Spokane Journal of Business

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New bank, credit union branches planned in Spokane, Cd’A

Two financial institutions are planning to construct new branches, one on Spokane’s North Side and one in Coeur d’Alene. ...

Hypersciences secures additional VC capital

Spokane-based geothermal drilling technology startup HyperSciences Inc. has raised $87,700 ...

Payday lending loses favor among borrowers

The popularity of payday lending in Washington state has been decreasing steadily, according to data...

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Target of integrity

Nearly seven years ago, Sean Ruggiero, a Coeur d’Alene-based financial investment adviser...

Third-quarter bank earnings offer mixed bag

Some banks with a Spokane presence are reporting an increase in third-quarter net income due to...

As black swan event, pandemic strains coping capabilities

Chances are, you’ve probably heard the saying “life is unpredictable.” Albeit true, this statement can quickly become cliché. 2020 has been nothing short of unpredictable, and for many of us, the events of this past year have left us with many ...

Scrutinizing good businesses at core of investing

Uncertainty dominates the U.S. investing landscape, including questions on economic growth, election outcomes, and the impact of civil unrest. To help navigate the uncertainty, it is important to remember the core of investing ...

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Cowles Co. establishes new venture-capital arm

In an effort to diversify its corporate holdings and cement itself in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Inland Northwest, Spokane-based Cowles Co. has formally established a venture capital investment arm. ...

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Economic volatility influences donor behaviors

In a year fraught with economic turmoil stemming from a pandemic, Inland Northwest nonprofits say they've seen donor behaviors change in response to both their own economic uncertainty and the uncertainty nonprofits are experiencing....

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Reimagining community investment in the INW

There is a tsunami coming. Before we cause needless alarm, this is not yet another unexpected emergency, but a demographic tidal wave that we have known about for some time....

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