114 episodes

Connected by Community is a podcast designed to connect with small businesses, non-profits, personal endeavors, and hobbies for the betterment of the community.

Connected by Community Ballentine Capital Advisors

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Connected by Community is a podcast designed to connect with small businesses, non-profits, personal endeavors, and hobbies for the betterment of the community.

    Episode 97: Kanga Coolers

    Episode 97: Kanga Coolers

    If you were given $500 for a school project and told to make a successful product with it, could you? Today we are joined by Ryan Frazier Co-Founder of Kanga Coolers, who did exactly that! Kanga Coolers was started as a Clemson University class project, but has since turned into a widely successful brand, which has many product lines that have been featured on Shark Tank and MrBeast. Kanga Coolers are iceless coolers, that act as a koozie for your beer, keeping it cold for up to 7 hours. Kanga Coolers offers the Kase Mate, Pouch, Backpack, a new beer block, and tons of apparel. Tune in to learn where you can get your Kanga Coolers in the Upstate, customize your cooler online, and key details on a new product line dropping soon!

    Kanga Coolers
    Ryan Frazier, Co-Founder
    kangacoolers.com

    • 21 min
    Episode 96: Greenville Greek Festival

    Episode 96: Greenville Greek Festival

    Greekville returns to Greenville! Come experience Greek culture through food, dance, and music. Be sure to visit their new “Plaka” which features their Taverna and vendors … be “Greek for a Day.”  The community of Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral will celebrate its 38th Annual Greenville Greek Festival  May 17 – 19, 2024.

    Last year, we had Tori Zambrano on the podcast to talk about the Greek Fest. Tune in to last year's episode to learn more.

    For more information on this year's festival, visit their website.
    greekforaday.com

    • 20 min
    Episode 95: Process Before Product

    Episode 95: Process Before Product

    Is it too early to start planning for retirement? Today we are joined by wealth advisors Bryan Ballentine, CFP®, CRPC™ and Anthony Colancecco, CFP®, CRPC™ with Ballentine Capital Advisors, where they talk about how it is never too early to start planning for every stage of your life. Bryan and Anthony discuss the importance of budgets, life insurance, disability insurance, and specifics about purpose-based investing. They go into detail about their unique bucket strategy of retirement income, and how these buckets are personalized to you, and help you plan for not only your future, but inflation. Tune in to learn more about how they can help you reach your financial goals, and even potentially pay less taxes along the way!

    Bryan Ballentine, CFP®, CRPC™ and Anthony Colancecco, CFP®, CRPC™
    Ballentine Capital Advisors
    Balletinecapital.com

    • 23 min
    Episode 94: Do Politics Really Matter In An Election Year?

    Episode 94: Do Politics Really Matter In An Election Year?

    Do you know the difference between the economy and the market? Tune in to today’s podcast episode with Bryan Ballentine, CFP®, CRPC™, and Anthony Colancecco, CFP®, CRPC™, wealth advisors with Ballentine Capital Advisors. They dive into why you should turn off the noise, and why being disciplined, and not focusing on outperforming your neighbor is so important. Tune in to learn more about why working with a professional is crucial, and why planning first is key. For more information, read “Wealth on Purpose” by Bryan Ballentine (available for purchase on Amazon).

    Bryan Ballentine, CFP®, CRPC™, and Anthony Colancecco, CFP®, CRPC™
    Ballentinecapital.com
    864-322-6046
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CNTX9YMZ

    • 23 min
    Episode 93: Your Lifelong Lender

    Episode 93: Your Lifelong Lender

    Is buying, refinancing, or renovating a home in your future? Today we are joined by Amanda McCall with PrimeLending. PrimeLending and Amanda’s team can help you buy a home, refinance, renovate, and even explore types of home loans with their simple, hassle-free home loan process. Amanda helps educate clients, helping them decide when to purchase and when to downsize. She goes into detail about renting versus buying and dives deep into interest rates. She talks about how having a high car payment could be your biggest obstacle in getting your ideal home and what she has seen in her 12 years of experience. Tune in to learn more about why having a professional on your side is so important, and how her team can help you find your comfort level when it comes to monthly payments.
    Amanda McCall
    https://lo.primelending.com/amccall/
    864-315-3592

    • 29 min
    Episode 92 : Curean - The Ultimate Charcuterie & Wine Experience

    Episode 92 : Curean - The Ultimate Charcuterie & Wine Experience

    Are you tired of the ordinary? Today we are joined by Vickie Zambrano, owner, and curator of Curean. Curean offers an iconic dining experience unlike any other in Greenville. They create in-house charcuterie, small plate menu items, high-end cocktails, as well as feature private specialty dinners. Curean prides itself in sourcing everything from local high-end partners to bring the very best of the Upstate to your plate. Tune in to learn more about their unique and tasty menu, as well as some of the specialty drinks their mixologist makes!

    Curean
    Cureangvl.com
    864-416-4610

    • 30 min

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