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National PTSD Awareness Month: How a Service Dog Makes a Difference

June is PTSD Awareness Month. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated most with veterans, but anyone who has been through a traumatic event can experience it. Many people who go through a traumatic event may have difficulty adjusting and coping with things, but with time they can get better. Sometimes though, symptoms get worse and begin to interfere with day-to-day functions

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Elder Abuse: How You Can Protect Yourself & Those You Love

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month – specifically June 15 is the day! There are so many areas where our elderly family and friends can be abused or mistreated. In the state of Ohio, your financial institution is one of many mandatory reporters. What that means is, we are to be looking out for your best interests. If we suspect someone may be mistreating you or taking advantage of you, we are obligated to report that.

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How to Protect Your Child's Identity

We all know how important it is to protect our identities, but have you ever thought to protect your child’s? Fraudsters can easily steal your child’s identity without you realizing it for years. Thieves use the information they same way they would yours, to open fake accounts, credit cards and loans. Children are an easy target for thieves, they have a clean slate so creating a fake identity is easy.

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Meet Our Friends at A Special Wish Foundation- Dayton Chapter

A Special Wish Foundation – Dayton Chapter is a wish granting organization whose mission is to grant the wish of a child or adolescent (birth through age 20) who has been diagnosed by a physician with a life-threatening disorder. We strive to provide children and their families with special time together and a sense of normalcy despite the challenges they are experiencing. Since 1983, our chapter has granted over 1,700 wishes to children living in the Dayton area.

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Your Guide to Buying a Home

Owning a home is at the pinnacle of the American Dream and it is easy to see why. It provides security and stability while checking a box off your life to-do list. For many, owning a home is a sign of success and a way to show how hard they have worked. Yes, owning a home is a wonderful thing, but it is also a big responsibility. Oftentimes people don’t realize how big of a responsibility it can be and end up with more than they can handle, especially financially.

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River Valley Injects More Than $1,000,000 Into Local Economy

With thousands of people in the Miami Valley out of work or with reduced hours, River Valley Credit Union is helping members to keep more money in your accounts.

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National Autism Awareness Month: How a Service Dog Makes a Difference

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a debilitating developmental disability that can impact a person’s life in a variety of ways. While there is no cure for autism, there are different tools to help those who have been diagnosed. One of those tools is a service dog, or more specifically, an Autism Assistance Dog.

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Bored at Home? Here are 10 Free Things to do.

We have all been at home for a while now. By this point you may be out of shows to binge on Netflix, or maybe you have cleaned and organized your entire house or are just tired of being cooped up. Fortunately, there is now a lot you can do virtually. It is easier than ever to stay connected to family and friends. Our children have transitioned to remote learning, and you may have transitioned to working from home. Companies have even begun to offer their online products to consumers for free during this pandemic

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How to Keep Your Stimulus Money Safe From Scammers

Everyone is looking forward to getting their coronavirus stimulus checks, and so are the scammers. Unfortunately, fraudsters are always trying to get their hands on your money, especially during a pandemic. At River Valley, we are here to help. Our Fraud Specialist has outlined some information below to help keep you and your money safe.

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A Message Concerning COVID-19 and Your River Valley Access.

River Valley Credit Union takes the safety and security of our members and staff very seriously. We continue to follow the recommendations of local officials and other federal agencies and want to assure you that you will continue to have access to your funds whenever you need them.

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