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  • Taking the bargain route (sponsored)

    Taking the bargain route (sponsored)

    Friday, July 14 2017 2:07 PM EDT2017-07-14 18:07:53 GMT

    It all started with a single, attainable goal: buying a snazzy new Yeti cooler, filled with craft beer from microbreweries between the Inland Northwest and Texas. To make it happen, 32-year-old Tyler McGuffin, of Spokane Valley, applied the skills he uses every day as an STCU accountant to plan an itinerary that would take him from Spokane to Waco.

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    It all started with a single, attainable goal: buying a snazzy new Yeti cooler, filled with craft beer from microbreweries between the Inland Northwest and Texas. To make it happen, 32-year-old Tyler McGuffin, of Spokane Valley, applied the skills he uses every day as an STCU accountant to plan an itinerary that would take him from Spokane to Waco.

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  • For many, alternative financial services carry a steep cost (sponsored)

    For many, alternative financial services carry a steep cost (sponsored)

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-06-07 18:37:03 GMT

    Most people’s financial lives revolve around a credit union or a bank. They buy groceries using debit cards linked to their checking accounts and save money in savings accounts. For some people, however, there’s no solid center. >>Read more...

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    Most people’s financial lives revolve around a credit union or a bank. They buy groceries using debit cards linked to their checking accounts and save money in savings accounts. For some people, however, there’s no solid center. >>Read more...

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  • 3D Mammography significantly increasing detection of breast cancer (sponsored)

    3D Mammography significantly increasing detection of breast cancer (sponsored)

    Friday, May 5 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-05-05 18:43:16 GMT

    A recent study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 3D mammography reveals significantly more invasive cancers than a traditional mammogram.

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    A recent study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 3D mammography reveals significantly more invasive cancers than a traditional, 2D mammogram.

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  • Let ‘er rip! Protect yourself by shredding these documents (sponsored)

    Let ‘er rip! Protect yourself by shredding these documents (sponsored)

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:34:34 GMT

    Any victim of identity theft, fire, or flood will be glad for the time taken in advance to file and store critical records. And, if you’ve ever had to settle the estate of a friend or loved one, you’ll be relieved if you find official records in one, organized location.

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    Any victim of identity theft, fire, or flood will be glad for the time taken in advance to file and store critical records. And, if you’ve ever had to settle the estate of a friend or loved one, you’ll be relieved if you find official records in one, organized location. Here’s a quick guide to evaluate what records you should keep.

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  • Hoopfest Offers Early Registration Incentive for Teams, Volunteers (sponsored)

    Hoopfest Offers Early Registration Incentive for Teams, Volunteers (sponsored)

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-04-19 18:42:43 GMT

    This year Hoopfest is offering an incentive for early registration for teams, court monitors and other volunteers with special swag for those who sign up by April, 30th. The deadline to register to guarantee a spot in the tournament is Monday, May 8th.

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    This year Hoopfest is offering an incentive for early registration for teams, court monitors and other volunteers with special swag for those who sign up by April, 30th. The deadline to register to guarantee a spot in the tournament is Monday, May 8th.

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  • Till debt do us part (sponsored)

    Till debt do us part (sponsored)

    Friday, March 31 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-03-31 18:33:58 GMT

    Sure, his eyes are dreamy chocolate puddles. What’s his credit card balance? Unromantic as it may sound, the debt both partners bring to your marriage will affect your relationship, not to mention your finances. >More...

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    Sure, his eyes are dreamy chocolate puddles. What’s his credit card balance? Unromantic as it may sound, the debt both partners bring to your marriage will affect your relationship, not to mention your finances. Debt and other financial challenges are among couples’ top causes of arguments and divorce. >More...

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  • Now is a great time to organize your finances; here’s how from STCU (sponsored)

    Now is a great time to organize your finances; here’s how from STCU (sponsored)

    Thursday, February 16 2017 2:14 PM EST2017-02-16 19:14:12 GMT

    Ever been late paying a bill that got lost in a pile of paper? Could anyone make sense of your finances if something happened to you? Organizing your finances and important documents helps to reduce clutter and assures you’ll be prepared for whatever life throws your way. Here are some ways to help you get organized. >>More...

