Welcome to River Capital
“The Northwest’s premier mortgage company”
River Capital is one of the Northwest’s premier mortgage companies. Located in downtown Portland, Oregon, we have established trusted relationships with local chartered banks, wholesale lenders, and private investment portfolios. These relationships allow our firm to facilitate lending in a variety of ways. As both a banker and broker, we provide niche loans, Energy Efficient Mortgages, FHA, VA, Reverse Mortgages as well as the means to accommodate conventional financing. Loans for teachers, police officers, and fire fighters are included in our sphere of specialties.
From Our Newsletter
Thank You and Happy Holidays
As 2014 comes to a close, the River Capital Team would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your loyalty, friendship and trust. Your unwavering support and patronage helped us shape our company in 2014. Our successes are built on creating relationships and partnerships that last. We are truly grateful and look forward to working with you in 2015. From all of us at River Capital Read more →
Brand loyalty…far and wide
While working in the Nike Brand Design Department for ten years, it was never lost on me how such intense brand loyalty fueled more than millions of dollars of sales…it fueled itself, over and over again…to sustain a brand that commands world-wide attention, respect and at times, frenzied consumers awaiting the latest product launchAs a small business owner…don’t I want the same thing, or at least a morsel of that brand loyalty? The answer for myself is a resounding YES. Read more →
Do You Want Advice or the Solution?
ge·stalt noun \gə-ˈstält, -ˈshtält, -ˈstȯlt, -ˈshtȯlt\ psychology: Something that is made of many parts and yet is somehow more than or different from the combination of its parts; broadly: the general quality or character of something I said yes to an invitation in 2007, to learn more about the dynamic business group, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, (EO). As a result of this introduction and subsequent induction into EO, I have been fortunate enough to have traveled the world mingling with presidents of Read more →
5 Ways To Make Your Workout Fun Again
If you enjoy what you are doing while having a good time, you are more likely to sustain the activity on a daily basis. The “fun” concept is when we do something that makes us happy; our brain releases our “happy chemicals”, dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin, and endorphin. We then pair the activity with the good feeling in our body and mind. If we can take that concept and put it towards exercise, we see that people not only get a Read more →
- Economists: Congress Gets A Hat Tip (Barely) For Its EffortsCongress passed no laws addressing the minimum wage, tax reform, trade or immigration this year. But judged by the low recent standards, lawmakers got light applause from economists.
- How The Gender Pay Gap Has Changed (And How It Hasn't)The pay gap between men and women has been narrowing for decades. But it persists, and it gets larger as women move toward the middle of their careers.
- Lockheed Martin Case Puts 401(k) Plans On TrialThe aerospace company is being sued for choosing retirement funds that were poorly managed and charged high fees in a case that tests the limits of a company's responsibilities to its employees.
- Confusion Over Job-Based Insurance Can Shortchange ConsumersSome consumers mistakenly think that having access to skimpy coverage at work means they won't qualify for subsidies if they are interested in a more complete policy on the health care exchanges.
- Pension Deal In Spending Bill Will Cut Benefits Before Safety Net FailsThe agreement comes as several "multi-employer" pension plans are insolvent. The federal government guarantees those plans' benefits, but might not be able to handle all of them failing at once.
- That Nest Egg Needs To Last As Long As You Do. So How Do You Start?You don't know how long you'll live, which makes it hard to know how much money you'll need to retire. But several approaches can help people nearing retirement make their money last.
- 2014: The Year When The Job Market Finally Turned The CornerSeven years after the Great Recession began, the U.S. job market finally is growing at a robust pace. In November, employers added 321,000 workers, raised wages and extended the average workweek.
- Where Wages Are Rising (And Falling), In 1 GraphOverall, wages were stagnant over the past year. But workers in some sectors saw significant gains.
- Holiday Shoppers Are Filling Their Carts, OnlineIn-store purchases on Black Friday fell this year, but online sales have seen a big increase. Easy comparison shopping and widespread free shipping have sweetened the deal for many online shoppers.