Grad School, Professional, Resources + Tools

How to Sell Out: Tips on Finding a Non-Ac Job You Love

So you’ve created a budget and you’ve stuck to that budget like white on rice. But the debt’s still piling up, you’re stressing about funding for school, the dismal job market is lingering in the back of your mind, you live in a run-down slum on campus, you can’t afford to even travel to and… Read More How to Sell Out: Tips on Finding a Non-Ac Job You Love

Grad School, Personal Finance, Self-Care

Achieving PhD Happiness: Put Your Finances First

As many of you know, one of my claims to fame is transforming myself from a broke PhD drop-out into a clinical research professional with a penchant for budgeting and personal finance. However, I didn’t leave that life completely behind, some of my closest friends are students who are approaching the light at the end… Read More Achieving PhD Happiness: Put Your Finances First

Debt, Grad School, Professional

The Beginning of Our Debt Story

Nobody wants to talk about debt. Consumer debt is the taboo topic of personal finance, but it’s becoming more difficult to find a recent college grad who hasn’t incurred some student debt along the way. People will say, “But that’s good debt–an investment in your future!” But with predatory lending, tuition hikes, and less funding for students,… Read More The Beginning of Our Debt Story