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Podcast Series: Mini Money Minutes



This is the No Shame in this Money Game’s Mini Money Minutes. Why Mini Money minutes? First of all, you’re busy and you want your info FAST, secondly who doesn’t love mini things? In fact, human beings love mini things so much that our brains actually release dopamine when we see cute little things! For real! We actually derive satisfaction from mini things because we can see them less threatening. So, if we are less threatened by mini things and mini things can actually make us happy, what if we learn about money through mini money minutes! Let’s go!


Episode 11 - Saving in the Summer of 2022

So far, the Summer of 2022 might not be what we all dreamed it would be. With record breaking inflation, rising interest rates and talks of a recession, plans for a carefree summer may seem out of reach. But before you throw in that beach towel, take a listen to this special summer edition of the No Shame in this Money Game's Mini Money Minute. You just might get a few tips to help you stay on budget while keeping the fun in your summer.

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 10 - Assets

We've all heard of a "bucket list" (the list of fun things you want to do before you "kick the bucket"), but have you ever made a list of your assets? What’s in THAT bucket? “I don’t have any assets,” you might be thinking. Think again and take a listen to this bite-sized mini money minute to learn about all the different kind of assets you may have and how keeping track of them can save you, and your family, a whole lot of time and anguish.

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 9 - Scams

April is Financial Literacy Month and Rockland Trust wants you to have a healthy relationship with money - at any age. Part of having a healthy relationship with money is knowing how to keep your money safe. Scams and fraud attempts have become so widespread that this Mini Money Minute is dedicated to teaching you how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Listen and share because the more we are aware of these scams, the better we can all protect ourselves.

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 8 - Home Equity

Owning your own home is a big deal but do you know how much of your home you ACTUALLY own? In today’s No Shame in this Money Game’s Mini Money Minute, you will learn all about home equity – how to calculate it, what it means and it what it could be worth to you as you save for your future.

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 7 - APRs and APYs

Acronyms are tricky. Acronyms that are one letter apart and mean completely different things, are even trickier. In this Mini Money Minute, you will learn about APRs and APYs, what they stand for, what they measure and why knowing their definitions is important when borrowing or saving money.

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 6 - Inflation

If it seems like everyone you know is talking about inflation, you’re right! And if you’re not hearing about it in the news, you may be feeling the effects of it when you go to pay your bills or take your weekly trip to the grocery store. In this Mini Money Minute, you will learn about the different types of inflation, what causes it and how inflation affects you and your money.

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 5 - Credit Score

What is a credit score and why is it so important? In this Mini Money Minute, you will learn how your credit score is calculated, little ways you can work to improve your score and why this three digit number might make a difference in your financial life.

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 4 - HSAs and FSAs

If you happen to work for a company that provides access to health insurance, open enrollment might feel open season for acronyms! In this mini money minute we tackle HSAs and FSAs so you don’t miss an opportunity to save some money on what might be one of your most expensive annual expenses.

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 3 - Deductible

Listen to this mini money minute to learn about the term "deductible." You may have heard this term around tax-time or when renewing your insurance policies but do you really know how it affects your wallet? Listen to learn more!

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 2 - IRAs

Listen to this mini money minute to learn more about IRAs, one of the most popular (and complicated) retirement saving vehicles. Saving for retirement can be challenging but learning can be easy in small, palatable portions. Learn about IRAs today!

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.


Episode 1 - Introducing Mini Money Minutes – Assets and Liabilities

Welcome to the No Shame in this Money Game’s Mini Money Minutes! Why Mini Money minutes? First of all, you're busy and you want your info FAST. Secondly, who doesn’t love mini things? In fact, human beings love mini things so much that our brains actually release dopamine when we see cute little things! For real! So, if mini things actually make us happy, what if we learn about some complicated financial jargon through mini money minutes! First up - Assets and Liabilities!

Questions, comments, feedback or suggestions for our future podcasts? Email your host, Julie Beckham, at Julie.Beckham@RocklandTrust.com and be sure to download, subscribe, rate and review the No Shame in this Money Game podcast wherever you find your podcasts.



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