Banking & Investments

CEO Q&A with Eric Pearson

Eric Pearson, CEO of Community First Bank Brief background of your business: Community First Bank started...
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell addressed a full house at AWB's first-annual Federal Affairs Summit on Sept. 21, 2017 at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum. (Courtesy Brian Mittge/AWB)

Connect with congressional leaders at Aug. 14 summit

By Kris Johnson It isn’t just the decisions made in Olympia that impact the economy in Washington state. What happens...
Attorney Beau Ruff works for Cornerstone Wealth Strategies in Kennewick.

Prudent investor rule helps to protect other people’s money, assets

By Beau Ruff You can do whatever you want with your money and assets but when charged with caring for...

Federal regulations change for check endorsements

Consumers should be aware of a regulatory change that went into effect on July 1, adding a step to the...
Dennis Miller and Derek Munson of Kennewick-based Artmil Design spoke at TRIDEC’s fourth annual FABREO expo about making their online marketing campaigns a success using real-life case studies from Artmil’s clients.

E-commerce experts offer tips for navigating digital marketplace

The new storefront is online and to be successful there, it’s best to learn all you can about how to...

Citibank to pay states $100M over interest rate manipulation

Citibank, a Wall Street financial institution, will pay a total of $100 million to 42 states, including Washington, for manipulating...

More than 2 million tax ID numbers to expire this year

With more than 2 million individual taxpayer identification numbers, or ITINs, set to expire at the end of this year,...

Regional public utility districts ponder best ways to handle bitcoin growth

Mining in the Northwest was different in the 1890s. Back then, miners hunted for gold in the streams and mountains...
Global Credit Union closed its two Tri-City branches, located within Yoke’s Fresh Market stores in Pasco and Kennewick, on Jan. 31.

Global Credit Union closes grocery-based branches in Pasco, Kennewick

Yoke’s Fresh Market seeks to fill vacancy with another bank, credit union Global Credit Union has closed its two Tri-City grocery...

State’s banking industry stable, improving in three key areas

By Roberta Hollinshead Trends in the Washington state banking industry are generally positive coming into 2018. ...

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