Spokane Journal of Business

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Gesa Credit Union set to open fourth Spokane-area office

In response to a growing customer base in Spokane, Gesa Credit Union will open its fourth Spokane-area office next month. The Richland, Wash.-based credit union, celebrating its 65th anniversary this year, has enjoyed steady growth in the Lilac City sinc...

Volatile expectations call for market-risk mitigation

Equities are continuing their recent selloff and prices are showing more volatility. The S&P 500 is ...

Insurance rider can help fulfill bucket list

Remember that funny movie, “The Bucket List,” with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman? Great mov...

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Program aims to reduce unbanked populations in North Idaho

In an effort to build better basic financial education, Coeur d'Alene-based United Way of North Idah...

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STCU to expand physical presence into Tri-Cities

Liberty Lake-based Spokane Teachers Credit Union plans to open one branch in each of the three citie...

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Blockchain technology makes its way into the Inland Northwest

Christopher Armitage, co-founder and co-owner of West Plains-based cleaning business Armitage Cleaning LLC, predicts that 10 years from now blockchain technology will be so omnipresent in society that people will use it daily without even appreciating how...

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Global Credit Union is considering building two new retail buildings

Spokane-based Global Credit Union is considering construction of two commercial structures on the western edge of downtown. One structure is planned on a lot just north of its corporate office building at 1500 W. Fourth and the other across Fourth Avenue...

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Tax law changes expected to reduce charitable giving

As the end of tax season looms, financial experts both here and nationally are predicting provisions in the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could change how taxpayers plan to contribute to charity this year. Most agree the changes are likely to alter taxpayer...

Adviser: Set realistic retirement funding plan

Saving for retirement can be a daunting and intimidating task. Various formulas abound, are everywhere, and readily provided by financial planners, advisers, and websites. They allow you to plug in your information to account for your goals, time left to ...

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Financial planning for caregivers

According to the Danbury, Conn.-based National Organization for Rare Disorders, 30 million Americans—about 1 in 10—live with a rare disease, which is a disease that affects fewer than 200,000 people. There are about 7,000 known rare diseases, NORD say...

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