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    Ever been late paying a bill that got lost in a pile of paper? Could anyone make sense of your finances if something happened to you? Organizing your finances and important documents helps to reduce clutter and assures you’ll be prepared for whatever life throws your way. Here are some ways to help you get organized. >>More...

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  • Spokane County Libraries ‘Engage’ Readers With New Magazine (sponsored)

    Spokane County Libraries ‘Engage’ Readers With New Magazine (sponsored)

    The Spokane County Library District introduces Engage, a new magazine packed with information about events, workshops and programs at the library. Just like all of the library’s events and programs, the magazine is free. When you open the pages of Engage, you’ll find classes, performances, and information for everyone. >>More...

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    The Spokane County Library District introduces Engage, a new magazine packed with information about events, workshops and programs at the library. Just like all of the library’s events and programs, the magazine is free. When you open the pages of Engage, you’ll find classes, performances, and information for everyone. >>More...

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  • Spokane AAU to wrap up 28th season with Shootout Spring Classic (sponsored)

    Spokane AAU to wrap up 28th season with Shootout Spring Classic (sponsored)

    Spokane AAU Regional Basketball Club is wrapping up its 28th season as the region’s premier youth competitive organization for girls and boys grades 4-8 with the ‘Shootout Spring Classic’ on February 25th & 26th in Spokane. Registration is open for girls and boys teams in grades 4-8.  >>More...

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    Spokane AAU Regional Basketball Club is wrapping up its 28th season as the region’s premier youth competitive organization for girls and boys grades 4-8 with the ‘Shootout Spring Classic’ on February 25th & 26th in Spokane. Registration is open for girls and boys teams in grades 4-8.  >>More...

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  • Preparing your wallet for next year’s holiday shopping (sponsored)

    Preparing your wallet for next year’s holiday shopping (sponsored)

    While scouring through newspaper ads, price-checking across the web, taking advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales may sound like fun to you, all that holiday spending could be a pain in your budget. Here are some tips to prepare for your holiday shopping spree.

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    While scouring through newspaper ads, price-checking across the web, taking advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales may sound like fun to you, all that holiday spending could be a pain in your budget. Here are some tips to prepare for your next holiday shopping spree. >>SEE SMART TIPS

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  • Still holiday shopping? Consider buying local (sponsored)

    Still holiday shopping? Consider buying local (sponsored)

    Thursday, November 12 2015 8:09 PM EST2015-11-13 01:09:36 GMT
    Thursday, December 15 2016 2:38 PM EST2016-12-15 19:38:27 GMT

    Are a procrastinator who still has some shopping to do? As you head out to the stores, or to your favorite website, here are six reasons to consider spending those holiday dollars with local businesses. LEARN MORE HERE >>

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    Are a procrastinator who still has some shopping to do? As you head out to the stores, or to your favorite website, here are six reasons to consider spending those holiday dollars with local businesses. LEARN MORE HERE >>

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  • When paying on the web, verify first (sponsored)

    When paying on the web, verify first (sponsored)

    Thursday, November 17 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-11-17 21:33:35 GMT

    Imagine sharing your credit card number with a half-dozen online stores ? big retailers, trendy boutiques, and a dog-toy company that seems nice enough. Trust that your account information is in good hands all around, because thieves can’t create attractive websites, right? That might work. But it might not. Thieves can make attractive websites. They also can send you email and snoop on your online transactions to steal your data. Before you hit “check out” on a w...

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    Imagine sharing your credit card number with a half-dozen online stores ? big retailers, trendy boutiques, and a dog-toy company that seems nice enough. Trust that your account information is in good hands all around, because thieves can’t create attractive websites, right? That might work. But it might not. Thieves can make attractive websites. They also can send you email and snoop on your online transactions to steal your data. Before you hit “check out” on a w...

