3Rivers Blog

Repaying Student Loans: What Are My Options?

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

by James Cashman, 3Rivers Student Loan Specialist Whether you’re a recent grad or you’ve been out of school for a while now, there’s one thing we can all agree on:…

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5 Fall Financial Aid Wins

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017

by James Cashman, 3Rivers Student Loan Specialist Fall is a great time to get a head start on college financial aid. Here are five steps we recommend taking over the next few weeks to…

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How to Leverage Your HSA for Retirement Impact

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are rapidly becoming a part of many U.S. consumer retirements plans. Not only do they enjoy triple tax benefits* and allow funds to roll over year-to-year,…

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Why Are Health Savings Accounts a Part of Many Retirement Plans?

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Imagine you and your spouse are 65-years-old and retiring this year. I hope you have about a quarter-million dollars saved just to cover the healthcare costs you’ll have through…

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Same-Day ACH Payments Mean Your Money is Moving Faster: Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

Currently, most ACH payments (electronic payments created when you give an originating institution, corporation, or other merchant authorization to withdraw…

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Private vs. Federal Student Loans: What’s the Difference?

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

by James Cashman, 3Rivers Student Loan Specialist Somewhere in the ballpark of 44 million Americans have student loans, totaling just over $1.4 trillion. These loans pay for degrees…

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The Equifax Data Breach: Steps You Should Take Now to Prevent Fraud Later

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017

Credit reporting agency, Equifax announced a cybersecurity incident potentially involving the personal information of about 143 million U.S. consumers. They state that “unauthorized…

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Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey + Avoiding Donation Scams

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The news reports about the Hurricane Harvey victims can really tug at your heart. You may even be moved to donate whatever you can to assist in the relief efforts. Unfortunately, though,…

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Amplify Art: Turning Up the Volume on Art Projects You Want to See in Northeast Indiana

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017

We're excited to partner up with Arts United for their October 2017 and May 2018 cycles of Amplify Art! This is a crowdfunding platform designed to turn up the volume on art projects…

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10 Budget-Friendly Family Activities to Soak Up the Last of Summer

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017

Students and teachers all across the region are heading back to school this month, but that doesn't mean summer is over entirely! There are still a few weeks left in this sweet season,…

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