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Washington Federal, Inc. (WFSL)

12/16/2005 Proxy Information

Washington Federal Savings will from time to time make mortgage loans to directors, executive officers and employees on the security of their residences at prevailing contractual interest rates. Management believes that these loans do not involve more than the normal risks of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. These loans are made on substantially the same terms as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with non-affiliated persons. As of September 30, 2005 there was one such loan made to a director with an outstanding balance of $113,562. This loan has performed as contractually agreed. Washington Federal Savings also makes loans secured by savings accounts to its non-executive officers and employees. These loans are made on the same terms as those prevailing for comparable loans to non-affiliated persons.

Mr. Pinkerton is Chairman of Washington Federal, Inc. He retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Washington Federal Savings in October 2002.

Mr. Harris is a former Executive Vice President of Washington Federal Savings. Washington Federal, Inc. is the parent holding company for Washington Federal Savings.

1/12/2005 Proxy Information

Washington Federal Savings will from time to time make mortgage loans to directors, executive officers and employees on the security of their residences at prevailing contractual interest rates. Management believes that these loans do not involve more than the normal risks of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. These loans are made on substantially the same terms as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with non-affiliated persons. As of September 30, 2004 there was one such loan made to a director with an outstanding balance of $130,351. This loan has performed as contractually agreed. Washington Federal Savings also makes loans secured by savings accounts to its non-executive officers and employees. These loans are made on the same terms as those prevailing for comparable loans to non-affiliated persons.

Mr. W. Alden Harris is a former Executive Vice President of Washington Federal Savings. Mr. Guy C. Pinkerton is former President and Chief Executive Officer of Washington Federal Savings.

12/23/2003 Proxy Information

Washington Federal Savings will from time to time make mortgage loans to directors, executive officers and employees on the security of their residences at prevailing contractual interest rates. Management believes that these loans do not involve more than the normal risks of collectibility or present other unfavorable features. These loans are made on substantially the same terms as those prevailing at the time for comparable transactions with non-affiliated persons. Such loans made to directors and executive officers totaled $146,185 at September 30, 2003. Washington Federal Savings also makes loans secured by savings accounts to its non-executive officers and employees. These loans are made on the same terms as those prevailing for comparable loans to non-affiliated persons.