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You already know financial guidance is a must, but can we talk about it like real people? Go Off the Trail with MHV and join us as we host the kinds of conversations you wish you could have with your financial advisor: relatable, down-to-earth, and sometimes even funny. Leave your glossary of banking terms at the door, when we go Off the Trail money matters make sense.

MHV's Off the Trail MHV: Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

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You already know financial guidance is a must, but can we talk about it like real people? Go Off the Trail with MHV and join us as we host the kinds of conversations you wish you could have with your financial advisor: relatable, down-to-earth, and sometimes even funny. Leave your glossary of banking terms at the door, when we go Off the Trail money matters make sense.

    Why Should I Care About Banking with a Credit Union?

    Why Should I Care About Banking with a Credit Union?

    Maybe you've heard that banks and credit unions are different. And maybe you've even learned why.

    But here's the real question:

    Why should you care about that difference?

    You're about to find out. Michael Mattone, VP of Community Impact at Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, hops on this episode to drive home why people - including you - should care about the credit union difference. 

    • 9 min
    Bankruptcy: What to Expect and What Happens Next

    Bankruptcy: What to Expect and What Happens Next

    No one wants to file bankruptcy. But the fact is, it's a very real financial possibility for a lot of people. And there's still a lot of mystery around it. In this episode, we're joined by Hilary Nichols, Loss Mitigation Manager. Hilary walks us through what happens during bankruptcy, what happens to your accounts, and what you need to do after filing. 

    • 20 min
    Starting or Running a Business? Don't Skip This. (Hint: it's all in the business plan...)

    Starting or Running a Business? Don't Skip This. (Hint: it's all in the business plan...)

    So you've been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug? Starting a business is pretty exciting...but it takes a lot of planning to build a successful one. Get the expert take on business plans in this episode. Hear from Sam Kandel, Advanced Certified Business Advisor and Interim Director of the Mid Hudson Small Business Development Center on: 
    What business plans areWhy they're critical to the success of your businessYour risk - if you fail to make a business planHow to get started

    • 17 min
    Want good credit? Don't do these things.

    Want good credit? Don't do these things.

    You know your credit score matters - to basically every financial decision you're going to make. But did you know there are common behaviors that could be holding your score down? We're joined by Aaron Lindo, MHV's Consumer Loan Underwriter, to discover what those top three behaviors are.

    • 13 min
    First Job? Here Are Your Tax Answers.

    First Job? Here Are Your Tax Answers.

    No matter when you enter the workforce, understanding taxes is one of the most confusing parts of your first job. Host Mariclare Cranston sits down with Thomas Lindgren, CPA, to get you some answers to the tax questions everybody has. 

    • 17 min
    Fitness, Stress, and Money!

    Fitness, Stress, and Money!

    We know physical activity helps reduce stress, right? But...getting started with fitness can cause more stress in and of itself. Let's talk about embracing physical activity, how to make it work for you, and why it can help you with your money.

    • 13 min

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