Making Money Personal

Triangle's Podcast about all things financial

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What's Making Money Personal? 

Do you find finance to be daunting? You're not alone!

Triangle's Making Money Personal Podcast talks about the impact that money has on your personal and professional life. Join us for fun, relevant financial topics that provide you with resources to help you make financial decisions. Our podcast examines trends and topics with support from industry professionals. 

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Recent Episodes

ID Protection: Money Management, Credit Scores & Better Checking

Take the first steps to ensure your identity is secure: stay on top of your finances and pay attention to your credit score. Budgeting, reviewing your credit report, and signing up for identity protection and monitoring will give you peace of mind. 

In this episode, we chat with Better Checking guru, Jen, about the easy ways to safeguard your identity from the many threats it faces. She provides tips on what she does to make sure she is in control of her identity and talks about the tools she uses to stay financially secure. 

Teaching your Child the Importance of Saving

Encouraging children to save money at an early age helps them develop solid financial habits that they will carry on into their teen years and eventually, adulthood.

In this episode we chat with Triangle Credit Union Financial Services Representative and mother of two, Lori, who shares what she has learned over the years about teaching her children the importance of earning and saving money.

What to Expect in the Closing Process - Mortgage Madness Series

Closing on a home is an exciting and happy occasion for homebuyers. Finalizing paperwork is the last step in bringing your mortgage journey to a close. You owe it to yourself to be prepared and ready for what the closing process holds in store. 

Don't Buy a Dud! The Importance of a Home Inspection - Mortgage Madeness Series

A house will most likely be your most expensive purchase. For this reason, a home inspection is an important step in buying your new home. Inspectors are trained to take a thorough look at the home to check for stability, soundness, and overall condition. Don't buy a dud!

Steps to Finding Your Dream Home - Mortgage Madness Series

Finding an experienced and knowledgeable Realtor when you’re shopping for your home is critical. Your Realtor acts as your best guide and advocate so you can shop with confidence and ultimately enjoy the home buying process.

In this episode we talk with Realtor and Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®), Lisa Waller-Gage from Sky Realty and discuss what to look for when searching for your dream home.

 

Securing Financing For Your New Home - Mortgage Madness Series

So you want to buy a home, but don’t know where to start. Join us for the first episode in our special home buying series Mortgage Madness to learn about the first step in your home buying process!

In this episode we talk with Al Lima, Mortgage Originator at Triangle Credit Union who helps guide home buyers through their purchase. Al provides insight into the steps needed to secure the financing potential buyers need to get into the house of their dreams.

 

What the Heck is Credit and Why is it Important?

Credit woes can lead to “no’s”. Learn how important your credit score is to your financial wellbeing and how to turn a potential “no” to a “yes”. Your credit score plays a role in your ability to get a car loan, an apartment, a mortgage and, in some cases, even a job.

In this episode we talk with Rosemary Gagne, one of Triangle’s Senior Loan Officers for over 17 years. With her experience using credit scores as one of the many factors used to qualify loans, Rosemary provides a substantial amount of credit knowledge for anyone trying to understand more about credit scores and their impact on the ability to borrow.

 

Financial Resolutions for the New Year

Get inspired to set your new personal and financial goals this year and arm yourself with the tools to give you the success you want.

In this episode Wil and Terri share their personal goals for the New Year and discuss the tools they use to establish their objectives and track their progress. Join them as they embark on this year-long journey to reach their personal goal destination.

Download the Making Goals Personal Roadmap and worksheet.

 

Child Identity Theft and Ways to Avoid it

Many of us know about identity theft and its negative impact on our society today. With the many ways identity theft can occur it’s no surprise that almost anyone can become a victim, including children. In this episode we wanted to expose the rising threat of child identity theft and provide insight into the steps you can take to safeguard your children against this growing threat.

We are chatting with Basil Paul, a fraud resolution specialist at Econocheck, who helps identity theft victims recover from the damages they suffered. His knowledge and expertise is highly valuable in a day where identity theft is a rising crime.

 

Planning for the College Funding Adventure- Karen Collins from NHHEAF

In this episode we discuss college planning and funding with Karen Collins from NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF). Karen helps parents and students navigate the multiple stages of the college planning process from college applications, to properly filing and submitting the FAFSA form.