Stories tagged: finance
UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2020
Several area banks and credit unions are temporarily closing branches and limiting service to drive-thru only amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
The Federal Reserve approved a proposal Thursday to loosen a financial-crisis era rule that prevents banks from investing in venture capital funds.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
The merger of the two credit unions will combine assets of more than $1.5 billion across 28 branches in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
Spokane-area students learn about realities of financial responsibility through Junior Achievement program
For Maylea Blackerby, learning how to budget for monthly expenses on a fixed income was an eye-opening experience.
Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is operating at a loss, and has been since 2016, and hospital leaders say this is largely due to expenses outpacing revenue.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Numerica is offering two, $2,500 scholarships to graduates of an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree program with an outstanding federal student loan.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
After months of construction, Canopy Credit Union has completed its expansion to Spokane Valley with a new, state-of the-art branch that has space for an additional tenant.
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
Kumiko Love, an accredited financial counselor, founded
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Spokane-based Northwest Farm Credit Services reported an earnings drop for the second quarter.
Tue., July 23, 2019
Washington Trust Bancorp Inc., parent company of the Washington Trust Co., reported a slight decrease in net income for the second quarter.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
NEW YORK – Investors extended a rally through a holiday-shortened day and pushed the S&P 500 index to its third straight record high close on Wednesday. Other major indexes also …
Tue., July 2, 2019
Stocks shook off an early wobble to eke out small gains Tuesday, nudging the S&P 500 index to an all-time high for the second straight day.
Mon., July 1, 2019
Coeur d’Alene resident Desiree Harrison is one of many Americans working a side hustle. Since the Great Recession, the gig economy – a labor market consisting of workers who don’t …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019
Northern Quest inked a five-year agreement with Tukwila-based BECU to rename its outdoor concert venue to BECU Live at Northern Quest Resort & Casino.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019
Forbes magazine has named Horizon Credit Union as one of the top five credit unions in Washington. The Spokane Valley-based credit union is ranked third on Forbes’ list of America’s …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019
Peter Stanton, who is the fourth generation in the family to lead the Spokane-based bank, attributes its success to financial conservatism and emphasis on customer service.
Fri., May 24, 2019
More than 53% of residents raised their credit scores in 2019, placing Spokane third out of 100 cities with the largest increase in scores nationwide, according to a recent report …
UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019
Spokane Teachers Credit Union is acquiring customer accounts from a Sandpoint branch of Banner Bank, pending state and federal approval.
UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019
Spokane Federal Credit Union is changing its name to Canopy Credit Union as part of a rebranding effort that also includes a new logo.
Fri., March 1, 2019
Washington State Employees Credit Union is moving to a new location in Spokane Valley.
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
The largest piece of legislation passed by this Congress was last year’s federal tax bill, which made sweeping changes to both individual and corporate filers. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says …
Thu., May 24, 2018
U.S. banks are keeping a watchful eye on the ambitions of Amazon.com and other technology giants to break into the world of finance. So is the Federal Reserve.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
As U.S. stock markets oscillate through a week of volatile ups and downs, anyone with money in the markets likely will have questions about the long-term health of their investments …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
There is a need to fully fund public schools and finally remove the yoke of the McCleary ruling that has dominated discussion in Olympia for far too long.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
Banks and hedge funds that rely on artificial intelligence threaten to inject risks into the financial system that could exacerbate a future crisis, according to global regulators.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday defended the web of regulations the Fed helped enact after the 2008 financial crisis, saying it helped restore the banking system’s health and …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017
The proposal by a group of Chinese investors to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange is on hold while the Securities and Exchange Commission takes time to consider letters from the …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017
The “Goldilocks” rally still has juice. That perfect environment to sustain broad market gains – when global growth is fast enough to lift corporate profits, but tame enough to keep …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017
Bad news for financial titans like JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs Group’s Lloyd Blankfein: Most Americans hold unfavorable views of Wall Street banks and corporate executives, and distrust …