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Articles, News and Stories

Articles

Check out the latest educational and informative posts covering a range of topics. 

5 reasons Washington State is a good place to live

5 reasons Washington State is a good place to live

Is Washington State a good place to live? Yes! From a beautiful environment and great cities to employment opportunities, financial benefits and more.

Should you buy new or cash-out refinance and remodel

Time for a home update? Should you buy new or cash-out refinance and remodel?

The exact right time to refinance a mortgage will depend on each homeowner and their unique circumstances, wants, needs, built-up equity and personal finances.

When is it worth it to refinance a home loan

When is it worth it to refinance a home loan?

Know when to refinance your home loan. Have interest rates dropped? Has your credit score improved? Has your home's value increased? Looking for new loan terms?

Solarity News

Learn about what's happening at your credit union. Solarity News is a round-up of announcements, community partnerships and more.

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One year into branch redesign, Solarity's member satisfaction scores soar

One year ago, in the Spring of 2021, Solarity reopened its branches and greeted members with an entirely new experience – an innovative transformation that reimagined the...

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Solarity donates electric Jeep to patient plus $50,000 to support children’s healthcare programs and services

Solarity donated a toy jeep to a young pediatric patient at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital along with a $50,000 donation to The Memorial Foundation to help support its p...

Women Leaders

Solarity celebrates women leaders during Women's History Month

As Solarity Credit Union employees celebrate Women’s History Month, it’s become clear the financial institution is bucking an industry standard. Led by CEO Mina Worthingt...

Solarity Stories

We love telling our members' stories and highlighting how Solarity is helping make their financial lives better.

Kim Wallberg getting coffee on her new home

A refinance with Solarity: "Super simple"

Longtime Solarity member, Kim W., was tired of having her mortgage sold and never knowing where to send her payment. Plus, she wanted to save money and time, so she refin...

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Partnering with Solarity: A real estate investor’s perspective

When real estate investor, Scott P., found Solarity, he says he found not only a lender but a true partner, critical to the success of his business.

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Two sisters, two homes, two happy members

When Patricia was buying a new home, her sister was buying her condo, which meant there were some great opportunities to make the process efficient and affordable. But sh...

What's your Solarity story?

We love to share stories about how Solarity is helping our members live their best life. If you'd like to be featured in our next Solarity story, get in touch with us!