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Zions offers electronic loan application from Mirador (access required)

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Idaho banks are partnering with a Portland, Oregon-based company on electronic loan applications that can get responses back in a matter of days. “It is an easy system to use and a quick process,” said Jeff McDougall, project manager with ...

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California technology credit union considering Idaho location (access required)

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A venerable San Jose, California-based credit union geared toward the technology community is considering setting up shop in Boise. Tech CU, formally known as Technology Credit Union, hasn’t filed paperwork with the state of Idaho nor received approval from its ...

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Banking in 2020: New banks, new officials (access required)

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After a record-breaking 2019, Idaho banks are projected to have a strong 2020 as well – barring a recession. Banks “will likely continue to perform well in Idaho, in large part due to a strong economic environment,” said Mary Hughes, acting ...

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Bank new to Idaho to move into Hoff Building

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Editor’s note: This article has been updated to add new information. Idaho is getting a new bank. Alpine State Bank is owned by the same parent company as Bank of Jackson Hole, based in Jackson, Wyoming, and Vast Bank, based ...

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Banking year in review: Holding off a recession (access required)

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2019 was a success story for Idaho banks, which enjoyed the highest profitability rate ever and led the nation in “just about every category,” according to Trent Wright, president and CEO of the Idaho Bankers Association. Bankers at year-end 2018 were concerned that ...

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Entrepreneurship year in review: Follow the money (access required)

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If there was a theme for Idaho’s entrepreneurial community in 2019, it was follow the money.  And increasingly, the money was making its way here. In April, San Francisco-based privately-held financial advisory and investment firm ICONIQ Capital — rumored to ...

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Catastrophe Insurance 2020: Snow, floods and acts of terrorism (access required)

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Editor’s note: This is the second in a four-part series on business preparedness for the 2020s.  This article was updated on Dec. 22 to reflect President Donald Trump’s signing of the budget bill. Back in the day, insurance was simple. ...

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First Interstate shuffles downtown Boise branches (access required)

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In the continuing process of downtown Boise bank musical chairs, First Interstate Bank is moving its downtown branch to Pioneer Crossing in January. First Interstate had already decided to move its downtown Boise branch from 9th and Idaho Streets, in ...

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Mountain West Bank moves downtown Boise branch (access required)

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Mountain West Bank is moving its downtown Boise branch. Previously located in the Hoff Building at 8th and Bannock, where the Coeur d’Alene-based bank had both the 11th floor and the main floor, it is now moving into the previous ...

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