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12/4/2017
A sad-faced piggy bank is wrapped up in Christmas lights.
Millions of consumers have begun their holiday shopping, snagging sale items either in-person or online, and considering themselves savvy shoppers. At the same time, many lose sight of the fact that regardless of the price, a bargain isn’t a smart purchase if it compromises a person’s overall financial health. Consumers...
12/1/2017
A sheet of notebook paper is ready to record goals for the new year.
By Darren Carter | EAP Clinical Supervisor | The Village ‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions! As this year comes to an end, many of us are thinking ahead on how we can gain more fulfillment in our lives in the next. But if you are like many people,...
11/27/2017
A woman and her toddler admire an ornament hanging on a Christmas tree
You can strengthen families. You can fight addiction. You can change a life. You can #BeTheVillage. In these stressful, sometimes chaotic times, we all need a Village. A community that supports you and provides the help you need to lead a healthy, productive life. The Village improves lives by offering...
11/20/2017
Bernie and Kristin hold their daughter, Aubrey
Aubrey is a sweet and contented toddler. She erupts in giggles when her dad, Bernie, flips up the footrest of her pint-sized, pink recliner, or when her mom, Kristin, covers her cheeks with kisses. She was what Bernie and Kristin were waiting for during the six years they tried to...
11/14/2017
A woman frames her face using her hands.
An employee has been unhappy in her workplace for a few years. The organization is struggling, and her role has been modified more than once. Yet when asked if she would be willing to look for something more fulfilling, her response was strongly negative. In another situation, leaders talked about...