Banking & Investments

Ashwin Joshi, a Southridge High School senior, has already started his own nonprofit and developed a curriculum focused on boosting knowledge about money. He’s also launched a school club on financial literacy in Kennewick and Richland. (Photo by Ryan Jackman)

Southridge senior kick-starts nonprofit to promote teen financial literacy

  While some teens used the pandemic shutdown to play Minecraft or learn TikTok dances, Ashwin Joshi was reading “Rich...
Amber Merrill, Gesa Credit Union’s community relations manager, started in 2014 as a high school intern. Each summer during college, she returned to Gesa to work. The Richland-based credit union hired her full time after she graduated with her bachelor’s degree and promoted her to a management role in June. (Photo by Laura Kostad)

She never expected a high school internship to lead to her career path

It’s rare for employees to stick with a single company for a long time and even more rare for them...

Q&A with Carla Cicero

President & CEONumerica Credit Union Carla Cicero Number of employees you oversee: 660 Brief background about the business: Numerica Credit...

Wheatland Bank to be acquired by Glacier Bancorp

Wheatland Bank, which has a branch in Pasco, is set to join the Glacier Bancorp family of banks. Community Financial...
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STCU hits $5 billion, eyes more branches in the Tri-Cities

Five years after it expanded into the Tri-Cities, STCU reports it has hit important milestones on its way to becoming...

Loans against investment accounts can offer compelling benefits

Though most Americans have at least a passing understanding of the ability to use the equity in a house to...

Q&A with Leanne Antonio

Leanne Antonio President/CEO Yakima Federal Savings and Loan Association Leanne Antonio Number of employees you oversee: 130 employed by company...

Banking & Investment Briefs – August 2022

FDIC clarifies what it covers. Hint: Not crypto Failures by cryptocurrency companies and other non-bank institutions are not covered by...

It pays to revisit investing basics in uncertain market

It has been a tough year for the market, battling the headwinds of record inflation, rising interest rates and Russia’s...

Money-wise advice for newlyweds tying the knot

The Tri-Cities’ beloved retired four-star general, Jim Mattis, has married for the first time. Huzzah! His wife, Christina Lomasney, is...

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