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    Registration open for competitive Santa Slammer basketball tournament in Spokane (sponsored)

    Registration open for competitive Santa Slammer basketball tournament in Spokane (sponsored)

    Friday, November 11 2016 5:09 PM EST2016-11-11 22:09:43 GMT

    First comes Thanksgiving, then Hanukkah, followed by Christmas and the New Year. And nestled in the middle of all the festivities is another long standing tradition in the Inland Northwest: the Santa Slammer youth basketball tournament in Spokane. This year’s Santa Slammer Winter Classic tournament is set for December 17 and 18 at various venues throughout Spokane and Spokane Valley. This year’s tournament is the exclusive qualifier in Eastern Washington for the AAU State...

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    First comes Thanksgiving, then Hanukkah, followed by Christmas and the New Year. And nestled in the middle of all the festivities is another long standing tradition in the Inland Northwest: the Santa Slammer youth basketball tournament in Spokane. This year’s Santa Slammer Winter Classic tournament is set for December 17 and 18 at various venues throughout Spokane and Spokane Valley. This year’s tournament is the exclusive qualifier in Eastern Washington for the AAU State...

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  • Credit unions gaining in popularity. STCU explains how they work (sponsored)

    Credit unions gaining in popularity. STCU explains how they work (sponsored)

    Wednesday, November 2 2016 1:59 PM EDT2016-11-02 17:59:40 GMT

    You’ve probably heard of co-ops: food co-ops, childcare co-ops, housing co-ops, energy co-ops. The stuff they’re sharing varies -- groceries, babysitting, real estate, kilowatt-hours -- but the concept is the same: In a cooperative, people join together to form an organization, sharing resources for the benefit of all members. Want to learn more about credit unions? Go to www.stcumoney.org.

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    You’ve probably heard of co-ops: food co-ops, childcare co-ops, housing co-ops, energy co-ops. The stuff they’re sharing varies -- groceries, babysitting, real estate, kilowatt-hours -- but the concept is the same: In a cooperative, people join together to form an organization, sharing resources for the benefit of all members. Want to learn more about credit unions? Go to www.stcumoney.org.

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  • Spokane County Libraries offer programs on saving, writing this fall (sponsored)

    Spokane County Libraries offer programs on saving, writing this fall (sponsored)

    Friday, October 28 2016 1:58 PM EDT2016-10-28 17:58:45 GMT

    The Spokane County Library District is hosting Thinking Money: A Financial Exhibition, a new traveling exhibit designed about money and financial literacy. The exhibition opens on Saturday, October 22 at the Spokane Valley branch (12004 E. Main) with activities and events that day for all ages.

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    The Spokane County Library District is hosting Thinking Money: A Financial Exhibition, a new traveling exhibit designed about money and financial literacy. The exhibition opens on Saturday, October 22 at the Spokane Valley branch (12004 E. Main) with activities and events that day for all ages.

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  • Deadline approaching for annual Boo Ball Fall Classic AAU Tournament (sponsored)

    Deadline approaching for annual Boo Ball Fall Classic AAU Tournament (sponsored)

    Monday, October 17 2016 2:38 PM EDT2016-10-17 18:38:25 GMT

    As basketball season heats up in the Northwest, the region’s youth teams look forward to what has become a yearly tradition in Spokane: the Boo Ball Fall Classic. Teams thinking about signing up should act fast before it's too late.

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    As basketball season heats up in the Northwest, the region’s youth teams look forward to what has become a yearly tradition in Spokane: the Boo Ball Fall Classic. Teams thinking about signing up should act fast before it's too late.

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  • Disagreement over money a leading cause of marital strife; here’s how to ease the conflict, from STCU. (sponsored)

    Disagreement over money a leading cause of marital strife; here’s how to ease the conflict, from STCU. (sponsored)

    Thursday, September 29 2016 3:06 PM EDT2016-09-29 19:06:33 GMT

    Ways to make money conversations with your spouse easier In study after study, money is often cited as one of the top conflict points in marriage. Finances can be an emotional topic for couples, especially when money is tight. So it pays to get in the habit of discussing it on a regular basis, even if you keep separate finances.

