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.

Why choose a Credit Union rather than a Bank?

March 13

What are the differences between a credit union and a bank? Learn more with our “Banks versus Credit Unions” infographic.

More people are looking for alternatives to big banks, such as smaller, local credit unions. But, what are the differences between them? Learn more with our “Banks versus Credit Unions” infographic.

My life as a coach

March 6

Sreeni Rao, Mission Fed’s VP Sales and Services for the Branch Network, offers his take on life as a coach in the workplace. Let’s learn how activities x effectiveness = results.

Coaching is not managing. Coaching is real-time guidance that is intended and conducted to improve behavior, performance and results. Read more about Sreeni Rao, Mission Fed’s VP Sales and Services for the Branch Network, and his life as a coach.

Business Lending

February 27

Did you know that some credit unions offer great rates and service on business loans? Learn more about our Commercial Loan Department.

Credit unions are thought of as locally based financial institutions that offer personal service and low lending rates for getting a credit card, auto loan or home loan. But did you know that some credit unions also offer great rates and service on business loans? Learn more about Mission Fed’s Commercial Loan Department.

What supporting 27 branches looks like on a daily basis

February 20

It’s 9am and a phone call from a branch sets the Branch Support Team in motion. Learn more about what supporting 27 branches looks like on a daily basis.

It’s 9am and a phone call from a branch sets the Branch Support Team in motion. The Mission Fed Branch Support Department thrives on handling the diverse issues that come their way—it’s all in a day’s work. Read more about what supporting 27 branches looks like on a daily basis.

Why it's good to be green

February 13

Mission Fed has always been dedicated to the well-being of its members, employees and community at large. In 2014, we decided to take Green to the next level! Here’s some information on our Mission Fed Green Team.

Mission Fed has always been dedicated to the well-being of its members, employees and community at large. Inspired by the Sustainability Movement seen in the past 5 to 10 years, we decided to take Green to the next level! Here’s some information on our Mission Fed Green Team.

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