Finances

Along Washington’s 3,200 miles of shoreline, roughly 70,000 residents are employed in maritime, making it an important economic driver for the region.

Meet the ‘Fish Bankers’

The maritime industry is woven deep into the history and culture of the Pacific Northwest, dating back hundreds of years. For modern maritime businesses, it’s… Continue reading

 

Jim Morrell, CEO of Peninsula Credit Union.

Peninsula Credit Union offers big benefits amid rising inflation + interest rates

Community-focused approach helps members find place of greater financial well-being

 

First Fed-PiggyBank. Stock photo

The Gift of Savings: Smart money habits 4 kids

Enjoy a bonus welcome gift when you open a kids savings account this holiday season

 

First Fed Board of Directors with Field Arts & Events Hall leadership. Photo credit: Zoe Bowen.

First Fed Gives $2M to Field Hall to Support Local Economic Development

Along the waterfront in downtown Port Angeles, a new community space is taking shape. Field Arts & Events Hall will provide a world-class home for… Continue reading

First Fed Board of Directors with Field Arts & Events Hall leadership. Photo credit: Zoe Bowen.
A comprehensive financial plan should be reassessed periodically to incorporate life changes.

Have you had your annual financial check-up?

If financial freedom is a life goal for you, a financial plan is critical. A comprehensive financial plan should be reassessed periodically to incorporate life… Continue reading

A comprehensive financial plan should be reassessed periodically to incorporate life changes.
Community banks like 1st Security Bank have a deeper understanding of the unique financial needs in their home territories, resulting in close, long-term customer relationships.

Community banks, community support

Alison Hero thought she was ready for the pandemic. She prepared an updated menu on a new online ordering system for her restaurant, Silverwater Café,… Continue reading

Community banks like 1st Security Bank have a deeper understanding of the unique financial needs in their home territories, resulting in close, long-term customer relationships.