Lisa Thompson

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Lisa Thompson is VP Compliance at Mission Federal Credit Union. She has been with Mission Fed for over 15 years, and her primary responsibilities include ensuring the credit union remains in compliance with state and federal regulations.

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Why read the fine print?

Why read the fine print?

Disclosure comes in many forms, and can seem like deciphering a bunch of mumbo-jumbo. But, disclosure statements contain the critical information you need to make an informed decision. Learn why you should read the fine print, especially when it comes to deciding on what financial institution is right for you.

5 Reasons Your Friends Could Be Joining Credit Unions

5 Reasons Your Friends Could Be Joining Credit Unions

Credit unions provide many of the same services and security provided by traditional banks, but because credit unions are not-for-profit, they’re able to use their assets to benefit credit union members. This can mean lower rates on loans and higher earnings on savings. And that’s just some of the reasons your friends are joining a credit union. Learn more about all the benefits and money-saving advantages a credit union can offer you today.

Win $500 toward a Dream Valentine’s Date

Win $500 toward a Dream Valentine’s Date

Valentine’s Day is about spending time with the people you love and showing them how much they matter to you. Mission Fed is taking the day to heart and giving away $500 to one of our members! If you’re a Mission Fed member, you can enter to win, and you could receive $500 to enjoy your dream Valentine’s Day Date with your friends, family or significant other. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about romance—just show your most treasured loved ones how much you care with a little help from Mission Fed.

What to know about risk management

What to know about risk management

When you’re building a financial portfolio, one of the first things to consider is how you’ll protect your investments and manage any risks. You want to get the greatest return possible from your investments, but that requires thoughtful risk management. It can seem like a big job, but if you take the time to educate yourself, you will be able to manage your investment risk. Here are a few tips to get you started.

The Benefits of Expansion—30 Branches and Counting

The Benefits of Expansion—30 Branches and Counting

Mission Fed now has 30 branches, which means there are more ways to save throughout San Diego County. Our growth means more opportunities for you to visit a local Mission Fed branch wherever you are, and learn more about our competitive and expanding financial services as we celebrate serving the San Diego community for over 55 years. Read more about all the ways you benefit from Mission Fed’s growth today!

Saving money with your family pet

Saving money with your family pet

Once you have a pet, it’s hard to imagine life without it. They’re cute and cuddly (and yes, that includes our lizard friends), and some pets are even called “man’s best friend.” Yet, this friendship comes with a cost. If you start looking at your pet as an investment—not just a furry friend—you can develop smart, money-saving strategies to offset the price tag. It may sound a little cold and calculating, but Whiskers won’t mind.

Money-Saving Ideas for the Holidays

Money-Saving Ideas for the Holidays

It’s helpful to hear new tips for saving money around the holidays, so Mission Fed asked some experts for their favorite money-saving tricks. Starting to shop and save early is a clear theme, with one expert starting her shopping in August. Other shopping suggestions include looking at secondhand and store brand options to discover great deals on excellent finds. Choosing no- or low-cost gifts was another idea, encouraging thoughtful gifting over spending. Finally, experts suggest taking advantage of free resources and savings help available to you through your financial institution. Read on to find out how to save money this holiday season!
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