Quarterly message from DFI Director Charlie Clark.
Summer 2019 news and updates from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions.
The Division of Credit Unions is participating in a small credit union workgroup.
On May 13, 2019, Governor Inslee signed SB 5107 - legislation updating and modernizing the Washington Trust Institutions Act, Title 30B RCW – into law.
Seattle University School of law recently recognized DFI Director of Regulatory Affairs, Joe Vincent, as Outstanding Adjunct Professor by Seattle University School of Law.
Troy Van Sickle, a former Seattle resident pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle to mail fraud on June 24, 2019.
Director Charlie Clark Testifies Before The U.S. House Financial Services Committee’s Task Force on Fintech Regulation
In his testimony, Charlie emphasized that state regulators continue to play a critical role in protecting consumers in the fintech environment, and Washington State, in particular, is a leader in the field.
How DFI helped a military servicemember with getting their interest rate reduced to 6%.
Seniors are often the target of fraud. Learn about how to avoid fraud and what DFI is doing to help protect seniors.
In April, as part of Financial Literacy Month, DFI’s financial education team worked with the Jump$tart Washington Coalition and the Financial Education Public Private Partnership in organizing Money Smart Week Reading Days in Washington classrooms.
DFI’s workbook that explains the mortgage and home buying process in detail is now available in Spanish.
DFI’s financial education program has been busy giving presentations and attending outreach events across the state.