"finances" Archive

Mindfulness... and Money

By Stephen Edwards (’10), Baird Private Wealth Management in Winston-Salem, NC

Glass jar filled with coins and a green plant growing out of it.

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“Doing well with money has a little to do with how smart you are and a lot to do with how you ...

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4 Steps to Negotiate Your First Salary

By Chelsea Keen, M.Ed. (’12), Career Coach and Founder of Uplifted Ambitions Career Coaching

Ripped sheet of paper with the words "Negotiate your salary" in red

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Chelsea Keen is a results-oriented career coach who empowers ambitious early ...

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Resources to Get Financially Fit

Let’s be real. One of the most stressful parts of “adulting” is making decisions around money. What percentage of your salary should you be saving or investing each month? How and when will you ...

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5 Tips to Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

Do you feel like you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck? Or feel financial pressure to save part of your monthly earning but just can’t seem to make that happen? Wake Forest alumna Shannon McLay ...

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Alumni Advice: Managing Your Personal Finances

In the following video, we hear from Sam Larsen (’16) about how she’s been able to manage her personal finances as a young professional, and tips on how to start investing your money (even if you ...

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