Ready to Win?

If you’ve got a need for speed, we’ve got your fix. We are giving away tickets to three races in three cities to help celebrate our fast and free checking account. You could win: •  2 box tickets to the Reno Air Races®* from September 15-16 in Reno, NV •  2 tickets to the Fall NASCAR® […]

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Extra Credit: Do You Know Your Credit Score?

Guest Post from America Saves Do you know your credit score? People who check their credit score regularly are more likely to understand how scoring works than those who don’t, according to a new survey released by the Consumer Federation of America and VantageScore. The survey also revealed that the number of people who have checked their […]

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Hot August Nights with Sierra Pacific!

We are thrilled to be a sponsor for this year’s Hot August Nights Classic Car Festival in Reno, Nevada! This year’s event takes place August 7-12. In celebration, we will be giving away an official 2018 Hot August Nights poster and a set of tickets to Autocross and Drifting on our Facebook page! All you have to do […]

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Business Spotlight – EM Research

EM Research is a Reno company with a BIG footprint. They’ve grown from a two-man consulting firm to a 50+ employee high-tech manufacturer. EM Research creates top-of-the-line signal sources for customers around the world, including Georgia Tech, Johns Hopkins, Google, Boeing, and even NASA. We’re proud to spotlight this exciting local business. Great work, EM […]

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Business Highlight – Maxwell Mechanical

Here at Sierra Pacific, we are proud to know and work with some of the amazing small businesses that make our communities thrive. Today, we’re highlighting one of them: Maxwell Mechanical. Maxwell Mechanical LLC was started by Matt Maxwell in August of 2015. They offer full-service design, construction, and maintenance of HVAC systems. Their in-house ability to design […]

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Teach Your Kids to Make a Stand—a Lemonade Stand.

Long before Beyoncé transformed it into a cultural touchpoint, lemonade was the commodity of choice for childhood business ventures. Perhaps you had a lemonade stand of your own, or maybe you just knew someone who did. Either way, the memories of ice-cold refreshment probably ride on a warm wave of nostalgia. If your enterprise was […]

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5 Staycation Ideas to Save Your Summer

Let’s face it; summer looks a lot different than it did when you were a kid. You used to spend the entire school year counting down the days until the carefree fun of summer vacation. But now that you’re a responsible adult with a grown-up job, summer just means your daily work commute is hotter […]

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5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget

Like the rockets responsible for the legendary red glare, 4th of July business is booming! According to a National Retail Federation report, Americans spent more than $7 billion on Independence Day celebrations last year. That figure is pretty steep—especially when you consider that American only spent $151 million (approximately $2.4 billion when adjusted for current […]

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Financial Fitness Helps More Than Just Your Money

When you hear the word “fitness,” what comes to mind? Gym memberships? Weights and treadmills? Lean, muscular athletes? Credit unions? If that last option seems out of place, it’s probably because your brain automatically equates fitness with optimum physical health. When you consider the global health and wellness industry generated more than $3.4 trillion last […]

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First Tank’s On Us!

This May, we’re filling up your shiny new car for ya’ when you take out an auto loan with Sierra Pacific FCU. * Step 1) Get an awesome, low-rate auto loan from us Step 2) Go shopping! Get that awesome car! You already have the loan pre-approved, so you’re in good shape. Step 3) Fill […]

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