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A New Wave of Retailer Security Breaches and What it Means to You

Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014

Several folks from the 3Rivers team are closely following recent news about potential card data breaches involving Home Depot and Goodwill Industry stores. Because this could involve a…

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#TBT - 3Rivers Website Through the Years

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014

In 1998, the domain 3riversfcu.org was first registered and a website came up soon after. By today's standards, it was simply a digital brochure. Yet for 1998, it was a bit ahead of its…

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Money Monday: Managing Your Money as a Freelancer

Posted on Monday, July 28, 2014

So, you've decided - or are still deciding - to break away from the standard 9-to-5 cubicle job and enter the ever-growing world of freelance. Now, prepare to start managing your money…

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TBT: Annual Reports from Your Local Financial Partner

Posted on Wednesday, March 26, 2014

With today being our cooperative’s Annual Meeting, we thought it would be fun to dig into the archives to find some earlier annual reports, since this is the traditional…

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Smart phone theft: The latest trend in crime

Posted on Friday, March 7, 2014

The Federal Communication Commission recently reported on a new trend in crime; stating that one in three robberies involve the theft of a smart phone. The reason is simple… smart…

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Consumer Protection: Your Rights & Responsibilities

Posted on Wednesday, March 5, 2014

As National Consumer Protection Week continues, here are some basic steps you can take to protect yourself. Phishing and identity theft are serious problems, costing banks, credit unions…

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New Mortgage Rules: What You Need to Know

Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2014

You may have heard that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued new mortgage rules that may sound like it is more difficult to get a home loan. However, these rules are aimed…

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