Category: Financial Literacy

A collection of blog posts related to personal finance advice and resources.

Purchasing a Car

Just like the housing market, purchasing a car in 2022 is proving to be a difficult task. Thankfully, UNMC alumni like Aurora Le, PhD, MPH’16 have tips that can make navigating the process easier. In sharing her experience, Dr. Le offers an alternative to the car dealership and explains how she paid her car off […]

February 23, 2022

Tips for Negotiating Salary

By: Lisa Bilek, PhD ’13 Negotiating a salary can be such an unusual position to find yourself in, but it is important. If you have never done this before, you are typically asking for more money from someone that you have never met. Typically, it is someone from human resources (HR). The HR person will […]

July 7, 2021

Living Within Your Financial Means

Aurora Le, PhD, MPH’16 knows how to manage her money. After financing her BA, MPH and PhD on her own, she graduated debt-free and now owns her own home and paid off her used car in a year! So, how did she do this? Dr. Le shares a few tips on how she lives within […]

April 9, 2021

Finance 101 for Recent Grads & Young Alumni

Congratulations to the newest cohort of #unmcalumni! We are proud of you and excited for the bright future you have ahead of you! It is very timely in that this week’s blog post, Josh Hite, PharmD ’06 shares tips and things to think about for prioritizing paying off debt and saving money as a new […]

May 8, 2019