As a PhD (in training), you face unique money challenges that stem from your low stipend/salary during your years of graduate school and postdoc training. Listen here for the hard-won financial wisdom of your fellow graduate students, postdocs, and PhDs with Real Jobs. From budgeting and frugality to investing and debt repayment, this podcast is your higher education in personal finance.
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Episode 1 (Released 7/9/2018): How We Increased Our Net Worth by Over $100,000 During Graduate School (Money Story by Dr. Emily Roberts)
Episode 2 (Released 7/23/2018): Dual PhD Couple in Seattle Spending $20k/Year on Rent (Budget Breakdown by Dr. Emily Roberts)
Episode 3 (Released 8/13/2018): Serving as a Resident Advisor Freed this Graduate Student from Financial Stress (Money Story by Adrian Gallo)
Episode 4 (Released 8/27/2018): This Graduate Student in DC Prioritizes Living Alone and Investing in Mental Health (Budget Breakdown by Christina Padilla)
Episode 5 (Released 9/10/2018): This PhD Student Paid Off $62,000 in Undergrad Student Loans Prior to Graduation (Money Story by Dr. Jenni Rinker)
Episode 6 (Released 9/24/2018): Even in NYC, This Graduate Student Maintains a Super Frugal Lifestyle (Budget Breakdown by Athena Pierquet)
Episode 7 (Released 10/8/2018): This PhD Side Hustler Maintains a Healthy Work-Life Balance (Money Story by Dr. Caitlin Faas)
Episode 8 (Released 10/22/2018): Travel and Savings Are This Frugal Grad Student’s Top Priorities (Budget Breakdown with Latisha Franklin)
Episode 9 (Released 11/12/2018): How This Grad Student Had a Baby, Landed a TT Job, and Defended Her PhD within Six Months (Money Story with Dr. Heather)
Episode 10 (Released 11/26/2018): Working Hard and Playing Hard as a Grad Student in NYC (Budget Breakdown with Nicholas Giangreco)
Episode 11 (Scheduled 12/10/2018): This Prof Used Geographic Arbitrage to Design Her Ideal Career and Personal Life (Money Story with Dr. Amanda)
Episode 12 (12/24/2018): An Unfunded Summer Didn’t Deter this PhD Student Thanks to Her Creative Side Hustle (Budget Breakdown with Bailey Poland)
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