Student Loan Interest Rates – Will Lowering them Help?

Lowering the student loan interest rates will help current students but what about the costs of college itself? Lowering the student loan interest rate is a band aid on a larger problem. Listen to the discussions: Student Loan Interest Rates – Part 1 https://tritonfinancialgroup.com/audio/interest-rates-student-loans.mp3 Student Loan Interest Rates – Part 2 https://tritonfinancialgroup.com/audio/student-loan-interest-rates.mp3

College Savings 529 Plans – Are There Alternatives?

College expense can devastate families unless they are properly prepared. What are the weaknesses in the College Savings 529 Plan? Are there alternatives? Find out more: College Savings 529 Plan Alternatives https://tritonfinancialgroup.com/audio/alternatives-529-1.mp3 College Savings 529 Plan Alternatives https://tritonfinancialgroup.com/audio/alternatives-529-2.mp3

Mandatory Savings – Is it Necessary?

Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement. Should the nation implement a mandatory savings requirement to alleviate the pressure on social security? And if so, what are the challenges facing the implementation? Listen to the discussion: Mandatory Savings – Part 1 https://tritonfinancialgroup.com/audio/mandatory-savings1.mp3 Mandatory Savings – Part 2 https://tritonfinancialgroup.com/audio/mandatory-savings2.mp3

Can Money Skills Be Taught?

Do you think you can teach children money skills or are they just part of a person’s personality? Personality does play a role in this skill, but children can be taught. Look at the children of depression era parents – it is hard to find any who were not skilled if not frugal.

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Children and Finance

Schools do not teach children about personal money management and finance. Listen to the discussion https://tritonfinancialgroup.com/audio/childrenandfinance.mp3

Three Cs of Credit

In the final post on Bob’s interview with Dave Perry, Sr. Vice President of Fidelity Bank and Larry LaChance, President of Banker’s Capital, Dave and Larry discuss how their companies make decisions when someone is looking to borrow. Dave discusses the 3 C’s of credit – character, capacity and collateral. By looking at these three …

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Commercial Financing – SBA 504 Loan and Small Business

Bob continues his interviews with Dave Perry, Sr. Vice President of Fidelity Bank and Larry LaChance, President of Banker’s Capital, about various topics on residential and commercial lending. Dave discusses the SBA 504 loan available to businesses trying to buy a commercial building. These new programs ensure the borrower has “skin in the game” so …

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