Mar 23, 2017
Our recent Financial Scholars graduates at Albuquerque's Highland High School learned money management, credit and real-life budget scenarios - at no cost to the school, students or taxpayers.
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Mar 20, 2017
For many of us, a tax refund can be a powerful ally in helping jump start an emergency fund, pay off lingering credit card debt or establish a college fund for the first time. Unfortunately for many in the community, completing their taxes can be a daunting, overwhelming task...
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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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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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Nov 21, 2014
As the retail season heats up, today's youngest consumers are likely getting ready to spend a lot of money. Yet 44% of high school students, who report that they do NOT know what a credit score i...
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Nov 12, 2014
Volunteerism: the principle of donating time and energy for the benefit of other people in the community as a social responsibility rather than for any financial reward. Here at Washington Federal, we...
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Oct 17, 2014
At Washington Federal, we were looking for some creative ways to give back to our communities this fall. We knew we wanted to help out ALL the areas that we're located in, not just a few states or nei...
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