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Financial and Lifestyle Resources for Vermont


In the VSECU Blog you'll find financial and lifestyle resources to help empower possibilities for your personal success.

Diana Clarke

Diana is a marketing specialist at VSECU, with a focus on graphic design for both digital and print materials. She grew up on Long Island, went to the Savannah College of Art & Design for her BFA and MFA, and now resides in a quaint log house in Hardwick, Vermont with her husband and dog. When not working and designing, Diana enjoys bicycling on the various trails around Vermont, hiking, gardening, snowshoeing, exploring the great outdoors, playing with her dog, and spending time at the family farm.

By: Diana Clarke

September 23rd, 2021

Save Money and Prevent Food Waste with These Food Storage Tips

Have you ever bought lots of fresh veggies, only to forget about them and have them die in the back of the fridge? Food waste is an avoidable problem that we all deal with, but it’s manageable with a plan and proper food storage.

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By: Diana Clarke

July 22nd, 2021

Four Things to Consider to Choose the Best Pet Insurance

Pet health insurance can feel almost unnecessary—until it’s not. When my dog, Kelsey, got deathly ill about four years ago, the unexpected veterinary bills wrecked my perfect credit card balance and the modest-but-healthy savings I had built up. Three months of almost-constant vet care put me in a significant debt hole (and emotionally shook me to my core). Had I had pet health insurance for Kelsey at that time, I may have had a markedly different financial experience and a lot more peace of mind. But it’s hard to know when these things will happen. Pets are unpredictable sometimes.

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