Meet the Peer Money Mentors

Arjana Almaneih is majoring in Business Management with a minor in Sociology. She has completed one semester at ACC and is currently working toward transferring to UT Austin. Arjana applied to the Peer Money Mentor Program to advance her financial knowledge. The best financial advice Arjana has ever received is to get to know your money, which means to budget in advance. She hopes to spread the knowledge she learns through this mentorship with other young adults and help others become financially literate.


Shannon Pinales is currently completing an Associate’s Degree in Science on a Pre-med track. She is in her fourth semester and intends to transfer to a four-year university after completing her degree at ACC. Shannon applied to the Peer Money Mentor program to become knowledgeable about how to be financially successful throughout college and beyond. She is excited to learn valuable information that she can pass onto others who want to make informed, educated decisions about their money. The best financial advice she has received is to remember that every penny counts and saving what you can as early as you can will always benefit you in the future.

Will Chau is a returning Peer Money Mentor Leader majoring in General Studies of Science. This is his second semester at ACC. He applied to the Peer Money Mentor Program in order to learn financial independence. The best piece of financial advice he has gotten is to “save more than you spend and diversify your investments.”

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