Upcoming Events

Money Management for Millennials 

First Year Seminar Class

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The Center for Financial Literacy hosts various events throughout the academic year including convocations, workshops, and financial coaching seminars. 

Topics include:

  • Budgeting
  • Investing
  • Financial Life Planning 
  • Stewardship and giving
  • Life after graduation 
  • Achieving your financial dreams
  • Investing and Saving (Why start now?)
  • Q&A with successful alumni


Previous Events and Guest Speakers

Budgeting Talk

Dusty and Cecily Breeding discussed money management strategies within the context of faith, family, and career. 

Investing Series: Night Two

Professor Scott Miller broke down the basics of personal financial management after college, covering investing strategies for students looking to get started.

Life After College

Barry Garapedian, Wealth Manager, discussed the "Five F's" of success, as well as the do's and don'ts of career, money, and relationships in your 20's. 

Investing Series: Night One

Pepperdine's Controller and AVP, Brian Thomason, introduced students to investing. He discussed investment types such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and ETFs.

A Road Map to Career and Money in Your 20s - Hosted with the Career Center

The Financial Literacy Initiative hosted an interactive presentation with millennial-focused financial strategist and alumna, Shannah Compton Game. Compton Game discussed how to be financially proactive in your 20s. 

Time, Money, and God

Matt Munson - Professor, CFO, and author of "Timeology" - engaged Pepperdine students in a discussion about the overlap of time, money, and God. Munson presented his convicting life story, motivating students to live "authentically and significantly."