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How to Buy Another House Before Selling Yours

Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or purchasing your second home, buying and selling property is stressful. Doing both at the same time is downright daunting arrow-right

Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or purchasing your second home, buying and selling property is stressful. Doing both at the same time is downright daunting
young man is standing at a bank counter. Because of the good negotiation skills of an efficient employee, he decided to cooperate with her and sign a contract.

How to Choose a Bank - Top 5 Considerations

Find out the top five things to consider when choosing a bank that's right for you. Read the following steps to help you make your next banking choice. arrow-right

Find out the top five things to consider when choosing a bank that's right for you. Read the following steps to help you make your next banking choice.
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How to Move a Business to Another State

Moving any type of business to another state takes considerable thought and planning. WaFd Bank is here to guide you through the steps to relocate. arrow-right

Moving any type of business to another state takes considerable thought and planning. WaFd Bank is here to guide you through the steps to relocate.

Money Tips for Banking 101

young man is standing at a bank counter. Because of the good negotiation skills of an efficient employee, he decided to cooperate with her and sign a contract.

What You Need to Know About Paying for College

A college education has long been part of the American dream - the aspirational belief that all people should have the opportunity to become successful and ... arrow-right

A college education has long been part of the American dream - the aspirational belief that all people should have the opportunity to become successful and ...
Business people moving in new office

What to Do With This Year's Tax Refund

Although life has been unpredictable over the last year, this tax season may offer you a bit more financial certainty if you are one of the lucky ones receiving a refund. arrow-right

Although life has been unpredictable over the last year, this tax season may offer you a bit more financial certainty if you are one of the lucky ones receiving a refund.
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Budgeting 101: Tips for Creating a Budget That Works for You

As we continue to see the prices of groceries and other daily staples climb, now is the perfect time to develop a ... arrow-right

As we continue to see the prices of groceries and other daily staples climb, now is the perfect time to develop a ...

Money Tips for Building and Remodeling

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4 Things to Consider in a Custom Construction Loan

What should you expect? arrow-right

What should you expect?
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Pros & Cons to Consider BEFORE you Buy a Fixer-Upper

Fixer-uppers have a lower up-front cost than their turnkey counterparts. arrow-right

Fixer-uppers have a lower up-front cost than their turnkey counterparts.
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Should I buy or build a home?

Tips to help you decide if buying a house or building a house is better for you (and your wallet!). arrow-right

Tips to help you decide if buying a house or building a house is better for you (and your wallet!).

Money Tips for Building Credit

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Things to Consider Before You Cancel a Credit Card

Why you may want to think twice before you close that credit card you're not using... arrow-right

Why you may want to think twice before you close that credit card you're not using...
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How to Avoid Delinquent Credit Card Payments

What might happen if you miss a credit card payment? arrow-right

What might happen if you miss a credit card payment?
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7 Moves to Conquer Credit Card Debt

The average household with card debt now owes almost $16,000. Ideas to help you get ahead. arrow-right

The average household with card debt now owes almost $16,000. Ideas to help you get ahead.

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Did the Federal Government Shutdown "Shut Down" Your Budget?

Here's one tool to help... arrow-right

Here's one tool to help...
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WaFd Bank + Seattle Sounders FC Partnership!

We're excited to join the Seattle Sounders FC in announcing our new partnership! arrow-right

We're excited to join the Seattle Sounders FC in announcing our new partnership!
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Partnering with Mary’s Place to Help Seattle’s Homeless Population

Find out about our recent partnership. arrow-right

Find out about our recent partnership.

Consumer Tips

One Easy Way to Keep Your Identity More Secure

Steps you can take as a consumer to proactively use data protection.

Money Tips for Family Finance

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4 Simple Steps to Help You Save $100 a Month

Here are a few easy steps to help you set money aside. arrow-right

Here are a few easy steps to help you set money aside.
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Make a Plan to Save at Tax Time

With a little planning, your tax refund can be an opportunity to kick start your savings plan. arrow-right

With a little planning, your tax refund can be an opportunity to kick start your savings plan.
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Questions To Ask Before Taking Out a Student Loan

Here are a few things to consider before you sign paperwork. arrow-right

Here are a few things to consider before you sign paperwork.

Money Tips for Home Ownership

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Construction-to-Permanent Loans Explained

WaFd Bank’s all-in-one loan will help you build your dream home that’s the right fit for you. arrow-right

WaFd Bank’s all-in-one loan will help you build your dream home that’s the right fit for you.
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Best Way to Buy a House

Buying a house may sound complicated, although the process to buy a house is pretty straightforward. arrow-right

Buying a house may sound complicated, although the process to buy a house is pretty straightforward.
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What to look for when shopping for a lot

Buying a lot of land to build a house on involves more than you may think. Find out what else you need to know. arrow-right

Buying a lot of land to build a house on involves more than you may think. Find out what else you need to know.

Money Tips for Security and Privacy

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9 Steps to Keep Your Money Safer

Shopping online? Simple tips to keep your money a little safer... arrow-right

Shopping online? Simple tips to keep your money a little safer...
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Survey: Most people Don’t Password Protect Their Mobile Devices

Do you have a password on your phone, tablet or computer? arrow-right

Do you have a password on your phone, tablet or computer?
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How to Keep Your Refund Safe from Thieves

Tax fraud can be timely and costly to remedy. Tips to keep your information more secure. arrow-right

Tax fraud can be timely and costly to remedy. Tips to keep your information more secure.

Money Tips for Small Business

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What is the Best Bank for a Small Business?

A lot of places claim they’re the best bank for small business, but what really sets them apart from the rest? arrow-right

A lot of places claim they’re the best bank for small business, but what really sets them apart from the rest?
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What Is Needed to Open a Business Bank Account

Learn why, as a business owner, it is essential to open a business bank account. arrow-right

Learn why, as a business owner, it is essential to open a business bank account.
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6 Small Business "Spring Cleaning" Security Tips

How can you get your small business security practices cleaned up? arrow-right

How can you get your small business security practices cleaned up?

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