Contrary To Popular Belief, ‘Budget’ Is NOT A FOUR Letter Word!

By Alicia Kellebrew The Village Financial Resource Center If I had to name the word that I use the most often in a work day that gets the worst rap, it would be the word “budget.” It seems that the mere mention of this word strikes fear, anger, or sadness into the hearts of most people I…
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Valentine’s Gift Ideas That Won’t Blow Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions

By Alicia Kellebrew The Village Financial Resource Center It seems like only yesterday I was writing about financial New Year’s resolutions. Now, here we are, just a few short weeks away from Valentine’s Day already. Well, if your financial New Year’s resolutions are in danger of being wrecked by Valentine’s Day spending, I have some…
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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Finances

By Alicia Kellebrew NFCC Certified Financial Professional The Village Financial Resource Center With a new year staring us in the face, many of us take a look back at the previous 12 months to celebrate our successes and take inventory of things that didn’t go quite the way we planned. We also often welcome all…
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The True Value Of The Gift Of Time

By Alicia Kellebrew NFCC Certified Financial Professional The Village Financial Resource Center The holidays, with all their gift-giving and stocking filling, are rapidly approaching. But, you know, the older I get (not that I am getting old!) the more I realize that it’s not the things I receive that mean the most to me or that…
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Personal Finances For Hockey Fans

By Alicia Kellebrew, NFCC Certified Financial Professional, The Village FRC In case you hadn’t realized it just yet, hockey season is once again upon us. Those who know me know that hockey is one of my very favorite things. And hockey, like every other sport, has its own unique lingo and terminology. So is there…
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