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Life Insurance 101

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Nothing says “love” like life insurance because you are making sure the financial needs of those you love are taken care of even after you are gone. Because life insurance is a key part of your financial plan, it’s important to make a smart, informed decision before purchasing coverage. Consider the following questions when shopping for the right fit for you and your loved ones.

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Keep Your Accounts Safe Following a Data Breach

Protecting Your Online Security

The latest data breach in the news serves as a reminder to everyone to remain vigilant by protecting your personal information to reduce the risk of fraud or identity theft. If you believe that your personal information has been compromised due to a data breach or another form of identity theft, there are some steps you can take to limit the potential damage.

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Personal Teller Kiosks

Video about Personal Teller Kiosks

In our latest President's Corner segment, President/CEO Seth Schaefer discusses our Personal Teller Kiosks: addressing member comments, why Rivermark moved in this direction and how they offer greater convenience.

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Budget and Time-Friendly Home Improvement Projects

Couple painting inside of house

The summer and fall months are a great time to get some home improvement projects and remodels finished. But for most of us, money and time are both factors in deciding what to do and how to get it done. We’ve put together some projects you can do on a tight budget and timeline.

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10 Expenses to Expect Beyond Your Mortgage Payment

Couple in front of their new house

The world would be a simpler place if the only expense you had were your mortgage or housing expenses. But life isn’t free or that simple — especially when you own a home. That’s why we’ve compiled 10 expenses you’ll likely have beyond what you owe on your home loan.

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Financial Fitness Fair

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Financial Fitness…fast! Speed date with our financial wellness experts and enjoy a sunny afternoon at our Hawthorne branch with financial fun and games for kids too! Saturday, June 22nd from 11am to 1pm.

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9 Essential Car Care Tips

Man Cleaning His Car

Buying a new or used vehicle can be a big investment. But as any economist will tell you, gas-powered cars and trucks do not typically go up in value. With every passing mile, your vehicle is worth less and less. Thankfully, you can slow that depreciation, get more miles out of your favorite mode of transportation for less money, and stay safer on the road with these nine conventional car care tips.

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6 Ways to Avoid Overdraft Charges

When you don’t have enough money in your account to cover a bill or other charge and the account goes into the negative, the transaction is left unpaid and you’ll be given a Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) fee. These fees can add up quickly if you’re not checking your account or receiving account notifications. Plus, it can leave your bills unpaid. Here are six ways to avoid overdrawing on your account.

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