[Career Navigator Workshop] The Graduate Students' and Postdocs' Guide to Personal Finances (Emily Roberts, Ph.D., Personal Finances for Post-Docs Blog)


Thursday, November 12, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm


Zoom - TBA

The HMS Program in Graduate Education and the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows are pleased to co-host this event focused on building capacity for personal finance management among graduate students and post-docs.


Seminar description

Are you ready to take the next step with your finances as a graduate student or postdoc? Do you want to learn how to allocate your money more optimally, break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, build up savings, and/or begin investing? This seminar teaches graduate students who receive stipends and postdocs how they can develop positive lifelong financial habits and increase their net worth while still in training. The topics covered in this seminar are: financial goals, budgeting, saving, investing, debt repayment, and taxes.


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 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 Seattle, WA with her husband and two children.