Thankful for Free Checking

October 26, 2018 | Linda Barner

Photo of a couple thankful for each other.

The holiday season is a good time to reflect on the things you’re thankful for, big and small. Take the time to reflect on what you have and find gratitude for even the little things. Whether you’ve had a big year of milestones or just want to find gratitude for the small stuff, now is the time to take stock of the good things in your life.

Milestones to celebrate

If you’ve hit a big milestone this year—in your career, your family life or your financial life—slow down and reflect on all it took to get there. You worked hard to achieve that milestone, and you can honor that achievement by finding gratitude for each step that got you there. Consider writing thank-you notes to the people that helped you along the way, or find a way to help someone else achieve a milestone of their own. You can help a friend, family member or a member of your local community by offering the same support you received to help you achieve your big goal.

Some big milestones are different. If you’ve achieved a health milestone or made it through a difficult time, you have just as much to be thankful for. Slow down and reflect on what you’ve gone through, how you’ve grown and how people gave back to you along the way.

Sometimes it’s the little things

Sometimes, smaller things actually make the biggest difference in our day-to-day lives. Maybe you finally upgraded your phone or computer, making it easier for you to work, bank or keep in touch on the go. Perhaps you have a cleaning service, delivery service or free Checking with eStatements to save you time and money. Or maybe you’re thankful for stability—when things are going well, we often forget to appreciate how lucky we are. So, stop and smell the proverbial flowers! Appreciate the job you like, enjoy waking up in beautiful San Diego or say thanks to loved ones for being in your life. Acknowledging things that help you day-to-day helps you stop sweating the small stuff.

Mission Fed is thankful for you

At Mission Federal Credit Union, we believe in thanking our members and our community. We work hard to give back and thank our members for their business and trust. We want you to know how important you are to us. That’s why we offer free Checking with eStatements, Bottom Line Rates and opportunities to earn bonus cash through initiatives like our $1 Million Mission Fed Money Match. We also reward members for joining us in giving back to the community through programs like Mission for Nonprofits and Mission for Our Schools, which provide you and the participating school or nonprofit of your choice with $25 each when you open a new Checking Account and mention the program.

At Mission Fed, we know you could open a bank account anywhere, and we’re thankful you chose us. People are our priority, and your success is our bottom line, so we’re proud of our high member satisfaction rating. We enjoy giving back because it contributes to your success and the success of the San Diego community, and we enjoy helping you with daily banking needs or achieving Mission Fed Moments. Join us in finding all the things you’re grateful for, even if it’s just your free Checking Account with Mission Fed, your San Diego credit union. Thank you for being a part of the Mission Fed Family!

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.

Linda Barner

Linda Barner

Linda Barner is VP Human Resources at Mission Federal Credit Union where she oversees the human resources and training and development functions. In addition to having over 20 years of experience in HR, Linda is a dedicated lifelong learner. She feels very fortunate to have found the perfect career for herself, because “professional student” does not pay the bills.

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