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Welcome to the Wheatland Bank news page where you will find helpful financial tips, articles and the latest bank news.

PRESS RELEASE: Effective January 31, 2024, Wheatland Bank became a division of Glacier Bank

people throwing confetti We are pleased to announce, “it’s official”! By joining the Glacier family of banks, Wheatland Bank will cement our legacy and future as a community bank, strengthen our position throughout eastern and central Washington, and create more value and opportunity for all stakeholders. As Wheatland customers you’ll benefit from deeper lending resources, enhanced technology, new products, and expanded services. 

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PRESS RELEASE: Serving the Community with 5-Star Strength

bauer financial logo“Bauer does not rate based on how much a bank gives back to its community, but sometimes I wish we could. The employees of community banks, like Wheatland Bank, feel a responsibility to help their community grow and thrive,” continues Dorway. “It gives me great pleasure to acknowledge that a bank that measures its success by the success of its neighbors and friends, does so from such a solid financial foundation.” 

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PRESS RELEASE: 5-Star Wheatland Bank Building a Better Future Together

“As a community bank, Wheatland Bank keeps its focus on consumers, small businesses and the community at hand”, remarks Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “The employees of Wheatland Bank are people just like you. That means, whatever you are going through, they are likely going through the same thing, whether it be fires, floods, acts of nature, or simply a ball field that needs refreshing. They are unflinchingly by your side to help that better future come to fruition.”

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PRESS RELEASE: Wheatland Bank CEO Named to FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking

"Wheatland is proud to announce that Susan M. Horton, the Bank’s President and CEO, has been named as just one of eight new members to the FDIC’s Advisory Committee on Community Banking.

On Friday, May 26, the FDIC issued an official release naming the eight new members to the Advisory Committee on Community Banking.

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Things to Do to Protect Your Money During Times of Inflation

With inflation on the rise and a possible recession looming, now is the ideal time to start thinking about how you can better protect your money. Consider these strategies to keep your purchasing power intact and save a little extra.

How to prepare personal finances for rising interest rates

What do rising interest rates mean for your personal finances?  In this article, we’ll provide specific tips for planning your personal finances in the context of rising interest rates.