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Live Smart Bank Smart Blog

provides information on a variety of topics that will help you learn more about financial services, money management, and our community. Check back each week to learn something new! At Mission Fed, your success is our bottom line, and that includes providing information to help our members live smart—and bank smart.
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Holiday helper: Securing your home router

December 26

A new wired or wireless home router can speed up someone’s home network or take advantage of a faster Internet connection. Here are some simple settings you can change to make sure your home router is as secure as possible.

A new wired or wireless home router can speed up someone’s home network or take advantage of a faster Internet connection. Many people just use the setup wizard and accept the default settings, which makes the home network vulnerable to hackers. Here are some simple settings you can change to make sure your home router is as secure as possible.

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Your auto-buying experience is our bottom line

December 19
Searching for a new vehicle, or refinancing what you have, is hard enough without deciding between lenders and their terms. Here are some tips to help you start the process of finding your dream car.

Searching for a new vehicle, or refinancing what you have, is hard enough without deciding between lenders and their terms. But with Mission Fed, refinancing is as easy as 1, 2, 3. If you’re still searching for a new or used vehicle and you’re not sure where to start, here are some tips to help you start the process of finding your dream car.

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December is the season of giving

December 12

The holidays are about giving—and giving back, too. Here are some ways you can give back to your community this holiday season.

The holiday season is all about giving, and giving back to nonprofits is just one way to think outside the (gift) box. Here are some ways you can give back to your community this holiday season.

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Know Before You Go Holiday Tips

December 1

Holiday shopping is fun, but it seems to cost more and more each year. Here are some tips to save you time and money this holiday season.

The holidays are always full of good cheer, and it’s easy to be swept up in the rush for all those holiday deals. If you’re not careful, you may end up with a wallet that feels like it’s been left out in the cold. Here are some tips to save you time and money this holiday season.

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First-time homebuyers need Mission Fed

November 28
There’s a lot to consider before taking the plunge into home ownership, and there’s plenty of information available. Let’s talk about how to buy a house.

When you start thinking about buying your first home, chances are you’re getting a lot of unsolicited advice from family, friends and coworkers. There’s a lot to consider before taking the plunge into home ownership, and there’s plenty of information available. Let’s talk about how to buy a house.

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