To Buy A House While Selling Your Own

    02-16-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Throughout owning a home, you may find your family’s needs expanding outside of what your current home provides. At that point, you could be looking at ways to transition to a home that better suits your family. With kids, school, sports, and other afterschool activities to juggle already, you’re going to want to make the moving process as straightforward and simple as possible.

  • couple dancing in kitchen

    10 Affordable Date Night Ideas

    02-08-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Who says love doesn't cost a thing? It’s no secret that date night can get expensive and repetitive. While “dinner and a movie” is usually the go-to date for most couples, the costs can quickly add up and those options aren’t always available.

  • Ron da Silva and Lara Shields

    Chartway Federal Credit Union Proudly Welcomes Two Associate Directors

    02-05-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway Federal Credit Union is proud to welcome Lara Shields and Ron da Silva to its associate director development program, designed to provide prepared board succession candidates to ensure board continuity.

  • a happy couple on their home computer

    Understanding Home Equity & How To Use It

    02-02-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Borrowing money against your home's equity can pay for the kitchen remodel you've always dreamed of, or it may be used to send your child off to college. Home equity loans have very few limitations on how you utilize the funds. However, because a home equity loan puts up your home as collateral, you'll want to use yours wisely and repay it on time.

  • a happy couple smiling in their bathroom

    The Average Length of a Bathroom Remodel

    01-28-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Remodeling can be a great investment. It can improve your quality of life, your comfort, and increase your home’s value. However, one concern homeowners have is how long it takes to remodel a bathroom.

  • We Promise Foundation Surprises Ames with a We Promise Parade

    Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation Awards $600,000 in Charitable Grants

    01-12-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway’s We Promise Foundation is proud to announce that the We Promise Foundation board of trustees has awarded $600,000 in grant funding to deliver joy, hope, and smiles to children facing medical hardship or illness.

  • couple online banking

    Chartway Federal Credit Union Completes Merger with Saint Matthew’s Federal Credit Union

    01-04-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Merger with Saint Matthew's Credit Union and Chartway Federal Credit Union has completed.

  • Five Money-Smart Resolutions You Should Make This Year

    01-04-2021 | News and Updates homepage only

    Many people use the new year as a chance for a fresh start. When it comes to your finances, this is the perfect opportunity to think about changes to your current financial habits. If you’ve struggled to increase your savings or spend less, start the year right with these tips.

  • Protect Yourself From Holiday Scams

    12-09-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    ‘Tis the season for fraudsters to take advantage of the holidays. 2020 has been a challenge for us for all, and we want to do our best to make sure you are protected from additional challenges like fraud and scams that can pop up over the holiday season.

  • Jim Bibbs Chartway Board Member

    Chartway Federal Credit Union Welcomes Newly Appointed Board Member

    11-05-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway is proud to announce that Jim Bibbs has been appointed to serve on its board. Prior to his appointment, Bibbs served on Chartway’s associate director development program, designed to provide a prepared slate of board succession candidates to ensure board leadership continuity. 

  • Family deciding whether to remodel or move

    Deciding Whether To Remodel Or Move [A Guide]

    10-27-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    Owning a home is a huge asset. But, as your family grows, your house does not grow alongside it. Perhaps you are running out of bedrooms, need an extra bath, or valuable square footage has been designated for years as a catch-all storage space, and now you need it back! When your living space no longer works for your family, it may be time to consider a change.

  • first-time home buyers moving boxes in their new home

    First-Time Home Buyer Benefits & Disadvantages

    10-26-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    So, you've decided to buy a house. Leaving behind the days of landlords, rent payments, security deposits, and roommates can be an exciting step in your life!

    However, there are some benefits, but also disadvantages, to be aware of that come along with being a first-time home buyer. We've compiled some helpful information to guide you along in your journey and know what potential pitfalls to watch out for.

  • A young couple kissing their newborn at home

    8 Things That Will Financially Prepare You for a Baby

    10-09-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life. However, deciding to expand your family can also come with a lot of financial uncertainty.

    We have compiled a list of advice to help you prepare for a baby financially and ease your worries. We want you and your partner to enjoy the excitement and joy that comes with this experience, and not have to focus on money-related anxiety.

  • Cheerful young couple Preparing for home ownership

    How To Prepare For Homeownership in 3 Easy Steps

    09-18-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    Buying a home for the first time is both thrilling and intimidating. That’s why it’s important to educate yourself as you prepare for homeownership.

  • a couple looking at houses for sale online

    Calculate How Much House You Can Afford

    08-20-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    When you're ready to buy a house, one of the first questions that often comes to mind is, "how much house can I afford?" This number will help you decide the neighborhood you choose to live in, the size of your home, your down payment, and how quickly you can afford to purchase.

  • Chartway Proudly Announces Fernando Perez as its Comptroller

    08-17-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway Federal Credit Union is proud to announce Fernando Perez as its new comptroller.

  • 2020 scholarship winners

    Chartway Federal Credit Union Awards Directors’ Memorial Scholarship To Seven Student Members

    06-17-2020 | News and Updates homepage only

    Chartway Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that seven student members have been selected to each receive a $3,000 scholarship, totaling $21,000 in financial assistance.

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