Financial First Aid

Budgeting and financial self reliance can be difficult during a time of economic strain but it can be done, especially with the help of a free financial first aid class being taught in Vernal and Roosevelt. The one time class offers tips and tricks to saving, budgeting and credit reports and only one chance to attend remains in each County this fall. “This class can really help anyone,” shares VITA Regional Coordinator Lauren Schwanz. “I only have two [classes] left and I would really like to see a bigger turnout at both.” Tonight is the final Financial First Aid class in Duchesne County. It is being held at the UBAOG office on 330 East 100 South in Roosevelt from 6:00 to 8:30pm. The final course being offered in Uintah County will be held next Tuesday, September 27, from 6:00 to 8:30pm at the Uintah County Library. For more information, call 722-4518.  

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.