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Mindfulness... and Money

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

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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 Things I Wish I'd Known As a New Grad

In this piece by Financial Gym, certified financial trainer Terri Bennett shares 4 key pieces of advice for new graduates. As you seek to build a life after college, creating healthy financial ...

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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

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

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Boundaries for Breakfast (and Lunch and Dinner)

In this article from Thrive Global, Wake Forest alumnus Ryan Riccordella (’15) tackles the topic of boundaries and why you need them. He breaks down tips and strategies for boundary-setting at ...

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Job Searching While LGBTQ: How to Find a Truly Inclusive Place to Work

We all want to feel comfortable with bringing our authentic, whole selves to work each day. For individuals who identify as LGBTQ+, being able to find companies and workplaces that are affirming ...

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