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.

Keeping it in the family—why saving is important

February 6

Money management skills begin to develop early and evolve over time. Mission Fed offers a variety of accounts, and explains your options with an infographic.

Money management skills begin to develop early and evolve over time. That’s why it’s important to re-evaluate your budget every few years and set some financial goals. In fact, Mission Fed makes it easy by offering different types of accounts for all ages, and you can learn more with our infographic.

How Care Wear and giving small make a difference

January 30

There are many reasons to give back to one’s community. Read how giving in small amounts makes a difference for nonprofits.

There are so many ways to give back to one’s community. Learn how Mission Fed’s Care Wear program proves that giving small makes a difference for local nonprofits.

Picture This—Tips to Help You Save Money in 2015

January 23

Take a look at an Infographic from Mission Fed and see which small steps might be able to make a big difference for you and your budget.

Blogs, articles and TV are full of advice on what we can do to save money in 2015. Take a look at an Infographic from Mission Fed and see which small steps might be able to make a big difference for you and your budget.

Direct Mail is worth reading

January 16

We’re living in a digital age, but people are inundated with emails, spam and social media messages. This is why direct mail stands out as something different—and has many benefits, too.

It’s true—we’re living in a digital age. Of course, there are the many advantages, but people are inundated with emails, spam and social media messages. This is why direct mail stands out as something different, and is still effective today.

What you should know before deciding on which Credit Card is for you

January 9

With so many credit cards on the market, how do you know which card is right for you? Here are a few things you should look for when selecting a credit card.

Your credit card should be there for you not to sustain your lifestyle, but when you need it for the unexpected moments in your life. But with so many credit cards on the market, how do you know which card is right for you? Here are a few things you should look for when selecting a credit card.

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