It must be the money! Personal finances are one of those topics that many of us wish we learned more about in school. Budgeting, saving, investing, credit scores, student loan repayment – just thinking about these topics can provoke anxiety, even for the savviest finance […]
Higher education certainly isn’t cheap these days. If you’re thinking about going to graduate school, you have several options to consider when it comes to covering financial costs. This article from Nerd Wallet offers up five possible strategies for covering your graduate school bill.
By Allison McWilliams (’95), Ph.D., Assistant VP, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University There’s a lot of emphasis on work in your first year after college – what type of work you will be doing, where you will be doing it, […]
By Stephen Edwards (’10), Baird Private Wealth Management in Winston-Salem, NC “Doing well with money has a little to do with how smart you are and a lot to do with how you behave.” – Morgan Housel, author of The Psychology of Money […]
By Chelsea Keen, M.Ed. (’12), Career Coach and Founder of Uplifted Ambitions Career Coaching Chelsea Keen is a results-oriented career coach who empowers ambitious early and mid-level professional women to land their ideal job, advance in their career, and find fulfillment in their 9 to […]
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 finally finish paying off your student loans? How do you negotiate […]
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 (’00) started a financial services company called Financial Gym, which uses a fitness […]
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 don’t know much about the stock market!).
Written by Jessica Williams (’03) for her website blog, The Superwoman Project, on September 17, 2018. Jessica is the Founder and CEO of The Superwoman Project and a speaker, coach, facilitator, and author. Learn more about her work and background here. This article […]
Ever wondered if your salary is on par with what your peers in similar roles are being paid? While discussing pay with colleagues can be awkward and uncomfortable, this article by Olivia Feld via The Muse provides useful tips how to find out what […]