Budgeting for Life After Vassar with Alex Burke '07 | Senior Week with the CDO


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Thursday, February 21, 2019


6:30 pm


Rockefeller Hall 200-Auditorium

Don’t you think you deserve to be well-prepared to manage your money? Take charge of your future by learning the skills of personal finance. Understanding the basics of budgeting, credit card agreements, saving, and managing debt can help you to achieve your goals of traveling the world, giving to charity, or taking time off to learn how to play the ocarina. Seminar by Alex Burke ’07, owner of Financial Solutions Associates, a boutique financial planning firm near Boston, MA.

Advance RSVP on Handshake is strongly encouraged since snacks will be provided and we want to ensure that there is enough for all.

Alex Burke graduated with an A.B. in Astronomy. He left Vassar to do marketing research for a biotech company in Vermont, then make scientific-grade mirrors and sell liquor in Ithaca, NY, before finally applying to graduate school. After earning his Master’s degree in Astronomy and teaching at San Diego State University, Alex ditched academia to help people improve their finances. He now helps people plan their futures and manages investments as the owner of Financial Solutions Associates. He lives in Massachusetts with his telescope, wife, and two children.

Sponsored by the Career Development Office

Mario Roman

Career Development Office