3Rivers Blog

Posted in: Life

10 Tips for a Successful Staycation

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019

This post is a part of a series we contribute to 97.3 WMEE's Mom Squad monthly e-newsletter! Learn more.  Read past articles. It's vacation season and there's nothing…

Continue Reading >>

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…

Continue Reading >>

Watch-it-Wednesday: 7 Money Saving Life Hacks You Should Know

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

We never tire of simple, but powerful life hacks that can save big bucks! Check out this video for tips on reducing your water and power bill, getting more out of your batteries and food,…

Continue Reading >>

Dear 3Rivers: Should I Co-Sign My Friend’s Loan?

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2015

Dear 3Rivers, My friend and I have been best friends for over ten years. She recently fell on hard times and wants to go to school to get things back on track. She needs to take out…

Continue Reading >>

Watch-it-Wednesday: 14 Money-Saving Life Hacks

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

It seems like we see - or read about - a new "life hack" on a daily basis. Many of these claim to be thrifty, frugal, and all-around money-saving must-knows. But which ones really work and…

Continue Reading >>

New Year, New You: 12 Free Ways to Improve Your Mind + Body

Posted on Tuesday, December 30, 2014

If you've resolved to improve your mind and your body this year, doing so doesn't have to cost you a fortune. Check out these twelve totally affordable and effective ways you can…

Continue Reading >>

New Year, New You: 7 Steps to Creating a New Year’s Resolution + Sticking to It

Posted on Monday, December 29, 2014

There is no more popular time than the first of the year for goal-setting. We often have grand visions of how we will look, feel, and live before ringing in the next year by knocking out…

Continue Reading >>

Dear 3Rivers: I’m Running Low on Student Loan Money - Help!

Posted on Friday, November 14, 2014

Dear 3Rivers, I'm freaking out. I thought that, between student loans and other financial aid, I had enough money to last the entire first semester at university, but I'm running,…

Continue Reading >>

Fall Bucket List: 25 Free + Affordable Fall Must-Dos

Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

We've had so much fun talking about saving money when it comes to crossing to-dos off of your Fall Bucket List this week! Need some inspiration to create your own? Here are 25…

Continue Reading >>

Travel Week: Staying Healthy While On the Move

Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014

It never seems to fail – at the tail end of our vacation, the sniffles start. And then the sore throat. And then the cough and the fatigue and the stress about calling off on your…

Continue Reading >>