As credit card scams get more sophisticated, banks and individuals adapt by taking new preventative measures.
Have you ever been both broke and rich in meal points?
Recently, avocado toast made headlines as Australian property developer Tim Gurner made news suggesting that millennials’ expenditures on overpriced food products, such as the aforementioned brunch item, was a reason for the generation’s lack of savings. This apparent lack of savings made millennials unable to make large purchases, like a deposit on a house. Immediately […]
Photos and infographs by Kelly Rodriguez Sophomore Isabel Cornavaca works twice as hard to maintain her credit score after she made a big purchase in the first few months of having a credit card. Cornavaca, who works at Sephora and the Pepperdine Volunteer Center, said that even when she transfers an extra $100 to her […]
Just like that, the cost of your perfect pier pizza ruins the dream
Pepperdine’s new Financial Literacy Program, started by Seaver alumnus Derek Stoutland, aims at informing students of basic financial concepts. Within the program, a first-year seminar class called Money Management for Millennials (GSBA 199.01) and an elective course called Personal Finance (BA 320), both taught by Brian Thomason, are available to students. The program is also […]