Winter 2020/2021 news and updates from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions.
Message from DFI Director Charlie Clark about the importance of state level financial regulation.
Special message from Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler.
DFI is closely watching the emergence of virtual currency and digital assets in financial institutions.
The Community Bank Sentiment Index (CBSI) polls community bankers across the nation quarterly to gain insight into their outlook on the economy.
State financial regulators issued a self-assessment tool to banks they supervise in an effort to help mitigate ransomware attacks.
DFI Partnering with Washington State Housing Finance Commission to Promote Down Payment Assistance Programs
Down payment assistance programs may be a best-kept secret for first-time home buyers.
DFI established the Diversity Advisory Team (DAT) in 2017, to develop and support inclusion strategies across DFI.
After more than two decades of service to DFI, Doug Lacy-Roberts is saying goodbye.
Tips and things to keep in mind when shopping for a lower mortgage rate.
Basics of reverse mortgages and how they work.
DFI’s Securities Division Collaborates With Other State and Federal Regulators in Recent Enforcement Actions
In September 2020, three collaborative enforcement efforts by the Securities Division came to fruition.
Time to renew those licenses.