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

Elizabeth Settlers

Hello, my name is Elizabeth Settlers. I have a BA in Baking and Pastry Arts and have a love of bringing people together through food and conversation. The best conversations are had over heartwarming food with great company. I spend my time outside of work painting, exploring the world’s cuisines, and spending time with my family.

By: Elizabeth Settlers

October 26th, 2021

What Are Trades and How Can I Get Started?

  Have you ever heard the phrase “jack-of-all-trades?” Have you ever been interested in what trade jobs are? Are you not sure where to get started? Well, you came to the right place. Trade jobs are occupations that require a specialized skill or skill sets that you don’t usually find training for in a traditional high school or college settings. Those occupations range from electrical, carpentry, and medical assisting, to culinary arts, automotive, and even cosmetology. You can acquire the proper skills and required training for these trades through vocational studies, apprenticeships, or on-the-job training.  

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