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Dear 3Rivers: How Much Do I Need to Retire?

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014

Dear 3Rivers, I'm only 25, but I've been hearing since even before I landed my first, full-time job that I should start saving for retirement now. I'm contributing 3% of…

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Money Monday: Top Ten Travel Tips

Posted on Monday, June 23, 2014

Taking a trip this season or planning one for the future? Here are ten tips that'll help you save money on travel and get the most out of your experience. 1. Set a Budget The best…

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How-Tuesday: How to Save on a Tight Budget

Posted on Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Entire article below via America Saves. How can those who currently aren’t saving afford to save money? And how can those saving only a little save more? Here are our top ten tips…

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Money Monday: Take Up a New Hobby on a Budget

Posted on Monday, May 12, 2014

Feeling inspired to take up a new hobby, but dreading what it might cost you financially? Don’t let money keep you from thoroughly enjoying and excelling in your newfound pastime.…

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Dear 3Rivers: HELP! I Left My Job - What Happens to My 401(k)?

Posted on Thursday, May 8, 2014

Dear 3Rivers, I’ve just left my job of over five years – where I had been contributing to that company’s 401(k) plan. I have saved over $10,000 and now I’m not sure…

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Budgeting 101: How to Create a Budget

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014

You may occasionally drop the phrase, “That doesn't fit my budget,” or hear family, friends, or strangers claim, “I’m really sticking to my budget this…

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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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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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One Person’s Junk (Mail) is No Treasure

Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2014

We've seen it. Whether it’s a supposed lottery winnings that you never bought a ticket for, an inheritance from a long lost relative you never knew, or the potential that…

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