Jun 30, 2015
Planning your vacation can be half the fun of the actual traveling experience. Between perusing sites like Trip Advisor or the Travel Channel, researching local activities and eateries, and asking fri...
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Apr 30, 2015
Most of us agree that volunteering is a powerful way to give back to our local communities, enhance and add value to our neighborhoods, achieve personal growth and possibly even learn a new skill. But...
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Apr 16, 2015
On April 14, Washington Federal was honored with the Innovation in Financial Education Award presented by NASDAQ and EverFi.  The award recognizes its significant efforts to improve the fina...
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Mar 24, 2015
Can anyone relate to this statement? "I was clueless about loans, how to get one, and how to buy a home."  Just thinking about buying a home can be daunting and overwhelming. We're...
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Mar 23, 2015
Excerpt from a post found on Plymouth Housing Group's News section. Original post can be viewed here. Plymouth and Washington Federal both work to support a robust local housing continuum. Homeownersh...
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Mar 12, 2015
According to the American Bankers Association, about half of all consumers know what their credit score is. But how many of us know exactly how this mysterious score is actually calculated? A lot of w...
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Feb 19, 2015
The journey of African-Americans in our nation is one of strength, resilience, and achievement. By exposing today's young people, and tomorrow's community leaders, to the empowering stories of the Afr...
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Feb 18, 2015
Helping to Empower Saint Martin's Hospitality Center to End Homelessness Saint Martin's Shelter Facility   Guest blog post by Shannon Lee, New Mexico Small Business Banking Officer I was luc...
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Jan 27, 2015
At Washington Federal, one of our goals is to educate and empower young people about taking control of their financial future. To support this important endeavor, we've partnered with EverFi to bring ...
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Jan 13, 2015
We'd love to see you at our annual meeting! Our Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, January 21 at the Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle. Benaroya Hall is located at 200 Un...
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