May 10 & May 18 | Webinars on Grad Student Personal Finance

Please join us for two upcoming webinars on personal finance for graduate students. The presenter is Emily Roberts, who holds a PhD in biomedical engineering and is the founder of the websites Grad Student Finances ( and PhD Stipends ( It may seem impossible to think about financial health when your earnings are low and NYC living expenses are so high, but Emily is an experienced speaker on this topic who has given much thought to this and related questions.

“How to Budget and Meet Financial Goals with Your Stipend”
Wednesday, May 10th at noon

Are you living paycheck to paycheck or struggling to stick with the budget you created? Are you unsure which financial goal to pursue first with your stipend income? In the seminar, you will learn how your values should influence your finances, appropriate financial goals for your time in graduate school, how to create an effective budget, and the importance of short-term savings. Register here:

 “The Graduate Student’s Guide to Personal Finance”
Thursday, May 18th at 4:00

Are you ready to take the next step with your finances as a stipend-receiving graduate student? 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 how they can develop positive lifelong financial habits and increase their net worth while still in training. The topics covered in this seminar are: budgeting, saving for emergencies and irregular expenses, investing, debt repayment, and taxes. Register here:

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