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Banks Had an Interesting Way to Check on Borrowers Before Credit Scores Existed

A credit score is used by a lender to assess risk before approving a loan.  In recent times, lenders have been able to use electronic credit bureau’s, or warehouses of information about a customers financial pasts, to obtain this score and asses if they think a client can repay on their debt.  However, in the past this electronic… Read more »

Welcome West One Bank to the Family

Welcome to the Family! Kalispell, MT, March 20, 2014 – The Family of Banks would like to welcome West One Bank customers to the Family. Recently, West One Bank became a member of the Family of Banks. The Family of Banks is a strong network of locally owned banks in Flathead, Mineral, Missoula, and Ravalli… Read more »