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Finance is more than just banking. Our coverage includes financial security, business loans, and wealth management services for small businesses, large corporations, and everything in between. Even simple financial transactions can be complicated, so Alaska Business relies on the state’s financial institutions to provide us with crucial and timely information that we pass on to our readers.

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Convenient and Brick-Free

Financial institutions have been consistently building up their virtual banking services to better accommodate their customers. Virtual banking—often referred to as online banking or electronic banking—is essentially the equivalent of traditional banking over the internet.

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Hitting Bottom to Reach the Top

Cautious optimism surrounds forecasts for Alaska’s economy in 2019 as many predict the state’s recession will finally bottom out—making Alaska one of the last energy-dependent states to begin recovery since oil prices tumbled about three years ago.

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Junior Achievement Turns 100

January 2019

Locally, Junior Achievement of Alaska has been helping students better understand business and economics for forty-six years. Based in Anchorage with a staff of three, Junior Achievement of Alaska serves more than 14,500 students in fifty-five communities around the state. Many past Junior Achievement students have gone on to become successful professionals and continue to serve as classroom volunteers to help raise the next generation of business leaders.