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Balboa Capital opens office in Spokane

Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Balboa Capital Corp. has opened an office on the lower level of The Inlander newspaper building, at 1227 W. Summit Parkway, in the Kendall Yards development west of downtown Spokane. Balboa Capital is a technology-centered financ...

Inland Northwest stock composite sees small dip

Hart Capital Management Inc., of Spokane, says the composite value of the 10 publicly traded Inland ...

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Women face unique challenges in retirement planning

In preparing for retirement, women face some particular challenges that men don’t, which is why ex...

Strategizing for retirement as lifespans grow longer

Making the transition from earning money to spending money when you first stop working is tricky, es...

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Cheney credit union develops West Plains branch

Cheney Federal Credit Union has started construction on its second branch, which will be located at ...

Wheatland Bank expands its mortgage division

Spokane-based Wheatland Bank has expanded its mortgage division downtown. The home loan division, led by Troy Sims, senior vice president and director of residential lending services, has a team of 15, including six residential lenders and support staff,...

Riding the cycles: Monitor rates, stay diversified

Currently, we’re trading near the all-time highs of the U.S. stock market, while the bond market continues near its all-time lows. This cyclicality aspect of the markets is leading many to conclude that the time may be coming near for them to trade plac...

Fiduciary rule discussion raising expectations

Last year, the Department of Labor issued a new ruling requiring that most financial professionals who provide advice on retirement investments must act as fiduciaries, meaning that they are legally and ethically required to act in the best interest of th...

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Post acquisition, Merriman Wealth mines for clients in Spokane

Traditionally, journalists haven’t been recognized as a financially savvy lot; however, one local financial adviser points to a one-time business columnist for the publication Barron’s Magazine as having helped him shape his long-term investment strat...

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Advisors Mortgage duo embraces team approach

As the Spokane real estate market continues to heat up, lenders here at The Advisors Mortgage Co. say they’re preparing for added competition in mortgage loans. “The current market is definitely a seller’s market,” says Blaine Rolstad, branch ma...

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