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Summer Bucket List on a Budget

Summer is synonymous with adventure, relaxation, and creating cherished memories. But for many families and budget travelers, the challenge lies in balancing enriching experiences with financial constraints. Enter the concept of a "summer bucket list on a budget" — an approach that ensures you make the most of your summer without breaking the bank.

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Parenting with Intent

Rivermark loves working alongside partner organizations in our community that believe in our “Building Financial Empowerment Together” vision and lives. Parenting With Intent is one organization that truly lives out that vision and mission. They work alongside families involved with the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare. Parenting With Intent’s mission of “Building Strong Connections for Healthy Communities,” is embedded in the belief that healthy relationships are the vehicle through which youth and families can grow and thrive.

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Mobile Wallet Security & Benefits

In an era where technology defines convenience and security, the rise of digital wallets represents a significant leap forward in how we manage our finances. With millions of Americans using and owning smartphones, mobile wallets have transitioned from a niche offering to a mainstream financial tool. But what exactly makes digital wallets stand out from traditional payment methods, and why should you consider making the switch?

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2024 PDX Diaper Drive

Rivermark's 2024 PDX Diaper Drive is now through May 31st. We have teamed up with PDX Diaper Bank to collect donations for babies in need. There are over 150,000 children living in poverty in Oregon. Families shouldn't be forced to choose between purchasing food or diapers for their children. By partnering with community agencies, the PDX Diaper Bank provides free diapering supplies to low-income and houseless families.

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The Path to Homeownership

Real Estate Agent meeting and shaking hands with potential homeowners

As the 2024 homebuying season begins, Rivermark’s mortgage team has some insights to help you through the exciting and complex process. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, there’s plenty of new information you can learn about homeownership and the journey to get there.

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Financial Literacy for Kids

Reaching into the savings cookie jar

Practical money management skills learned at an early age can have a lasting impact on the rest of your child’s life. In fact, this is one of the most important areas where you can truly change the course of their life. Educating your children about financial wellness will help them build healthy spending habits for the future.

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Great Food Drive 2024

2024 Great Food Drive

For the past 8 years, Rivermark has been a proud sponsor of the KGW Great Food Drive in March. During this time, more than 14 million pounds of food have been donated. Last year alone, we raised funds and donations to provide over 2.2 million meals! We appreciate every dollar you donate to the Oregon Food Bank through the KGW Great Food Drive! We are accepting non-perishable food and cash donations at all of our branches through the end of March, or you can make a donation online.

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Rivermark Awarded 2024 Mental Health Seal

2024 Bell Seal Logo

Rivermark proudly announces its second consecutive certification as a recipient of the 2024 Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health by Mental Health America (MHA), reaffirming our dedication to corporate responsibility and employee well-being. This prestigious recognition highlights our commitment to cultivating a workplace that values, prioritizes, and supports mental health.

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Community Partner Spotlight: Black Economic Collective

Rivermark works with several partners to bring financial wellness education to a greater population of the Portland Metro area. We know that financial education isn’t as accessible as it should be, so we’re determined to reach those who haven’t been given the same opportunities as others to learn about financial health and wellness. The Black Economic Collective (BEC) is one of the organizations we work with to bring that knowledge to our community.

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Digital Banking with Rivermark

In today's digital age, Rivermark is at the forefront of the banking revolution, offering a wealth of digital banking options that redefine financial management. With features like Video Teller Kiosks, Mobile Wallets, and Card Control, we are committed to providing simple, easy, and secure access to your finances anytime, anywhere. Whether you're an existing member or considering joining our community, Rivermark's digital banking tools can streamline your financial tasks, making them more convenient than ever before.

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