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Old 12-27-2010, 06:02 AM   #1
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where to find the penfed 5% cd's

I have a penfed account and I was looking for those cd's you have been talking about on another thread and I can't find them. where should I look? or do you have to be a certain kind of customer to get them?
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Old 12-27-2010, 06:38 AM   #2
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It was an offer made late last summer and has expired.
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I use Penfed all the time and never saw such an offer, or I would have jumped on it. I didn't see it in their on-line newsletter. To catch these offers, is it necessary to watch the Penfed site daily? Hourly?

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I use Penfed all the time and never saw such an offer, or I would have jumped on it. I didn't see it in their on-line newsletter. To catch these offers, is it necessary to watch the Penfed site daily? Hourly?

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There were several discussions of this offer on the board over the past few months. Sorry you missed out.

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I use Penfed all the time and never saw such an offer, or I would have jumped on it. I didn't see it in their on-line newsletter. To catch these offers, is it necessary to watch the Penfed site daily? Hourly?

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I first heard of this particular offer right here, on this board. The offer ran for several weeks.
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thanks for the info guys. sometimes I'm a little slow on the uptake. next offer like that you'll have to hit me over the head with it.
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Old 12-28-2010, 07:11 AM   #7
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Now I remember. (I even took part in the threads). The promotion was for people whose CDs were getting ready to mature, and mine weren't. I have a CD maturing late this year...wonder if I'll see any offers.

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Old 12-28-2010, 08:56 AM   #8
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................ The promotion was for people whose CDs were getting ready to mature, and mine weren't. ...............
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what you missed is that later some creative folks discovered a trap door even for those who weren't eligible and PenFed granted amnesty to those who came in that way. Sometimes you have to wait the whole 9 innings to find the final score................
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One other bit. The promotion was apparently terminated early. They had a countdown timer indicating the time and budget remaining for the promotion. This CD was getting a LOT of push from various blogs. I can't help but assume the discovery of the trap door contributed to the early termination, but I generally believe Penfed bungled the offering which is unfortunate. I don't recall hearing from anyone that would have been eligible under the original eligibility guidelines being shut out, but I bet they would've been grandfathered in.
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Fear not, though. Pen Fed has run a CD "special" every January for the last several years, so you might get an above market rate shortly.
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Fear not, though. Pen Fed has run a CD "special" every January for the last several years, so you might get an above market rate shortly.
News I can use! Are they advertised on their site, or just put out casually as one more savings vehicle?
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Hopefully you will be able to get one without having an expiring CD at Pen fed.
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