February 9, 2018
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
115 International Center
Would you like to learn to m anage your money better in graduate school and beyond? Do you find yoursel f struggling financially, living paycheck to paycheck in graduate school and without any money in your savings account at the end of the month?
Dr. Emily Roberts believes that graduate students who receive stip ends and post-docs can improve their finances during their training and do not have to defer financial success until they start their “real jobs.” T o that end, her presentations are specifically tailored to teach PhDs-in- training how to manage their cash flow and reach financial goals even on t heir small incomes.
By working on your finances during your train ing, you will reduce your stress around money, increase your net worth, develop positive financial habits, and prepare to transition to your nex t position. This foundation will set you up for a lifetime of financial su ccess.
Having the knowledge, ability, and skills to manage yo ur money plays a critical role in life success and not having enough of it impacts health as well as academic performance. Financial stress continue s to be a common source of stress, anxiety and fear for graduate students . Keeping track of expenses, making a budget, and sticking to it are imp ortant skills to have in order to be financially responsible and independe nt. Learning how to maximize your financial wellness now will help you fee l prepared to handle potentially stressful financial situations in graduat e school and in life.
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