Banking & Investments

Community First Bank is renovating the building at 1007 Jadwin Ave. in Richland with plans to open in the fall. It will close its branch just down the road at 1060 Jadwin Ave. (Courtesy Archibald and Co.)

Community First renovates building for new branch after busy pandemic year

Community First Bank couldn’t pass up the opportunity to buy a vacant bank property at the intersection of Swift Boulevard...

Banking & Investment Briefs – July 2021

Walmart debuts cash payment platform Walmart is teaming with the PayNearMe mobile payments app to let customers pay utility, rent,...

Here’s a halftime report on investing in 2021

“Exciting” isn’t the word most people use when describing market and investment conditions, but it fits the description for the...
Numerica Credit Union plans to demolish the 37-year-old Baskin-Robbins ice cream building at 2307 Court St. in Pasco later this year to make way for a new branch office in the coming year. (Photo by TCAJOB)

Numerica plans to open new Court Street branch in coming year

Numerica Credit Union recently bought property on busy Court Street in Pasco with plans open a new branch. The Spokane...

Q&A with Susan M. Horton

President and CEO,  Wheatland Bank Susan M. Horton, CPA Employees you oversee: 151 employees, 8 directors and 440 shareholders. Brief...

Buying stocks or bonds to earn income? Here’s how that works

One common concern for investors is seeking a reliable source of passive income. Sometimes it is not immediately evident to...

PPP applications pushed lenders to their limits

Talk was going around. Politicians in Washington were developing a coronavirus package with a generous program to save jobs at...

The No. 1 threat to your investment success

There is the obvious investment advice that certainly you’ve heard again and again: Set clear and realistic long-term goals. Keep...

Where’s the inflation and what should investors do about it?

Will the massive fiscal and monetary stimulus packages designed to save the economy actually lead to high inflation? This is...

Mergers and acquisitions, a primer

When businesses or professionals talk about engaging in mergers or acquisitions (M&A), what exactly might that entail? In a general...

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