Gain Control of your Personal Finances

Whether you've been adulting for 1 year or 10, managing your personal finances can be stressful! Dr. Bridgette Bain and Dr. Caroline Cantner discuss why it's important to get back on the budgeting bandwagon and what tools are available to help you examine your overall financial picture.

By the end of this course, participants will:
• Understand the importance of personal finance in the context of your wellbeing.
• Learn how to build your overall financial picture utilizing the AVMA Personal Financial Planning Tool.

Dr. Bridgette Bain joined the AVMA team in July of 2013. She maintains the statistical reliability of surveys and ensures the consistency of various data sets to be used in analysis. Dr. Bain contributes to the interpretation of data for publications and assists in the development of both survey instruments and economic models. She holds a Ph.D. in financial economics from the University of New Orleans.

Dr. Bridgette Bain

Dr. Caroline Cantner joined the AVMA Student Initiatives team in 2015 and previously worked in companion animal general practice. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College. Dr. Cantner works with Student AVMA Chapters in the western region of the United States and is based out of Denver, Colorado.

Dr. Caroline Cantner