Managing your personal finances is a critical skill in life. Yet many of us simply hope for the best, said Pacific University alumna Kathleen (O’Malley) Celmins ’04, a managing partner of the firm behind the award-winning Stacking Benjamins personal finance podcast and its affiliated website.
Managing your money for the short and long term You’ve reached adulthood — perhaps long ago — but are you a financial adult? Becoming a financial adult isn’t just about earning enough to support yourself, although that’s certainly a good start.
Choosing a college is a difficult decision for many students. There are lots of factors to consider, from cost to location to reputation. For Pacific alumnus and experienced educator Tony Cox ’74, the personal connections he found at Pacific were what made the difference.
How you can make the most of a little time to help your community Many of us want to make a difference in the world, but feel powerless to do so because of a perceived lack of time or knowledge. But, no matter how busy you are, it’s possible to find time for civic engagement.