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As the largest locally based financial institution exclusively serving San Diego County, we take pride in providing our members financial services to help them reach their goals—and financial education to help them make money-wise decisions along the way. The

Live Smart Bank Smart Blog

provides information on a variety of topics that will help you learn more about financial services, money management, and our community. Check back each week to learn something new! At Mission Fed, your success is our bottom line, and that includes providing information to help our members live smart—and bank smart.
Photo of artwork form the Mission Federal Credit Union Artwalk event.

4 Reasons Why you need to attend Mission Federal ArtWalk

April 20
With thousands of attendees displaying their art and purchasing art, Mission Federal ArtWalk is the place to be! Come and enjoy this free community event.
On April 28 and 29 from 11am-6pm, Mission Federal ArtWalk will fill 17 blocks in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood. With thousands of attendees displaying their art and purchasing art, Mission Federal ArtWalk is the place to be! Whether you come alone or bring the entire family, you’re sure to enjoy this free community event.
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5 Reasons You Need a Checking Account

April 13
Are you wondering about the benefits of opening a checking account? There are a number of ways that checking accounts can help you; read on to find out about the advantages.
Do you know all the benefits of opening a checking account? Using a checking account not only helps you keep track of your spending and payments, but it can also give you access to your money more easily while keeping it safe and offer you convenient tools, too. Learn how to take advantage of the benefits that come with a checking account.
Happy family in a home purchased with a Mission Fed loan.

What do you think about the cost of housing in San Diego?

April 6
Since the Great Recession, home values and rental rates have increased dramatically, impacting affordability.
Since the Great Recession, home values and rental rates have increased dramatically, impacting affordability. With many publications showing the cost of housing in San Diego remaining between 40%-50% of net income for many households, it doesn’t appear we have made much progress in leveling out housing expenses.
Cars for a Lifetime infographic.

Cars for Your Lifetime

March 30
Your lifestyle plays a big role in the type of vehicle you drive. Whether you’re a college student, professional or head of the household, your transportation needs can be met at Mission Fed. Read this week’s blog to get started.
Your lifestyle plays a big role in the type of vehicle you drive. Whether you’re a college student, professional or head of the household, we can help you meet your transportation needs. First, figure out what your needs are and review the Mission Fed Auto Loan Guide to help you with your budget and financing information. Read this week’s blog to get started.
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Online Security - How Safe Are You?

March 23
Discover the steps you can take to help keep your money and personal information safe and how Mission Fed uses secure Online Banking technology to help protect our members and their funds.

When it comes to safety and security with Online Banking, are you safe? That depends on your habits when you access your financial information. Be cautious about how and when you access your secure information and whom you choose to share it with. At Mission Fed, your success is our bottom line, so we incorporate secure technology and best practices to make sure your information and your money are as safe as possible. When you use caution while accessing secure sites and bank with institutions like Mission Fed that invest in secure technology, your accounts and information are much safer.

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