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There is not a more important concept for investors to understand and… September 13, 2017 Helping You Achieve Your Legacy in the Digital World My kids are constantly asking me questions that I don’t have answers for. Why is… September 12, 2017 Baker Boyer Promotes Karen Benge to Vice President Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to announce the promotion of Karen Benge to… August 31, 2017 Mark Hess Named to Community Bankers of Washington’s Board of Directors Walla Walla, WA – Mark Hess, Executive Vice President Administration | COO of Baker Boyer… July 26, 2017 Becky Kettner Hired as Trust Advisor Baker Boyer has hired Becky Kettner as a Trust Advisor in their Walla Walla office…. July 7, 2017 How to Protect Yourself From Debit Card Fraud There’s a lot of talk going on right now about Cybercrime and Fraud. Especially debit… June 26, 2017 Pitching From The Stretch: The Value of a Repeatable Process Have you ever wondered why major league baseball pitchers go through such an elaborate windup… June 21, 2017 Rhetoric vs. Reality: Reflecting on the “Trump Rally” The 1980s produced much that is worth remembering and much that is worth forgetting. The… June 16, 2017 TJ Middlesworth Leaving Position as Chief Investment Officer, John Cunnison Takes on Additional Responsibilities as Interim CIO Peter Allen, Executive Vice President of the Baker Boyer Asset Management Division, announced today that… June 2, 2017 Your Financial Security is Important to Us This is a busy season for fraudsters and debit cards are often a victim of… May 15, 2017 Baker Boyer is Proactive in Technology Security As you may have seen in the news this weekend, a global ransomware outbreak began… May 11, 2017 Kip Kontos Appointed to Board of Directors Walla Walla, WA – At its April 28, 2017, board meeting, Baker Boyer Bank appointed… May 9, 2017 Building a Future in a Data Filled World Looking back at 2016, it was a year of evolution for Baker Boyer and our… May 3, 2017 Improved Mobile Banking App Our mobile banking apps for iPhone and Android have been updated with new features to… March 13, 2017 Financial Rules of Thumb A rule of thumb, by definition, is a principle with broad application in its field… March 10, 2017 A Brief Reflection on 2016 When the ball dropped in Times Square signaling the end of 2016 and the beginning… March 8, 2017 Making 2017 a Great Year I don’t know about you, but I always give myself until at least March to… February 8, 2017 Your Financial Security is Important to Us As your trusted financial advisors, your financial security is important to us. The Office of… January 30, 2017 Baker Boyer Announces Second Recipient of Legacy Giving Program Baker Boyer announces their Legacy Giving program’s second recipient. Baker Boyer held a special event… January 26, 2017 Baker Boyer Presents Two Business Advisors Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to present two Business Advisors, Dana Evans and… January 18, 2017 UPDATED – Milton-Freewater Branch Temporarily Closed Many of our customers in the Milton-Freewater area may have noticed that our branch has… January 4, 2017 Vesna Dodge Promoted to Regional Manager Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to announce the promotion of Vesna Dodge to… January 4, 2017 Michael Pettyjohn Promoted to Brand Experience Officer Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to announce Michael Pettyjohn will be taking on… January 3, 2017 Announcing Promotions Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to announce the promotions of; Joe Burlingame to… December 13, 2016 Personal Finance Lessons Every Kid Should Learn With young minds eager to learn, now is an ideal time to start teaching children… December 6, 2016 Keri Lashbaugh Joins Kennewick D.S. Baker Investments Keri Lashbaugh, Investment Professional, has joined Tara Wiswall and Cindy Penwell on the D.S. Baker… December 2, 2016 Camille Snell Earns National Certification Yakima – Camille Snell, Trust Advisor, Baker Boyer, was recently awarded the Certified Trust &… November 4, 2016 Introducing Our Legacy Giving Program & First Recipient Baker Boyer introduces an addition to their community gifting program and strengthens its mission to… November 1, 2016 Elections and Markets What will be the impact of this November’s elections on markets? This has been by… November 1, 2016 An Important Fiduciary Rule Change I was having a conversation with my colleagues the other day and remarked that it… November 1, 2016 Introducing D.S. Baker University An often overlooked fact by business schools, the media and many Americans is that the… September 26, 2016 Introducing D.S. Baker University Walla Walla – Baker Boyer introduces D.S. Baker University, a new series of educational events… August 3, 2016 The First Step to Leaving a Legacy When I was a kid, I remember asking my father how much money he had…. July 30, 2016 Baker Boyer’s Security Systems Foil Intruder Walla Walla [updated] – In the early morning hours of Saturday July 30th, an intruder… July 28, 2016 A Man, a Can, and a Plan It was the spring of 2010; I was just getting accustomed to life in Walla… July 22, 2016 Beyond Brexit The United Kingdom’s (“UK”) vote to leave the European Union (“EU”) on June 23 represents… June 24, 2016 The Process After the BREXIT Vote From the President Written by Mark H. Kajita, CPA President and CEO Baker Boyer Bank… June 24, 2016 An Update on Brexit As you may be aware, the UK voted to leave the EU on Thursday. As… May 31, 2016 Baker Boyer Hires Stella Edens Pederson Kennewick, Washington – Baker Boyer has hired Stella Edens Pederson as a Trust Advisor in… February 29, 2016 Baker Boyer Announces Yakima Promotions Yakima, Washington – Baker Boyer recently promoted two individuals within their Yakima office: Brad Hansen,… February 10, 2016 Update to Online Banking and Bill Pay A fresh new look for Online Banking and Bill Pay is coming soon! We are… January 12, 2016 Baker Boyer Announces Promotions Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to announce the promotions of; Theresa Pettinger to… January 6, 2016 Baker Boyer Announces Promotions Walla Walla – Baker Boyer is pleased to announce the promotions of; Michelle Thacker to… December 23, 2015 Baker Boyer Hires Rob Blethen Rob Blethen, former Publisher of the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin has accepted the position of Vice… October 26, 2015 Joe Fondahn obtains CPA certification JOE FONDAHN CPA MBA, Trust Advisor at Baker Boyer in Walla Walla, WA has received… September 14, 2015 Mark Kajita Named Chief Executive Officer at Baker Boyer Walla Walla – Mark Kajita has been named Chief Executive Officer at Baker Boyer as… COMMUNITY BANKING You can count on us to be here today and tomorrow as your independent community bank. CONSUMER LOAN CENTER Find a loan to fit your needs and apply online or print an application. 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