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- Semester-Proof Your Academic Side Business with Digital ProductsIn this episode, Emily interviews Dr. Toyin Alli, a lecturer at the University of Georgia and founder of The Academic Society. Through the Academic Society, Toyin teaches graduate students about […]
- Why Is My Fellowship Tax Bill So High?!Hi! I’m Dr. Emily Roberts, the founder of Personal Finance for PhDs. I’m a financial educator specializing in graduate students, postdocs, and PhDs in their first Real Jobs. My website is P F f o r P […]
- What to Do When Facing a Huge Fellowship Tax BillHi! I’m Dr. Emily Roberts, the founder of Personal Finance for PhDs. I’m a financial educator specializing in graduate students, postdocs, and PhDs in their first Real Jobs. My website is P F f o r P […]
- How to Advocate for Financial Policy Change on Your CampusIn this episode, Emily interviews Dr. Tyler Hallmark, a recent PhD in Higher Education and Student Affairs and a low-income, first-generation college student. Emily and Tyler and discuss the why, […]
- This Veteran Receives External Funding for Her PhD ProgramIn this episode, Emily interviews Emily Knitter, a PhD student in counseling psychology at the University at Buffalo and US Army veteran. After being medically discharged from the military, Emily […]
- Financial Advice for Prospective PhD StudentsIn this episode, Emily shared the financial advice for prospective and rising graduate students that she collected from current graduate students and PhDs. This financial advice can be applied all […]
- This Grad Student’s Side Hustle Is Trading OptionsIn this episode, Emily interviews Min Sub Lee, a 4th year PhD candidate in Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at UCLA. Over the past year, Min Sub has developed a side hustle in options trading, […]
- Is Fellowship Income Eligible to Be Contributed to an IRA?Update 2/22/2022: Great news! The point of this article has been fulfilled because the IRS re-revised Publication 970 for tax year 2021 to reflect the current tax code, which permits taxable graduate […]
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