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What Can You Do with Your Home Equity?
When you own a property, your home equity is the difference between the current market value of your home and the outstanding balance on your mortgage. There are two main financial tools for …
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Community Spirit Day with First Fed and Habitat
 First Fed is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for the bank’s first ever Community Spirit Day on June 5, 2024. You’re invited to participate in this special volunteer event …
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Key Tips for Maintaining Financial Wellness
Key Tips for Maintaining Financial Wellness     As April begins, so does Financial Literacy Month, an opportune time to reevaluate and bolster our financial well-being. It's …
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First Fed team members at the Eastside branch in Port Angeles. First Fed Celebrates Customers with Appreciation Week
Now in their 101st year in the PNW, First Fed is celebrating its annual Customer Appreciation Week this March 25-29, 2024. All community members are invited – whether a First Fed customer or …
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First Fed team members at the Eastside branch in Port Angeles.
Commercial fishing on the Adventurous
With crabbing season just around the corner, the five-person crew of the fishing vessel Adventurous is about to embark. Led by owner and captain Shon Landon, they face brutally long days prepping and …
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First Fed Branch Manager Luxmi Love reviews options with an account holder in Port Townsend. Annual Check-In with Your Local Banker
As the New Year begins, it brings with it the perfect opportunity for renewal, reflection, and reevaluation—especially when it comes to your financial health. The fresh start of a new year is a …
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First Fed Branch Manager Luxmi Love reviews options with an account holder in Port Townsend.
IRA CDs grow your savings with tax benefits
The end of the year is an ideal time to reflect on your savings progress for retirement.   At any point in your retirement-planning journey, adding an IRA Certificate of Deposit (CD) can be an …
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Chris Neros, First Fed Chief Banking Officer with Jennifer Barnhart, Relationship Banker. Understanding Deposit Insurance
Understanding Deposit Insurance Most of us have insurance on our homes or cars. But many people only realized the importance of deposit insurance after a couple of high-profile bank failures in …
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Chris Neros, First Fed Chief Banking Officer with Jennifer Barnhart, Relationship Banker.
Spot the Fraud: Learn to Identify Text Scams
In today's technological age, criminals are taking advantage of digital communication to try to steal your money. One of the most common tactics is social engineering, a method where fraudsters …
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Check Your Financial Literacy
Financial literacy is an essential life skill that helps you take the steps towards achieving long-term financial security. As you begin your journey towards financial literacy, this checklist can …
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Ultimate Guide to the First Fed Centennial
The First Fed Centennial Celebration is almost upon us! Here is the definitive guide to making the most of this once-in-a-lifetime event on September 3, 2023, from 11am to 9pm. Getting There …
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New Owner Expands Haven Boatworks
Port Townsend is a notable maritime hub in the Puget Sound. Its bustling, historic waterfront is a perfect home base for Haven Boatworks, a boat building and repair company sought after by maritime …
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First Fed Announces Centennial Mainstage Bands
A once-in-a-lifetime free community event is planned for First Fed’s Centennial Celebration on Sunday, September 3, 2023. First Fed has announced the mainstage bands, representing diverse music …
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Meet Lynn Terwoerds, New Board Member of First Fed
Port Townsend resident Lynn Terwoerds has embraced community in the PNW, serving on non-profit boards where she can make a positive impact locally. Currently she is President of the Board of …
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