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    Ways to make money conversations with your spouse easier In study after study, money is often cited as one of the top conflict points in marriage. Finances can be an emotional topic for couples, especially when money is tight. So it pays to get in the habit of discussing it on a regular basis, even if you keep separate finances.

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  • Four ways to improve your financial future (sponsored)

    Four ways to improve your financial future (sponsored)

    Thursday, July 14 2016 12:00 PM EDT2016-07-14 16:00:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 4 2016 2:04 PM EDT2016-08-04 18:04:28 GMT

    According to two 2015 surveys – one by Google Consumer Survey and one by Bankrate.com – 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans. Thirty-one percent of those between 35 and 54 reported savings account balances of zero. When it comes to savings for any kind of goal, big or small, knowing the basics can help give you a place to get started. READ MORE

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    According to two 2015 surveys – one by Google Consumer Survey and one by Bankrate.com – 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans. Thirty-one percent of those between 35 and 54 reported savings account balances of zero. When it comes to savings for any kind of goal, big or small, knowing the basics can help give you a place to get started. READ MORE

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  • KHQ NW DEALS: 2-for-1 Strike Zone or Palenque Restaurant

    KHQ NW DEALS: 2-for-1 Strike Zone or Palenque Restaurant

    Wednesday, July 20 2016 7:34 PM EDT2016-07-20 23:34:19 GMT
    Friday, July 29 2016 2:59 AM EDT2016-07-29 06:59:09 GMT
    Northwest Deals make great gifts! >>
    Northwest Deals make great gifts! >>
  • KHQ NW Deals: 2-for-1 at Corks & Canvas Events

    KHQ NW Deals: 2-for-1 at Corks & Canvas Events

    Wednesday, July 20 2016 7:29 PM EDT2016-07-20 23:29:50 GMT
    Wednesday, July 20 2016 7:29 PM EDT2016-07-20 23:29:50 GMT
    Northwest Deals make great gifts! >>
    Northwest Deals make great gifts! >>
  • Money experts at STCU say not knowing financial jargon can leave you shortchanged (sponsored)

    Money experts at STCU say not knowing financial jargon can leave you shortchanged (sponsored)

    Monday, June 6 2016 12:18 PM EDT2016-06-06 16:18:38 GMT
    Wednesday, June 29 2016 2:01 PM EDT2016-06-29 18:01:02 GMT

    Excited about your new bridge loan? We regret to inform you: You don’t get a bridge. Jargon is confusing, by definition. And the financial world has its own set of cryptic words. Here are a few terms ? with translations ? that pop up frequently.

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    Excited about your new bridge loan? We regret to inform you: You don’t get a bridge. Jargon is confusing, by definition. And the financial world has its own set of cryptic words. Here are a few terms ? with translations ? that pop up frequently.

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  • Summer programs kick off at Spokane County Libraries (sponsored)

    Summer programs kick off at Spokane County Libraries (sponsored)

    Thursday, May 26 2016 12:42 PM EDT2016-05-26 16:42:47 GMT
    Friday, June 17 2016 3:17 PM EDT2016-06-17 19:17:51 GMT

    Summer programs kick off in June at the Spokane County Library District. Get ready to have some fun at the library with this summer’s theme: Ready, Set, Read!

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    Summer programs kick off in June at the Spokane County Library District. Get ready to have some fun at the library with this summer’s theme: Ready, Set, Read!

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  • 10 tips for talking to your kids about money (sponsored)

    10 tips for talking to your kids about money (sponsored)

    Wednesday, April 13 2016 12:34 PM EDT2016-04-13 16:34:33 GMT
    Wednesday, May 4 2016 2:06 PM EDT2016-05-04 18:06:38 GMT

    Kids learn about money from their parents. They know whether you tend to save up for fun purchases, or pull out the credit card when temptation strikes. Since they’re learning from you, talk to your kids about using their money wisely. Here are five tips to get you started.

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    Kids learn about money from their parents. They know whether you tend to save up for fun purchases, or pull out the credit card when temptation strikes. Since they’re learning from you, talk to your kids about using their money wisely. Here are five tips to get you started.

