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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. 196 Launch Financial-Existing Home Sales Slow To Lowest Pace Since December show art Ep. 196 Launch Financial-Existing Home Sales Slow To Lowest Pace Since December

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss tons of economic data, including a big week of tech earnings, home sales data, GDP, PCE, and more, as all eyes continue to watch the Federal Reserve and the potential interest rate cut later this year.  Show Notes: 

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Ep. 195 Launch Financial- Q2 Earnings Season in Full Swing show art Ep. 195 Launch Financial- Q2 Earnings Season in Full Swing

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we unpack a great deal of news in the media along with a big rally in the stock market, with all major averages pushing towards record highs. All eyes will continue to be on earnings season along with more rhetoric from the Federal Reserve on the future of interest rate cuts and policy.    Show Notes: 

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Ep. 194 Q2 2024 Wrap Up & July Financial Planning show art Ep. 194 Q2 2024 Wrap Up & July Financial Planning

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial following a summer hiatus, focusing on Q2 in the markets, as the S&P500 and Nasdaq mark yet another all time high, as well as some finanical planning topics to focus on this July. For inquiries or questions, email .  Show Notes: 

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Ep. 193 Launch Financial- S&P500 Hits 31st Record High This Year show art Ep. 193 Launch Financial- S&P500 Hits 31st Record High This Year

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Overview: Tune into Launch Financial as we discuss a monster start to the year in the stock and bond market. Yesterday the S&P500 marked its 31st record this year as the AI darling Nvidia continued its uphill roar hitting a new high and surpassing Microsoft as the most valuable public company. Email for questions or inquiries.  Show Notes:

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Ep. 192 Launch Financial-Markets Await Key Inflation Data & Fed Rhetoric show art Ep. 192 Launch Financial-Markets Await Key Inflation Data & Fed Rhetoric

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss a slew of economic data as we await Fed rhetoric on the future of interest rates and May CPI report release. If you have any questions on updating your June financial planning checklist, email

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Ep. 191 Launch Financial- May In The Stock & Bond Market show art Ep. 191 Launch Financial- May In The Stock & Bond Market

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss a strong month in the stock and bond market in the month of May coupled with a slew of economic data as all eyes continue to watch the Federal Reserve on the future of interest rates.    Show Notes:

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Ep. 190 Launch Financial- All Three Major Averages Set Records In May show art Ep. 190 Launch Financial- All Three Major Averages Set Records In May

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discsus the consumer and spending as we head into the summer months, along with the stock and bond markets in the month of May. For more info or questions, email Show Notes:

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Ep. 189 Launch Financial- The Dow & Nasdaq Score Record Highs show art Ep. 189 Launch Financial- The Dow & Nasdaq Score Record Highs

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Finanical as we discuss a quite notable week in the stock market, with the Dow closing above 40,000 for the first time last week and the Nasdaq setting its ninth record close this year. We will continue to watch for economic clues on future interest rate policy as the FOMC minutes are set to release later this week. For more information or questions, email  Show Notes: 

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Ep. 188 Launch Financial- Inflation Continues To Remain Higher Than Expected show art Ep. 188 Launch Financial- Inflation Continues To Remain Higher Than Expected

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss today's release of the producer price index which came in higher than economists expectations. Fed Chair Jerome Powell says inflation continues to remain high, leaving the consumer uncertain whether interest rate cuts are in the foreseeable future. We also discuss the financial strategies behind charitable giving and ways to increase your tax situation when giving back. Show Notes:  For more on Donor Advised Funds check out our podcast episode with Elizabeth Goldstein!  

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Ep. 187 Launch Financial-May Financial Planning Checklist show art Ep. 187 Launch Financial-May Financial Planning Checklist

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Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss Mental Health Awareness Month, our May financial planning checklist, and the stock and bond markets as they continue to digest big earnings reports and economic data.  Show Notes:   

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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!

For more information on your credit score or any topics discussed in this episode, let us know at [email protected]