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Ep. 33 Launch Financial- The Importance of Credit and How To Begin Credit Repair with KC Cole

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Release Date: 06/04/2021

Ep. 37 Launch Financial- Unpacking The Federal Reserve Meeting with Ashley & Brad  show art Ep. 37 Launch Financial- Unpacking The Federal Reserve Meeting with Ashley & Brad

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Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial with Ashley and Brad as we discuss the federal reserve meeting, inflation, 401(k)'s, IPO's and more. For question inquiries, email us at

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Ep. 36 Launch Financial- How To Mentally Prepare You And Your Children For Summer Re-Opening Plans with Johanna Kaplan show art Ep. 36 Launch Financial- How To Mentally Prepare You And Your Children For Summer Re-Opening Plans with Johanna Kaplan

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Are you feeling anxious about re-opening plans and returning to our pre-pandemic norms? Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we are joined by special guest, Johanna Kaplan. On this episode, Johanna will walk us through some of the anxieties individuals and their families are facing as the world continues to open up. She provides some great insights for parents on how to help their children work through these stressors this summer.  A little about Johanna, Dr. Johanna Kaplan is the director of the Washington Anxiety Center of Capitol Hill. She is a licensed clinical...

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Ep. 35 Launch Financial- Inflation Sweeps The Country Raising Prices At Your Favorite Spots show art Ep. 35 Launch Financial- Inflation Sweeps The Country Raising Prices At Your Favorite Spots

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Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial with Ashley & Brad as we discuss inflation, inflation, and more inflation! With record highs in the markets, we are seeing prices across all sectors rise at the quickest pace since the summer of 2008. Have you noticed an increase in prices at your favorite stores and restaurants? Let us know at

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Ep. 34 Launch Financial- Inflation Impact on The Restaurant Industry with David Dennison show art Ep. 34 Launch Financial- Inflation Impact on The Restaurant Industry with David Dennison

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Hungry for some pancakes and bacon? This episode will get you craving! Join us this week as we are joined by David Dennison, Director of Operations at Original Pancake House. On this episode, David speaks about how COVID-19 shifted operations in the restaurant industry, along with the impacts of inflation on input costs. Let us know your thoughts and head to Original Pancake House for some delicious breakfast! 

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Ep. 33 Launch Financial- The Importance of Credit and How To Begin Credit Repair with KC Cole show art Ep. 33 Launch Financial- The Importance of Credit and How To Begin Credit Repair with KC Cole

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Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we are joined by VP of Work Perks and Community Development At Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union, KC Cole. On this episode, KC provides the audience with invaluable advice on how to establish a strong credit score, even as a college student, and how to work towards repairing your credit, especially if you have faced some hardships along the way.  A little about KC, at Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union, she is responsible for creating, marketing and managing the credit unions Bank at Work and Financial Wellness Employee exclusive...

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Ep. 32 Launch Financial- Re-Opening Summer Plans and The Return Of Meme Stocks  show art Ep. 32 Launch Financial- Re-Opening Summer Plans and The Return Of Meme Stocks

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Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial with Ashley and Brad as we return from Memorial Day to discuss re-opening plans across the country, the return of meme stocks, the continual increase in oil prices and more!

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Ep. 31 Launch Financial- Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency Volatility  show art Ep. 31 Launch Financial- Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency Volatility

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Join us on our latest episode of Launch Financial with Ashley and Brad as we discuss Bitcoin's recent plunge and such a crazy week in crypto world. 

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Ep. 30 Launch Financial-Financial Planning Changes as The Economy Re-Opens with David Pearl show art Ep. 30 Launch Financial-Financial Planning Changes as The Economy Re-Opens with David Pearl

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Join us on our 30th episode of Launch Financial as we welcome back special guest David Pearl. On this week's episode, Brad, Ashley and David discuss flexibility and compromise in relationships and how the financial planning thought process is changing as the economy and world continues to re-open.  Some more about David, he aims to provide a safe and supportive environment to strengthen self-esteem and facilitate more meaningful connections with family, friends, professional colleagues, or teammates. David obtained his Master’s degree from The Silver School of Social Work at NYU and his...

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Ep. 29 Launch Financial- Inflation Speeds Up As Prices Skyrocket In April show art Ep. 29 Launch Financial- Inflation Speeds Up As Prices Skyrocket In April

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Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial with Ashley & Brad as we discuss skyrocketing prices that has sped up inflation, the fastest we've seen since 2008, the east coast gasoline shortage, and more. 

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Ep. 28 Launch Financial-Why Companies Can't Find Employees To Hire & The Peloton Recall  show art Ep. 28 Launch Financial-Why Companies Can't Find Employees To Hire & The Peloton Recall

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On this week's episode of Launch Financial with Ashley and Brad, we discuss the most recent jobless claim numbers and how companies are finding it difficult to fill their open positions.

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Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we are joined by VP of Work Perks and Community Development At Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union, KC Cole. On this episode, KC provides the audience with invaluable advice on how to establish a strong credit score, even as a college student, and how to work towards repairing your credit, especially if you have faced some hardships along the way. 

A little about KC, at Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union, she is responsible for creating, marketing and managing the credit unions Bank at Work and Financial Wellness Employee exclusive programs. She serves as chief liaison of community development for corporate sponsorships, community service programs and marketing projects. She has over 18 years of experience as a former licensed investment Advisor, Banker and VP Community Relations Manager in Montgomery County, MD, where she has partnered with a multitude of businesses and organizations. She is the recipient of several awards and recognition, which include the State of Maryland Larry Hogan Governor's Volunteer Services Award, the Montgomery County Community Action Award for Partnerships, and the City of Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council Partnership Award.  

She is an active board member of the Coalition Advancement Financial Education of Montgomery County, MD (CAFÉ) and Holy Cross Hospital Health Foundation Member.

She is married with three athletic children who run track and play lacrosse, and in her spare time if any is left over, she spends it at the gym every morning at 6am!

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