Welcome to the Live Smart Bank Smart Blog

As the largest locally based financial institution exclusively serving San Diego County, we take pride in providing our members financial services to help them reach their goals—and financial education to help them make money-wise decisions along the way. The 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.

We'll Help Guide You on Your Home Buying Journey

May 22

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably spent some quality time online absorbing all the internet has to offer a potential home buyer.

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably spent some quality time online absorbing all the internet has to offer a potential home buyer. The internet is a no-pressure, fun place to get started on your journey toward home ownership. But when it’s time to get serious, it’s time to talk to Mission Fed.

How to cultivate a good credit score

May 15

Your credit score is not the only element of your overall financial picture, but it’s one of the most important.

Your credit score is not the only element of your overall financial picture, but it’s one of the most important. What goes into a credit score? And what are some ways to create and maintain a desirable credit rating? Before we get into the details, a brief background and a little history will help.

An inside look at our Online Banking Upgrade

May 8

If you’ve been a member of Mission Federal Credit Union for very long, you’re probably well aware of the Online Banking upgrade we’ve gone through in 2015.

If you’ve been a member of Mission Federal Credit Union for very long, you’re probably well aware of the Online Banking upgrade we’ve gone through in 2015. You’ll have noticed that it looks and acts better on a wider variety of your personal devices than before. You’ll have seen some of the new options, like notifications, savings goals and budgets. Many more are coming.

How to teach your kids great money habits

May 1

What’s the best way to teach your kids sound money habits? Here are seven ways to start your child’s financial literacy that will last a lifetime!

What’s the best way to teach your kids sound money habits? We believe that good habits are reinforced with regular action. Here are seven ways to start your child’s financial literacy that will last a lifetime!

Why we're involved with Mission Federal ArtWalk

April 24

We at Mission Federal Credit Union believe that art has the power to connect communities, cultivate new artistic talent and create a better quality of life for all through cultural enrichment. That’s why, for the seventh consecutive year, Mission Fed is honored to be the title sponsor of Mission Federal ArtWalk.

We at Mission Federal Credit Union believe that art has the power to connect communities, cultivate new artistic talent and create a better quality of life for all through cultural enrichment. That’s why, for the seventh consecutive year, Mission Fed is honored to be the title sponsor of Mission Federal ArtWalk.

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