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Alisa Barcan

Financial Coach, The Savvy Corner in St Neots

A Story of Friendship

PRESENTED ON SEP 18, 2019
IN CAMBRIDGE @ VOL 22

Alisa Barcan grew up in Romania. When she moved to the UK she realised she had learned to have a very different relationship to money than most of the people she met. In this delightful story she tells us about her friendship with money and how it has affected her career choice. 

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