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Blog Archive: April 2024

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National 529 Day is May 29 (5-29, get it?), highlighting the advantages of 529 savings plans in helping families prepare for education after high school. In the Green Mountain State, we have a plan—called VT529—with added tax benefits to help your savings for college or training grow further. What…
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Hannah Heinchon
As a graduate student pursuing her master’s in social work, Hannah Heinchon thought she wanted to become a child counselor. But an internship in family counseling uncovered a far greater need, that turned into a passion and a calling. “I remember I was working with a family who was homeless and…
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Passy Matendo
When Passy Matendo signs on to a Zoom meeting, her name appears on the screen as “Maombi.” “It’s what I’m called at home,” she explains. In Swahili, the word literally means “prayers” or “supplications,” and as a name, it is often loosely translated as “gift from God.” Since coming to the U.S. from…
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