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Make Your Money Matter: The Difference Between Banks + Credit Unions

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

It's a common question, and it's one we never get tired of answering: What's the difference between a bank and a credit union? Sure, both offer products and services…

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Dear 3Rivers: How Can I Become a Member?

Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Dear 3Rivers, Over the last few months, I've done my research and have decided that, for various reasons, I'm ready to ditch my bank and join a credit union. I live in the area and…

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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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Freebie Friday: Shop, Dine, and More - for Less - with Area Coupons + Deals

Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014

Making weekend plans to dine out, enjoy some entertainment, make a major purchase, or investigate services - like lawn care or car maintenence - in the area? Before you hand over your cash…

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Earth Day: How 3Rivers is Going Green

Posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Happy Earth Day! Did you know that at 3Rivers, we are environmentally conscious and earth-friendly in many ways, every day? We've been making great strides over the last few years to…

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Credit Unions vs. Banks: The Credit Union Difference

Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014

It's a common question, and it's one we never get tired of answering: What's the difference between a bank and a credit union? Sure, both offer products and services that help…

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Protecting Your Money Matters from Heartbleed

Posted on Friday, April 11, 2014

If you've watched the news or social media feeds for even a moment this week, you've no-doubt heard about “Heartbleed”. In short, it’s a vulnerability in the…

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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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10 Tax Scams to Avoid

Posted on Friday, March 7, 2014

The IRS often warns consumers about tax scams this time of year. While it’s important to keep an eye out as you work with your tax preparer or do your own yearly tax filing, watch out…

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