Financial Literacy

If you’re a college student and wondering where to bank, look for a financial institution that offers Free Checking with eStatements, no or low fees, tools to help you manage your money, enhanced Mobile and Online Banking features, Branches and ATMs nearby and more. How do you find the right one? Read on to find out!
Online scams, quick money schemes or even a request from a friend or family member may compromise your information. Help protect your personal information and accounts by reviewing some of these common ATM, Online and Tax scams in our weekly blog.
San Diego is researching ideas to relieve the high cost of rent. Find out what is being done in your area to assist with high living expenses. Then, let Mission Fed help you reach your financial goals.
With a savings plan and the right Savings Accounts, you can accomplish your savings goals, or as we like to call them, Mission Fed Moments. Let us help you identify what you want to save for and the accounts that can best help you achieve your goals.
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.
Credit cards are extremely helpful for building credit if you use them wisely and make sure to pay them off quickly. Getting a credit union credit card can help you build credit while saving you money with lower APR rates, fewer fees and better rewards.

The housing market in San Diego isn’t the easiest to get into, but if you know which partners to work with, you could find yourself a homeowner sooner rather than later. We’re here to help you become a homeowner in San Diego because your success is our bottom line and San Diego is our home, too.

When it’s time to choose where to bank, it’s important to understand the products and services offered, the nearest branch location, digital banking options and what resources the bank or credit union has for customers.
As a first-time homebuyer, you probably have many questions. Asking a mortgage professional is always a good idea, and it might also be helpful to ask your trusted friends and family who have experience buying a home about their recommendations, too. Here’s what you should know as a first-time homebuyer:
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.

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