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Articles, News and Stories

Articles

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

Using a pressure washer to help improve curb appeal

Curb appeal on a budget: 5 updates to help make your home stand out

Over time, your home’s exterior can start to look shabby, but simple changes can have a big impact. Check out these five ways to boost your curb appeal quickly and afford...

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Which fixed-rate home loan is right for you?

At the end of the day, it depends on your finances and your situation. Which is more valuable to you: total money in your pocket over decades or monthly income?

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Can you get a mortgage with bad credit?

If you’re wondering, “Can you get a mortgage with bad credit?” you’re not alone. Many people have bad credit and still would like to buy a home. Luckily, there are things...

Solarity News

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

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 employees help Yakima Mom build a home

Solarity employees donated 92 hours to help a Yakima Mom build her future home for herself and her two children with high needs.

Solarity Stories

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

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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!