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Cyber Security is a Shared Responsibility

Cyber Security is a Shared Responsibility
by Marianne Cederlind
Executive Vice President and Chief Business Banking Officer / Mission Valley Bank

A recent article written by the Independent Community Bankers Association provided the reminder that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns to never give sensitive …

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Mission Valley Bancorp — Off to a Strong Start for 2017

Mission Valley Bancorp — Off to a Strong Start for 2017

The first quarter of 2017 proved to be yet another strong one for Mission Valley as we achieved a benchmark quarter close, reaching net income of $1,293,000, a 107% increase over the $626,000 reported at March 31, 2016. This significant …

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Business Travelers Beware!

Business Travelers Beware!

Courtesy of CYBERHEISTNEWS
There is a new spin on an existing phishing scam you need to be aware of.  Bad guys are doing research on you personally using social media and find out where and when you (might) travel for …

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Merchant Bankcard Conversions Less Costly Than the Alternative

Merchant Bankcard Conversions Less Costly Than the Alternative
by Cameron Brown
Vice President, Merchant Services and Sales Manager

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As financial institutions scrambled to issue EMV cards – short for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa chip technology — to replace the standard magnetic technology, merchants prepared for the conversion. Merchants …

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Mission Valley Bank Welcomes Two New Business Banking Experts to the Team!

Mission Valley Bank Welcomes Two New Business Banking Experts to the Team!

Paula Bahamon joins Mission Valley Bank as Vice President, Business Banker, at the Corporate Office in Sun Valley. Paula has extensive commercial banking experience, specializing in small business, business development, and client relationship management and her track record has …

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Stopping Unsolicited Mail, Phone Calls, and Email — Advice from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission

Stopping Unsolicited Mail, Phone Calls, and Email — Advice from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission

Tired of having your mailbox crammed with unsolicited mail, including preapproved credit card applications? Fed up with getting telemarketing calls just as you’re sitting down to dinner? Fuming that your email inbox is chock-full of unsolicited advertising? The good news …

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MISSION VALLEY BANCORP ANNOUNCES RECORD EARNINGS FOR YEAR END 2016

MISSION VALLEY BANCORP ANNOUNCES RECORD EARNINGS FOR YEAR END 2016

Written by Tamara Gurney —  President & CEO of Mission Valley Bancorp & Mission Valley Bank

As the founding President of Mission Valley, I am pleased to share that 2016 was an exceptional year for our organization during which we …

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Take Control of Your Money Online

Take Control of Your Money Online

Ever wonder how you can keep better track of your spending? Save money more easily? Bank more efficiently? Eliminate late-fee charges on your bills?

The solution for all of that is in your hands — with Online Banking.  While most …

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Mission Valley Bank Launches CardValet®

Mission Valley Bank Launches CardValet®

Mission Valley Bank is excited to introduce CardValet®, a mobile card management application that helps reduce account fraud by allowing cardholders to monitor accounts with their smartphone and control how, when and where their debit card is used.…

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IRS, States and Tax Industry Renew Alert about Form W-2 Scam Targeting Payroll, Human Resource Departments

IRS, States and Tax Industry Renew Alert about Form W-2 Scam Targeting Payroll, Human Resource Departments

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today renewed their warning about an email scam that uses a corporate officer’s name to request employee Forms W-2 from company payroll or human resources …

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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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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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