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  • Spokane County Libraries Offering Free 'Renew' Series For Spring (sponsored)

    Spokane County Libraries Offering Free 'Renew' Series For Spring (sponsored)

    Thursday, March 10 2016 2:25 PM EST2016-03-10 19:25:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 6 2016 2:04 PM EDT2016-04-06 18:04:24 GMT

    Spring is traditionally the time when we clean out the old and bring in the new. The Spokane County Library District has planned an entire series of free classes and programs to get you off to the right start in transforming your everyday living. LEARN MORE>>

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    Spring is traditionally the time when we clean out the old and bring in the new. The Spokane County Library District has planned an entire series of free classes and programs to get you off to the right start in transforming your everyday living. LEARN MORE>>

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  • Debt-free living can be done. Here's 5 habits to develop, from STCU experts (sponsored)

    Debt-free living can be done. Here's 5 habits to develop, from STCU experts (sponsored)

    Friday, March 4 2016 12:09 PM EST2016-03-04 17:09:40 GMT
    Thursday, March 31 2016 2:04 PM EDT2016-03-31 18:04:26 GMT

    Are you one of the 20% of American households that spend more than they make? Perhaps you’re one of the 44% of all credit card holders who carry a balance? No matter which scenario you might be in, there are some five things you can do right now to start forming new spending habits that will help you become debt-free. LEARN MORE

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    Are you one of the 20% of American households that spend more than they make? Perhaps you’re one of the 44% of all credit card holders who carry a balance? No matter which scenario you might be in, there are some five things you can do right now to start forming new spending habits that will help you become debt-free. LEARN MORE

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  • How security chips are making your credit card info tougher to skim (sponsored)

    How security chips are making your credit card info tougher to skim (sponsored)

    Thursday, February 4 2016 8:00 PM EST2016-02-05 01:00:14 GMT
    Saturday, March 5 2016 2:55 PM EST2016-03-05 19:55:14 GMT

    Maybe you’ve noticed a shiny new feature on your credit card. That little microchip has a big job. Credit and debit cards with chips in them are better at protecting your private information than cards with only magnetic stripes. Learn more about how chip cards work right here. 

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    Maybe you’ve noticed a shiny new feature on your credit card. That little microchip has a big job. Credit and debit cards with chips in them are better at protecting your private information than cards with only magnetic stripes. Learn more about how chip cards work right here. 

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  • New year a perfect time take control of your finances, money experts say (sponsored)

    New year a perfect time take control of your finances, money experts say (sponsored)

    Tuesday, January 12 2016 11:50 AM EST2016-01-12 16:50:51 GMT
    Tuesday, February 2 2016 1:58 PM EST2016-02-02 18:58:52 GMT

    Taking better control of your financial future this year starts with going back to the basics, and creating or adjusting your budget to fit your life. Get a list of some of the most common “spending leaks” to help you save money, a budgeting spreadsheet, and more advice at stcumoney.org.

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    Taking better control of your financial future this year starts with going back to the basics, and creating or adjusting your budget to fit your life. Get a list of some of the most common “spending leaks” to help you save money, a budgeting spreadsheet, and more advice at stcumoney.org.

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  • Smithsonian free traveling exhibit 'Exploring Human Origins' now on display at N. Spokane Library (sponsored)

    Smithsonian free traveling exhibit 'Exploring Human Origins' now on display at N. Spokane Library (sponsored)

    Thursday, January 14 2016 1:39 PM EST2016-01-14 18:39:26 GMT
    Thursday, January 28 2016 2:02 PM EST2016-01-28 19:02:07 GMT

    The Spokane County Library District’s north location is currently hosting Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human? - a national traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian exploring human evolution research. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, February 2, and is accompanied by a series of free programs provided by the Library District.

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    The Spokane County Library District’s north location is currently hosting Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human? - a national traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian exploring human evolution research. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, February 2, and is accompanied by a series of free programs provided by the Library District.

