Author: amberrodriguez

Will’s Review of the Wall Street Journal Workshop, “Managing Your Money in a Crisis”

Hey guys, I had the privilege of being able to attend a workshop hosted by the Wall Street Journal featuring The Finance Bar’s Marsha Barnes. The topic of discussion was managing money in a crisis (*cough COVID-19) and I’d like to share what I took away from it. 1. Staying Afloat During this unpredictable period

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Shannon’s 3 Ps to Maintaining Financial Wellness

Now I wanna start by saying that I am by no means a master of personal finances – in fact, I definitely still consider myself to be a beginner. However, because of my time as a Peer Money Mentor Leader I can say I have come a LONG way and gained A LOT of knowledge.

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Arjana’s Take on iGrad, the Financial Wellness Program for Students

I spent a small part of my Friday afternoon exploring iGrad. iGrad is a website that helps college students and graduates receive a custom financial literacy program. The website serves over 1.2 million students across 500 schools and organizations around the country. When I first opened up the web page, it was super easy to

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Coping with COVID-19: Navigating Through a Pandemic with Peyton

Former Peer Money Mentor, Peyton, talks about her experience during this pandemic. She also mentions how the Peer Money Mentor Program (PMMP) has prepared her for emergencies: “I have really bad asthma and so I had to take off of work for the last couple months and I don’t know when I can go back.

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Coping with COVID-19: Navigating Through a Pandemic with Alicia

I’m excited to post another former Peer Money Mentor’s insight as they navigate through this pandemic. Here is Alicia sharing her experience:  “Now when this all began, I was so sad and worried about everything. I was grieving a lot and I still am but I think I’m managing it better. I like to journal.

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Coping with COVID-19: Navigating Through a Pandemic with Laura

Many people are being affected around the world by COVID-19 and it is a stressful and unsettling time for everyone. We have all had to reschedule and rearrange our lives because of this pandemic. Among those that are being affected, we have college students that are juggling school, work, and other factors while trying to

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Credit: For College Students, It’s a Hot Topic

Did you know that your credit score and your credit report are two different things? According to Investopedia, your credit score is a statistical number that evaluates a consumer’s creditworthiness and is based on credit history. A credit report is a detailed breakdown of an individual’s credit history prepared by a credit bureau.  You may

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