Financial Literacy

Are you a novice when it comes to money management, or do you feel like a master when it comes to financial know-how? Find out where you fall with our quiz and Test Your Financial Savvy with Mission Fed!
Saving money is an essential skill. Whether you’re saving for short-term goals like a special holiday or long-term goals like a nest egg for your family, there are ways to build up your savings each month without making major sacrifices. Find out the best way to save money day-to-day, as well how to make the most of the savings you have.
Outside of the make and model of your car, you now have the opportunity to look at what features you can potentially include or add to your new car and the type of loan that will set you up for long-term success. Identify your car must-haves, find the right loan and then make your new car purchase—here’s how!
Instant gratification is the new norm nowadays. Sayings like “patience is a virtue” or “good things come to those who wait” are becoming a distant reality in our everyday lives. For this reason, retirement planning can be a real struggle and something that we put off for years before we realize we should have started a long time ago. Luckily, it’s never too late to get started. Learn more on saving for retirement now.
Have you found yourself asking, “How do I get some control over my debt?” There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Fortunately, there are many ways to build a solution that will work with your needs. Read our Live Smart-Bank Smart Blog to learn how!
At Mission Fed, we can’t help with all of life’s calculations, but we can definitely assist you in finding the right product for your next milestone, like your new car or larger home. Almost all of the decisions you make require calculations. Let Mission Fed help you reach your next financial goal.
At Mission Federal Credit Union, we’re pleased to partner with local nonprofits to help give back to the San Diego community by supporting local youth and helping to provide financial education. Our community mission is to improve financial literacy among San Diego youth and to help give back in ways that make a positive impact on the community we love. Read more to learn about some of our partners and how they benefit our San Diego community.
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.
Financial literacy is important for everyone at all stages of life. Some of the most important life lessons we can learn are how to manage our finances, budget and save. We take great pride in the products, services, community sponsorships and financial education we provide to San Diegans and our membership. Your success is our bottom line, and that means supporting financial literacy all year long and for San Diegans.
We live in a consumer society where it is easy to find ourselves in unnecessary debt and living above our means. Use these money management best practices to help you put a lid on our spending and expenses.

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