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Adult Education Podcasts

We are excited to offer "The Community," a podcast series covering information and resources relevant to empowering our community. Our goal of this podcast series is to provide you with financial and life skills education to benefit you and your family. All podcasts were previously broadcast live at www.hallelujah1600.com.

2014 Podcasts

The Community - Part 1 - There is a place that you can go for economic empowerment. You'll find free seminars and free one-on-one coaching. It exists to serve our community - that's YOU! Listen to this podcast and then visit the Excel Center®.

The Community - Part 2 - Learn why communication about finances is so important for you and your significant other. Get tips on improving that communication to strengthen your relationship. And don't forget about the free financial coaching that's at the Excel Center.

The Community - Part 3 - It’s great to have smart kids, but it doesn’t stop there. Find out how you can teach your children to become money smart as well.

The Community - Part 4 - There’s a 3-digit number that can affect your ability to get an affordable car, the job you have always wanted, or even a place to call home. And that’s your credit score. Find out what your credit means to you. Listen to this podcast and then visit the Excel Center.

The Community - Part 5 - Regardless of your journey in the game of life, you need a plan. Discover why financial goals are important and what to strive for. Listen to this podcast and then visit the Excel Center.

The Community - Part 6 - Learn how you can tackle financial stress with a plan that works for you. And don't forget about the free financial coaching that's at the Excel Center.

The Community - Part 7 - Grace Hill - Hear from Executive Vice President/Director of Head Start Johanna Wharton with Grace Hill Settlement House on how the organization is impacting the lives of children and families.

The Community - Part 8 - Women and Money - Learn why you need a plan for your money, whether you work in or outside of the home. Cheryl Walker, Community Development Loan Officer for Stifel Bank and Trust, shares helpful guidelines to consider. Listen to this podcast and then visit the Excel Center.

The Community - Part 9 - Prosperity Connection® (formerly The St. Louis Community CU Foundation) – Learn how Prosperity Connection provides hope, dignity and a sense of self-worth to countless individuals and families in our community.

The Community - Part 10 - Home Loans and Ownership Within Your Reach - You know St. Louis Community Credit Union for great car loans, but now you can call on us for home loans. Terrence Rogers, VP of Mortgage Lending for Carrollton Bank, discusses how the path to home ownership can be closer than we may think. Listen to this podcast and then visit the Excel Center.

The Community - Part 11 - Unloading Emotional and Financial Baggage - Community volunteer Shalia Ford shares the importance of emotional and financial wellness, as well as tips on how to overcome life issues that may hold us down. This path of freedom can empower us to live our lives for the better. Listen to this podcast and then visit the Excel Center.

The Community - Part 12 - Get Your Financial House in Order - Find out how you can manage your money and financial goals for the long haul. Being organized and focused can benefit you and your loved ones as you build a family legacy of financial stability. Listen to this podcast and then visit the Excel Center.


2013 Podcasts

The Community - Part 1 - Learn about the Excel Center and the free seminars offered there.

The Community - Part 2 - Learn about Carrollton Bank and the difference between FHA and conventional home loans.

The Community - Part 3 - Learn about the "Learning to Love Myself" Seminar offered at the Excel Center by Shaila Ford, Youth Division Director, YWCA.

The Community - Part 4 - Learn about the services and mission of Grace Hill Settlement House, Head Start and Grace Hill Community Health Centers with Laura Kozak, Vice President of Development.

The Community - Part 5 - Discover the resources, opportunities and programs for job readiness, employment and empowerment with the Metropolitan Urban League from Hollis Whiting, Director of Employment.

The Community - Part 6 - Learn about opportunities, resources and programs for financial empowerment, business and life during Money Smart Week with Debbie Irwin, Community Economic Development Director with United Way and Paul Woodruff, Community Development Manager – SLCCU.

The Community - Part 7 - Have you ever wondered if starting a business is right for you? What about knowing the steps to start a business? Do you know the importance of a business plan? Learn what you need to know before you start a business and available free classes to help you with Suzanne Hough, Community Development Officer, and Tim Julius, VP Commercial Loan Officer of Carrollton Bank.

The Community - Part 8 - Discover Kingdom House, a local organization that helps individuals achieve self-sufficiency and gain economic independence. Learn more about this dynamic organization with Scott Walker, Executive Director of Kingdom House.

The Community - Part 9 - Get answers to your questions about buying a home! Andreal Hoosman, Broker, President and Founder of Haywood Reality Group, provides helpful information and tips for home buyers.

The Community - Part 10 - Learn more about credit scores here! Jackie Tammenga, Community Outreach Specialist from Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions, talks with St. Louis Community Credit Union about how to improve credit and why it is so important.

The Community - Part 11 - Learn more about emotional spending, your "money memory" and the importance of your financial blueprint (budget).

The Community – Part 12 - Discover your financial pathway! You’ll learn how to define your direction and discover the best potential opportunities for your future.

The Community – Part 13 - The Excel Center offers tailor-made classes for the community. Through the Center, you can learn how to build a budget, how to manage stress and even how to take care of your health. Learn more now!