Dr. Emily Roberts. Photo source: pfforphds.com
We spoke with Emily Roberts, PhD about their business Personal Finance for PhDs
. Emily’s career after academia is advising PhDs about finance.
One of the key points she made was to how having a solid amount of savings enabled her to make the decision to start her own solopreneur business, making the transition easier. Financial security makes transition less stressful.
Dr. Roberts also encourages PhDs with a side hustle to do one that builds and demonstrates skills they are interested in and that might turn into a new career path.
Listen to the episode to hear more wisdom from Dr. Roberts about PhD’s taxes, managing money, and her current career running her own businesses.
Show NotesGet a financial life
by Beth Kobliner