We feature two podcast series for our members. On TCU Talks, you’ll hear financial tips and tricks from financial experts, as well as personal stories and advice on a variety of financial topics. On TCU Diversity Talks, we highlight the ways TCU strives to be an invlusive organization for our employees and members.

Featured Podcast

Mental Wellbeing for Military Families

In honor of Memorial Day, Guest host Blake Gilley talks to Area Service Manager Celeste Jones about mental wellness as it relates to service members and their families. Celeste draws on her experience as both the daughter and spouse of a service member.

TCU Talks

Financial education podcasts

Jeff Sobieralski, TCU’s Director of Financial Wellness and Wellbeing, discusses how to help your kids develop good habits to keep them financially fit for life. Listen for some easy ways to introduce finance to your children so they develop a healthy relationship with money.

Nicole Alcorn, TCU’s Chief Member Experience Officer, says great financial tools and products are just the beginning. At TCU, we get to know our members, tailoring solutions to their individual needs. We’re here to help — to treat you like we would want to be treated. That’s the bottom line of Better Banking.

Our latest TCU Talks podcast is timely for Cybersecurity Awareness Month! TCU’s cybersecurity expert Kevin Holleran offers tips to help us all stay safe online. Hear why it’s a good idea to use one device for online banking and another to browse the internet, and why you should be using spaces in your passwords.

What's your net worth — and why does it matter? Area Manager Adam Young joins TCU Talks to explain the importance of this metric and how understanding it can be a step on the path to financial security.

Steering a small business through today’s uncharted territory is complex. In the latest episode of TCU TALKS, Commercial Loan Officer Pat McGinley shares how business owners can protect their companies.

This holiday season will be unlike any we’ve experienced. With financial uncertainty and limitations to traditional gatherings because of COVID, TCU Area Manager Joshua Lloyd joined TCU TALKS to provide tips on navigating the holidays during the pandemic.

For many, the pandemic has supercharged financial stress. This first episode features TCU's Director of Financial Wellness and Wellbeing Jeff Sobieralski discussing how to manage your money to build financial security, even during challenging economic times like we're facing now.

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TCU Diversity Talks

Using conversations to promote understanding

TCU values diversity in the workplace and publishes podcasts regularly for our employees to enjoy on a variety of topics. As many of these are of interest to the greater community, we're sharing some of them here as well. 

Jackie Rucker is TCU’s first Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In this episode of TCU Talks, Rucker shares how she’s helping TCU ensure that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are not buzzwords — but a way of life in the workplace and in how members are served.

In honor of Memorial Day, guest host Blake Gilley talks to Celeste Jones about mental wellness as it relates to service members and their families. Celeste, an Area Service Manager for TCU, draws on her experience as both the daughter and spouse of a service member.

In observance of International Transgender Day of Visibility, we thought it was the perfect time to share a podcast from TCU employee Billie Huston about her journey as a transgender woman. TCU strives to be an inclusive organization and it’s wonderful to know that Billie feels at home here!


Host Jacquelyn Burns-Rucker speaks to TCU's Adam Young and Jeff Sobieralski about socioeconomic diversity.

Part 1: Understanding the Current Housing Market

TCU's VP of Mortgage Lending Ryan Woodruff provides some insight for people looking to buy a home in the current housing market.

Part 2: Understanding Mortgage Financing in the Current Housing Market

Ryan Woodruff, TCU's VP of Mortgage Lending, continues his discussion with Jackie Burns-Rucker, Director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, on what to expect when buying a home in today's market.

TCU Team Members (and siblings) Pedro and Gabe Arreola talk to host Jackie Rucker about their roles at TCU, and also shed some light on their experience growing up within a rich mix of Mexican and American cultures.

Host Jacquelyn Burns-Rucker speaks to Melissa Diaz-Rosario, TCU's Service Center Manager in Whiting, IN, about growing up as a first-generation Hispanic American, coming to work for TCU and serving members of the Hispanic community in Whiting. Read transcript

Angie Salazar, Manager at TCU's St. John Service Center, and Veronica Simms, Assistant Manager for TCU's Valparaiso Service Center on Roosevelt Road, speak with Jackie about how Hispanic Heritage Month at times is narrowly defined to mean people of Mexican heritage, when in fact it embraces a wide diversity of cultures across the western hemisphere. Read transcript

What is Juneteenth and its historical significance? Listen in on this discussion with Richard Pierce, Ph.D., an Associate Professor of History and Co-Director of the AnBryce Scholars Initiative at the University of Notre Dame. 

Jackie does an interview with Blake Gilley, Area Service Manager for TCU's New Albany, IN branch about the importance of recognizing Pride Month in the workplace. 

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