Hack Your Budget: A Personal Finance Workshop for Graduate School
Wednesday January 27, 2021 6:00 PM EST
Free Virtual Workshop presented by COGS and Graduate Student Life & Wellness
*Registration closed 1.24.21
When it comes to balancing their budgets, grad students and postdocs usually try to pack as much value into as little spending as possible. This immensely practical workshop will show you how to “hack” your budget by decreasing spending in key necessary areas and implementing tricks to make your budget more effective. Attendees submit their spending data on housing, utilities, transportation, and food in advance through a survey, which will be emailed with the registration confirmation. The first part of the workshop is a presentation and discussion on this crowdsourced data, during which attendees share with one another their strategies and insights. The second part of the workshop is a short presentation of effective budgeting strategies to speed progress toward financial goals.
Dr. Emily Roberts is a personal finance educator specializing in early-career PhDs. Through her business, Personal Finance for PhDs, she equips graduate students, postdocs, and PhDs with Real Jobs to make the most of their money. She gives seminars at universities and for associations; interviews graduate students and PhDs on her podcast; serves as a money coach; and creates courses and workshops on taxes, investing, and more. Emily holds a PhD in biomedical engineering from Duke University and lives in southern California with her husband and two children.
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