The Benefits of Online Banking

May 12, 2017 | Doug LaFave

Photo of a smiling young woman with a Mission Fed credit card using her laptop for online banking.

Online Banking provides you with the ability to take care of your banking needs from the comfort of your home, office or while on the go, giving you quick and easy access to all your information. Mission Federal Credit Union’s Online Banking is secure and easy to navigate. Here’s how you can take advantage of Online Banking to manage your finances and banking needs.

Convenient, easy to use Online Banking

One of the greatest benefits of banking on the internet is convenience. You can take care of your banking needs anytime, no matter where you are as long as you have an internet connection. You don’t have to drive to the bank during business hours to speak to a teller. Instead, our Online Banking platform allows you to check your balance, transfer money from your Checking Account to your Savings Account, pay your bills and more from the comfort of your own computer or smart devise. You can even use our Mobile App to bank from your phone or apply for Instant Short-Term Loans, which is helpful when you’re busy and need to multitask or when you won’t be near a computer for a while.

Online Banking simplifies things, allowing you to take care of many banking needs with one visit to our Online Banking site. After you login, you can check your account information—including balances and transactions—so you can easily keep track of your spending. You can even track your Mission Rewards, so you know how close you are to your goals. Mission Fed Online Banking provides easy access to your eDocuments to retrieve statements, tax forms and more without worrying about where you filed the papers.

Plus, you can also sign up for customizable notifications—including balance alerts, transaction alerts and information about transfers—to stay on top of your account activity and your spending habits. And so we can help you bank securely, you can add Travel Notes to let us know when you have travel plans so that we can put a note on your Debit Card and/or Credit Card to help make sure you have access while you're out of town.

Online Banking can do more than help you review your Checking and Savings Accounts, you can also send secure messages to Mission Fed member support, update your email, phone number or address through self-service options and access your First Trust Deed or Second Trust Deed Mortgage online through My Mortgage.

Pay bills through your online bank

Set up Online Bill Pay to pay your bills quickly and easily from our secure site. You’ll save time and money without writing checks and buying stamps for each bill, and you can rest easy knowing Mission Fed’s Online Bill Pay is secure. Our Online Bill Pay also lets you set up future or recurring payments up to a year in advance, giving you one less thing to keep track of. Get payments in on time without having to keep track of different due dates and without incurring late payment fees.

Once enrolled, you can sign up for eBills for certain companies that offer them rather than paper bills, so you can find the information you need via Mission Fed Online Banking notifications. You’ll be less likely to lose important information, and you won’t have to wade through piles of paper to monitor your transactions.

Enjoy the advantages of banking online

Your life is busy enough without having to stop by the bank for every transaction. Mission Fed Online Banking helps you get your banking done on your timeline. Enjoy all of these benefits and more, like setting up budget and savings goals for your next home improvement project or family vacation, with Mission Fed’s easy and secure Online Banking.

Of course, you’re welcome to stop by any Mission Fed Branch—where we’re happy to help you with your regular banking needs, open a new Checking or Savings Account or apply for a Home or Auto Loan. With 32 branches located throughout San Diego County and easy internet access with Online Banking and Mobile Banking, your success is our bottom line no matter where you are or what time of day it is.

The content provided in this blog consists of the opinions and ideas of the author alone and should be used for informational purposes only. Mission Federal Credit Union disclaims any liability for decisions you make based on the information provided. References to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name in this article by Mission Federal Credit Union is for the information and convenience of its readers and does not constitute endorsement, control or warranty by Mission Federal Credit Union.

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Doug LaFave

Doug LaFave

Doug LaFave is 1st VP of IT Strategy at Mission Federal Credit Union where he oversees many strategic technology initiatives. Doug has nearly 30 years’ experience in the credit union industry, with over 25 years in Information Technology. Doug believes technology greatly improves our lives—so long as we don’t actually let it run them.

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