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Trust in Downtown: Washington Trust’s vision for its headquarters

While Washington Trust Bank has yet to release its first quarter financial results, the bank has made some big investments recently that will support its growth in 2019, says longtime President and Chief Operating Officer Jack Heath. ...

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PayTrace puts its focus on business merchants

PayTrace Inc., a company specializing in payment processing software for businesses, processed 52 ...

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Student loan debt is substantial in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene

Roughly 40% of student loan borrowers are expected to default on their loans by 2023, according to...

Power of compounding shouldn’t be overlooked (finance)

The purchase of Manhattan Island by Peter Minuit for $24 in 1626 is commonly used as an example of a...

Vista Title acquires Prime Real Estate Closing

Spokane-based Vista Title & Escrow LLC has agreed to acquire the assets of Spokane-based...

Washington Trust buys Wells Fargo Center

Spokane-based Washington Trust Bank has agreed to buy the 17-story Wells Fargo Center, at 601 W. First in downtown Spokane, from Inland Northwest Health Services. The terms of the transaction, which is expected to be completed April 19, weren't disclos...

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Tax change impact on Spokane nonprofits still unclear

A panic spread through nonprofits in the Inland Northwest and elsewhere last year after federal tax changes were enacted. The concern: charitable giving would decrease and hamper the organizations’ budgets. ...

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Tax season presents steeper learning curve

This tax season, the first since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, is raising the learning curve for both taxpayers and tax preparers, Spokane accountants say. ...

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Icons Dave Clack: An accidental but beneficial career in banking

Looking back on the high points from a career spanning more than four decades that has earned him broad praise in business and civic leadership circles here, Spokane’s David A. Clack seems uneasy dwelling on personal achievements. ...

Banner Bank plans new retail plaza in Spokane Valley

Walla Walla, Wash.-based Banner Bank plans to demolish four structures and build a new branch this year on 4.3 acres of land it owns at the northeast corner of Argonne Road and Sprague Avenue, in Spokane Valley. ...

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