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Valley concern helps widows find independence

Twenty years ago, Wes Teterud and his wife, Adrienne, started Widows Might in the basement of a local church, with the goal of the Spokane Valley nonprofit to provide guidance and resources on practical matters for widows who might not have support from...

Getting financial advice for your parents

There are many talks that your parents get to have with you, and I’m sure that in this day and age...

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Executive pay surges in the Inland Northwest

Total compensation for executives at Inland Northwest-headquartered publicly traded companies surged...

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Donor-advised funds see increased popularity

Financial advisers here say that since the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act earlier this ...

Inland Northwest composite declines

Hart Capital Management Inc., of Spokane, says the composite value of the nine Inland Northwest-base...

Spokane-based Moss Adams principal selected to lead national practice

Seattle-based national accounting firm Moss Adams LLP, which has an office here, has named Spokane partner Craig Sanders as the national leader of the firm’s financial services consulting practice, which covers all 50 states. The financial services con...

BECU plans to open its first home loan center in Spokane Valley

Boeing Employee Credit Union plans to open a home loan center in a single-story building it’s remodeling at 12111 E. Mission, says Bethany Hawley, spokesman for the Tukwilla, Wash-based credit union. Hawley says BECU plans an August opening for the hom...

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HELOCs grow in popularity in the Spokane area

Some lending and real estate experts here say that Spokane-area homeowners are pursuing home equity lines of credit, or HELOCs, at rates that mirror the flourishing housing market. “I think definitely over the past 12 months, the HELOC product has beco...

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Alexa, show me the money

Amazon’s Alexa, a popular virtual assistant that you may already have sitting on a nearby desk or shelf, is soon to be the newest employee, figuratively speaking, at Spokane-area financial institutions. At least two area credit unions—Numerica Cred...

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Inflation significance varies with individuals

The topic of inflation has begun to receive more attention from the media, economists, policy makers, and the Federal Reserve. The reason for this heightened interest is that the official measure of inflation is approaching the Federal Reserve’s target ...

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