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.
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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 →
Pail: Focusing on a specialty market in design
We are pleased to feature our local business partner below… Pail has been serving up a variety of creative graphic design services to its clients for 14 years. It took us a few years to realize that our clients had a commonality. What began in the specialty coffee industry expanded to distilleries and spirits, to bars and restaurants. Sometimes specializing can be a choice and sometimes it’s just the way a business evolves – ours was a little of both. Read more →
- For Millions Of Millennials: Some College, No Degree, Lots Of DebtNoelle Johnson has about $20,000 in student loans and is still working on her degree. Without the higher earnings a B.A. can bring, even a modest student debt load can pose a big challenge.
- 6 Pitfalls To Avoid When Picking Insurance On The JobEven if your health insurance is provided by an employer, your plan may be changing quite a bit in 2015. Here's a guide to the questions you should keep in mind when looking over your options.
- No 'Misteak': High Beef Prices A Boon For Drought-Weary RanchersIf you've shopped for meat recently, you no doubt have noticed that beef prices are up. That may be hard on consumers, but the prices are helping ranchers purchase expensive feed and rebuild herds.
- Firm Accused Of Illegal Practices That Push Families Into ForeclosureA class action lawsuit alleges Ocwen Financial, one of the nation's largest mortgage servicers, charges marked-up and illegal fees. The firm says it will vigorously defend itself against the claims.
- To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At HomeThe U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and processors are taking responsibility, many consumers aren't. An EPA pilot program aims to change that.
- As U.S. Leads Growth, It Wants Others To Step UpU.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has a message for the leaders of other advanced economies: You have to shape up! The global economy is relying too heavily on just the United States for growth.
- Pay Attention To The Health Insurance Calendar To Avoid SurprisesConsumers can sign up for health insurance through the online marketplaces anytime from Nov. 15 to Feb. 15. But waiting can trigger medical bills and the health law's penalties.
- Politics And A Food Fight Are Stalling A Major U.S.-Asia Trade DealSupporters of expanded trade with Asian nations hoped this week would bring completion of a major deal, but U.S. and Japanese negotiators — and Obama and congressional Republicans — still don't agree.
- Holiday Travelers Should Expect Packed Planes, Higher FaresWith fuel prices down, profits are up. But that doesn't mean you'll be able to find cheap airfares, especially over the holidays: The airline industry is predicting its busiest season in years.