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  • 4 questions to protect yourself in 4 minutes or less (sponsored)

    4 questions to protect yourself in 4 minutes or less (sponsored)

    Wednesday, December 16 2015 1:44 PM EST2015-12-16 18:44:58 GMT
    Wednesday, January 6 2016 1:47 PM EST2016-01-06 18:47:57 GMT

    If you leave your purse or shopping bags in full view inside your car, you can expect them to be gone when you return. If you receive a check from someone you’ve never met, you can expect it to be counterfeit.When it comes to financial fraud and identity theft, it pays to be skeptical -- and to ask tough questions before you act.

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    If you leave your purse or shopping bags in full view inside your car, you can expect them to be gone when you return. If you receive a check from someone you’ve never met, you can expect it to be counterfeit.When it comes to financial fraud and identity theft, it pays to be skeptical -- and to ask tough questions before you act.

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  • STCU offers special low-interest repair loans to people affected by windstorm (sponsored)

    STCU offers special low-interest repair loans to people affected by windstorm (sponsored)

    Thursday, November 19 2015 2:35 PM EST2015-11-19 19:35:39 GMT
    Monday, November 23 2015 9:47 PM EST2015-11-24 02:47:53 GMT
    In the aftermath of the damaging November windstorm across the Inland Northwest, STCU is offering emergency financing to anyone affected. Apply for the STCU Get-it-fixed Loan, with rates as low as 1.99% APR for 48 months.* No collateral is necessary for this loan, making it a quick way for you to finance emergency repairs and other needs. LEARN MORE>>>>

    In the aftermath of the damaging November windstorm across the Inland Northwest, STCU is offering emergency financing to anyone affected. Apply for the STCU Get-it-fixed Loan, with rates as low as 1.99% APR for 48 months.* No collateral is necessary for this loan, making it a quick way for you to finance emergency repairs and other needs. LEARN MORE>>

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  • 7 things that need to be in your parents' financial folder (sponsored)

    7 things that need to be in your parents' financial folder (sponsored)

    Friday, October 16 2015 1:20 PM EDT2015-10-16 17:20:57 GMT
    Tuesday, November 10 2015 1:57 PM EST2015-11-10 18:57:19 GMT
    Talking with your parents about their money can be challenging. After all, they spent a lifetime giving you advice — not taking it from the grown-up children whose diapers they changed. Learn the 7 things you should know...>>
    Talking with your parents about their money can be challenging. After all, they spent a lifetime giving you advice — not taking it from the grown-up children whose diapers they changed. Learn the 7 things you should know...>>
  • KHQ Shred Day 2015! Here's what to shred; what to save (sponsored)

    KHQ Shred Day 2015! Here's what to shred; what to save (sponsored)

    Friday, September 11 2015 1:19 PM EDT2015-09-11 17:19:20 GMT
    Thursday, October 15 2015 1:55 PM EDT2015-10-15 17:55:10 GMT
    Most papers can be touched once, and then tossed in the garbage like a hamburger wrapper. Yet we all have some valuable identification records, financial statements, contracts or receipts that we ought to file and store in a safe place for easy retrieval later on. Here’s a quick guide to evaluate what records you should keep — and for how long — when sorting through the growing amount of paperwork arriving each year:>>
    Most papers can be touched once, and then tossed in the garbage like a hamburger wrapper. Yet we all have some valuable identification records, financial statements, contracts or receipts that we ought to file and store in a safe place for easy retrieval later on. Here’s a quick guide to evaluate what records you should keep — and for how long — when sorting through the growing amount of paperwork arriving each year:>>
  • Spokane County Library District offers fall 'Thrive' series for 'survivors.' (sponsored)

    Spokane County Library District offers fall 'Thrive' series for 'survivors.' (sponsored)

    Wednesday, September 16 2015 1:03 PM EDT2015-09-16 17:03:04 GMT
    Monday, October 5 2015 4:17 PM EDT2015-10-05 20:17:04 GMT
    Embrace and enjoy art and culture in the coolest way possible with the ‘Thrive’ series this fall at Spokane County Libraries. Discover enriching programs based on themes found in Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel’s award-winning novel (this year’s Spokane Is Reading selection) set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse.>>
    Embrace and enjoy art and culture in the coolest way possible with the ‘Thrive’ series this fall at Spokane County Libraries. Discover enriching programs based on themes found in Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel’s award-winning novel (this year’s Spokane Is Reading selection) set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse.>>
  • What’s so important about your credit score? (sponsored)

