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Baby Steps To Better Finances

By Alicia Kellebrew NFCC Certified Financial Professional The Village Financial Resource Center I have recently started the process of trying to navigate toward more healthy habits, and I’ve found that having a few “baby steps” to focus on has really helped me bust out of the rut of inaction towards my goals. This got me…
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WTP – What Is It And How Can It Change Your Financial Life?

By Alicia Kellebrew NFCC Certified Financial Professional The Village Financial Resource Center Have you ever noticed that no matter what your college degree is in, what your professional is, or what industry you work within, that each comes with its own set of special “lingo” or “jargon?” For me, my degree is in Banking and…
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How To Be A Social Butterfly Without Breaking The Bank

By Alicia Kellebrew The Village Financial Resource Center Anyone who knows me knows that I am quite the social butterfly. I love spending time with others and hearing their stories. After spending a weekend with my friends, it reminded me just how much we have a tendency to use eating out as our socializing time/entertainment.…
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The Art Of Bartering In The Modern Age

By Alicia Kellebrew, NFCC Certified Financial Professional The Village Financial Resource Center I have been accused of being somewhat of a “throwback.” I can’t help but see a lot of value in the way our parents, grandparents, and beyond used to do things and feel that some of those old practices could serve us well in the present age. By…
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How A School Bus Can Drive You To Good Financial Decisions

By Alicia Kellebrew, NFCC Certified Financial Professional The Village Financial Resource Center When people walk into my office, they may notice the little, bright yellow die cast school bus prominently displayed on my bookcase. It sits there right in my line of sight, and that of my clients, for a reason. Every now and again…
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