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Articles, News and Stories

Articles

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

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How to burglar-proof your home during the holidays

The holiday season is a magical time. However, since many of us are away from home more than usual, it can also create opportunities for burglars. Follow these tips to pr...

How does a home equity line of credit work

How does a home equity line of credit work?

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is a type of loan that allows you to borrow against the equity in your home.

5 Short-Term Financial Goals You Can Achieve Before the Year Ends

5 short-term financial goals you can achieve before the year ends

Now is a great time to get ahead of the curve and start making simple changes so you can achieve your financial goals.

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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Solarity works to make the holidays brighter for local kids and families

This holiday season, Solarity is adopting two YWCA families and asking our members to join us. We're accepting donations from members and employees to help make the holid...

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Solarity wins 'Community Partner of the Year' award from Habitat for Humanity

Solarity Credit Union is proud to be honored as Community Partner of the Year by the Yakima Valley Partners Habitat for Humanity® during its annual Golden Hammer Awards.

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Solarity employees donate $2500 to support YWCA Yakima

At any given time, the Yakima YWCA has between 50 and 60 kids under its roof who attend local schools, and Solarity employees donated to help give those kids a great star...

Solarity Stories

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

Mobile deposit first-timer: 'So much faster'

Calvin, a Solarity member, is admittedly not good with technology - but that didn't stop him from trying mobile deposit. After realizing how easy it is, he couldn't belie...

Jeanne Loan Paperwork Help

Help with some complicated paperwork: Jeanne's story

Jeanne, a Solarity member since 2016, needed help with some complicated paperwork and called in to chat with the experts in our Member Contact Center. She appreciated the...

Kenzie and Riley

First-time homebuyers: Solarity was there 'every step of the way'

First-time homebuyers, Kenzie and Riley, called around to lenders as they shopped for a home. Solarity would be their last call, thanks to our team's personalized approac...

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!