    What’s so important about your credit score? (sponsored)

    Thursday, August 13 2015 1:55 PM EDT2015-08-13 17:55:45 GMT
    Thursday, September 3 2015 3:36 PM EDT2015-09-03 19:36:30 GMT
    What’s so important about your credit score? Everything. A high credit score turns strangers into friends ready to issue you a loan at a lower rate, rent you that cool apartment, and offer you a satisfying new job. Learn more details at stcumoney.org.>>
    What’s so important about your credit score? Everything. A high credit score turns strangers into friends ready to issue you a loan at a lower rate, rent you that cool apartment, and offer you a satisfying new job. Learn more details at stcumoney.org.>>
  • Is refinancing your vehicle a good idea? Here's what the experts say (sponsored)

    Is refinancing your vehicle a good idea? Here's what the experts say (sponsored)

    Monday, July 6 2015 8:15 PM EDT2015-07-07 00:15:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 28 2015 2:14 PM EDT2015-07-28 18:14:05 GMT
    Banks, credit unions, and other lenders compete for vehicle loans by regularly offering refinancing deals that cost you almost nothing. There are good reasons to refinance and a few good reasons to not. Here are some of the most critical considerations to help you make the right choice. Visit the STCU Money Blog for more tips on refinancing.>>
    Banks, credit unions, and other lenders compete for vehicle loans by regularly offering refinancing deals that cost you almost nothing. There are good reasons to refinance and a few good reasons to not. Here are some of the most critical considerations to help you make the right choice. Visit the STCU Money Blog for more tips on refinancing.>>
  • Local pros pursue their dream of organizing dream garages (sponsored)

    Local pros pursue their dream of organizing dream garages (sponsored)

    Wednesday, July 1 2015 2:11 PM EDT2015-07-01 18:11:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 23 2015 1:57 PM EDT2015-07-23 17:57:27 GMT
    Is your garage a mess? Dave Cotton interviews the owners of Garage Renovations NW, Inc., a local business that specializes in designing and installing beautifully renovated garage interiors using state-of-the-art, commercial grade technology.>>
    Is your garage a mess? Dave Cotton interviews the owners of Garage Renovations NW, Inc., a local business that specializes in designing and installing beautifully renovated garage interiors using state-of-the-art, commercial grade technology.>>
  • What the experts say about reducing the cost of college (sponsored)

    What the experts say about reducing the cost of college (sponsored)

    Friday, June 5 2015 1:44 PM EDT2015-06-05 17:44:37 GMT
    Friday, June 26 2015 2:34 PM EDT2015-06-26 18:34:46 GMT
    Tuition, fees, housing, books, financial aid, student loans, college savings plans. Yikes! With so many factors to consider, you might need a degree just to master the cost of attending college. For more great tips and a handy monthly budgeting worksheet, learn more from our friends at STCU.>>
    Tuition, fees, housing, books, financial aid, student loans, college savings plans. Yikes! With so many factors to consider, you might need a degree just to master the cost of attending college. For more great tips and a handy monthly budgeting worksheet, learn more from our friends at STCU.>>
  • Spokane County Library District offers free way to 'Nourish' your spirit, mind and body (sponsored)

    Spokane County Library District offers free way to 'Nourish' your spirit, mind and body (sponsored)

    Wednesday, March 18 2015 3:09 PM EDT2015-03-18 19:09:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 16 2015 2:31 PM EDT2015-04-16 18:31:25 GMT
    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Spokane County Library District presents programs providing wellness ideas and practices for everyday living. Nourish yourself to stimulate your mind, energize your body, and renew your spirit. The line-up features exercise classes including yoga and discovering online tools for health and fitness; and programs that will entice you to explore the Inland Northwest outdoors.>>
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