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Mission Valley Bank — A Team of Trusted Advisors

Mission Valley Bank — A Team of Trusted Advisors

Please join me in congratulating Roy Fisher, SVP / Operations Administrator, who was recently honored as a Most Trusted Advisor by the San Fernando Business Journal.  Roy was nominated by several of his clients whose testimonials were so compelling …

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Philanthropy Matters — Give Where You Live

Philanthropy Matters —  Give Where You Live
by Marianne Cederlind
Executive Vice President and Chief Business Banking Officer
Mission Valley Bank

There is a growing movement in public opinion for consumers to seek out businesses identified with causes they relate to and shun companies whose activities violate …

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Mission Valley Bank Celebrates 15 Years Serving the Community

Mission Valley Bank Celebrates 15 Years Serving the Community

In celebration of our 15th Anniversary, Mission Valley Bank donated $15,000 to local area nonprofits, with each receiving $1,500 in recognition of their countless contributions to the community.   The Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland provided the perfect backdrop for …

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Advice from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission — Before Giving to Charity

Advice from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission   —  Before Giving to Charity

If you’re considering a request for a donation to a charity, do some research before you give. By finding out as much as you can about the charity, you can avoid fraudsters who try to take advantage of your generosity. …

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It’s All ABOUT the CASH

It’s All ABOUT the CASH

Is It Smarter To Pay Off Your Mortgage Or Invest Your Extra Cash?The phrase “Cash is King” rules in today’s business environment as much as ever. Access to cash for capital expansion, equipment purchases or necessary day-to-day operations is one of those ever-present challenges most businesses face on a regular basis.

Traditional …

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Safeguarding Your Business: Cyber Security

Safeguarding Your Business:  Cyber Security

Door w LOCKSSmall businesses are frequent targets of criminal attacks and hostile threats to systems, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Owners face serious challenges in protecting their business information, as well as safeguarding their clients and employees privacy. …

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Federal Trade Commission Warns of Official-Sounding Calls about an Email Hack

Federal Trade Commission Warns of Official-Sounding Calls about an Email Hack

April  2016 — by Andrew Johnson Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC

There’s a new twist on tech-support scams — you know, the one where crooks try to get access to your computer or sensitive information by offering to …

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More Tips on Protecting Your Mobile Devices

More Tips on Protecting Your Mobile Devices

text messagingFrom the FDIC Consumer News — Everywhere you look, people are using smartphones and tablets as portable, hand-held computers. “Unfortunately, cybercriminals are also interested in using or accessing these devices to steal information or commit other crimes,” said Michael Benardo,

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IRS Alerts Payroll & HR Professionals to Phishing Scheme Involving W-2s

IRS Alerts Payroll & HR Professionals to Phishing Scheme Involving W-2s

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued an alert to payroll and human resources professionals to beware of an emerging phishing email scheme that purports to be from company executives and requests personal information on employees.

The IRS has …

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GUIDE TO PLANNING IN 2016

GUIDE TO PLANNING IN 2016

by Tamara Gurney, President & CEO2015 Wreath

As 2016 quickly approaches, a common New Year’s resolution is to take control of your finances. This year, resolve to plan ahead. First things first – if you haven’t already, consider making the switch …

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Mission Valley Bank Offers PayForward Prepaid Visa® Debit Card

Mission Valley Bank Offers PayForward Prepaid Visa® Debit Card

Payforward Card FaceAs a community-based bank, Mission Valley is always seeking new and innovative ways to help our clients and community reach their financial goals. Because of our shared commitment to providing added value to customer relationships, we are introducing the Mission …

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Tips for Using Credit Bureaus to Help Protect Your Financial Accounts

Tips for Using Credit Bureaus to Help Protect Your Financial Accounts

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If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, you should contact one of the three major credit bureaus to place a “fraud alert” on your credit account.

This critically important …

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Boost Morale — and Your Bottom Line

Boost Morale — and Your Bottom Line

It may sound cliché, but a happy workplace is a productive workplace. It comes as no surprise that employees who enjoy their jobs will work harder, ultimatelyOvations impacting a business where it matters most — the bottom line.

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Safeguarding Your Business: Cyber Security

Safeguarding Your Business: Cyber Security

Door w LOCKSSmall businesses are frequent targets of criminal attacks and hostile threats to systems, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Owners face serious challenges in protecting their business information, as well as safeguarding their clients and employees privacy. …

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MISSION VALLEY BANCORP REPORTS RECORD THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS

MISSION VALLEY BANCORP REPORTS RECORD THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS

Cropped SunValleyBldg High Res2015 is proving to be a strong year for Mission Valley Bancorp and Bank. We have achieved 3 record setting quarters, most recently closing the books for September with net income of $1,753,000 – a 71% increase over the $1,025,000 …

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