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Uncategorized Dec 16, 2018


Has it really been three months since my last post?  Man, time flies!  I had to step away because my final semester got really crazy.  I felt like I was on the verge of failing and I kept thinking to myself, I did not come 2 years to not graduate on time.  Well, the good news is... I PASSED!  So, although it was hard for me to step away from the baby I built up over the past year, it was worth it!  I am now officially an MBA, and I am so proud of myself for it.  The next question is what next?  What do you do with a newly minted MBA?  When I started my graduate school journey, I was in a different mind space.  I wanted to work my way up the corporate ladder and become a VP of HR.  Now, HR is no longer my focus, and I don't really have the desire to work for anyone else in corporate America.  So, now what?


I tossed a few ideas around like continuing on to get my Ph.D. so I can be a college professor.  I feel like it would be an excellent way to mesh my two loves (HR and personal finance).  It would be almost impossible to do that in any other setting.  Also, I am always complaining about schools not teaching personal finance topics so why not be part of the solution instead of whining about it?  Then, I also think about how long and arduous this MBA was, and a Ph.D. would be double that.  Whew!  I don't know.  Only time will tell!  

‚ÄčIn the meantime, I am back to focusing on my CFP (Certified Financial Planner) studies and giving you all the personal finance information you were craving.  Don't worry!  Even if I do go the Ph.D. route and get accepted, the cohort doesn't start until next fall, so I'm not going anywhere anytime soon!  In my 2018 recap, I will go into my current numbers and show you where I stand.  The hiatus was tough without you all there to keep me accountable!

Tiffany Graduation

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