If you are new to buying a home, learning the nuances of mortgages can be daunting. At Rivermark, we aspire to help inform those making major financial choices, so we’d like to answer a very common question: should you choose a fixed- or adjustable-rate mortgage?
When it comes to debt or large expenses, there are a lot of options. If you own your home, you may be able to utilize the equity in your home to access funds. Knowing the difference between a Home Equity Line of Credit and a Home Equity Loan can play an important role in making a good financial decision.
With housing values on the rise in many areas, you may be thinking about selling or updating your own property. Whether you're planning on entering the real estate market or you simply want to make your personal space more functional and enjoyable for you, here are some things you can do to improve the value of your home.
The name Rivermark has always been followed by Community and in 2019, we were more active than ever! Rivermark staff volunteered a whopping 1,486 hours! Combined with donations and sponsorships, Rivermark’s total community impact is over $160,000. View our 2019 Community Impact Report.
The new year and tax season bring with it new efforts from scammers. Here are some tips to reduce your risk of fraud, including why you shouldn't abbreviate the year 2020.
Every New Year is another chance to start anew. Maybe you plan to eat healthier, find a new job, or make new friends. Whatever your plans, setting the foundation for a prosperous year begins with some solid financial ideas and advice. We’ve compiled a handful of easy-to-do financial tips to start your new year right.
Looking to add some power to your family finances? The equity in your home could be the answer. Opening an equity line of credit gives you an instant emergency fund as well as access to money for remodels, family vacations, college educations, and any other expenses that could otherwise break your budget. Here are a few ways to put your equity to good use in the new year.
Rivermark recently made two important announcements related to its foundation, the Rivermark Community Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation. 1) The Rivermark Community Fund has aligned its mission to help make housing more sustainable, affordable, fair, and equitable in our community. 2) JOIN PDX has been selected as the 2019 recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Rivermark Community Fund.
Based on member feedback related to our checking accounts, we are improving the convenience and value of our Overdraft Protection Program. These improvements will take effect on Tuesday, December 3. Learn more about this exciting change and new improvements to our mobile app.
Ready to get in the holiday spirit? Oregon is full of fun holiday events and activities to get you in the mood for hot chocolate, candy canes, and Santa Clause. Kick the season off with a variety of family friendly events for you and your loved ones to enjoy.