News of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Pittsburgh area, counsel from its leaders, and reflections from its members.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

BYU Personal Finance Lessons

BYU's Marriott School of Management has created a Web site to "assist in the creation of your own personal financial plan, complete with a budget, a debt-reduction strategy, and an investment program. The site addresses finance from a Latter-day Saint perspective and offers insight into how you can be a wise financial steward. It contains beginning, intermediate, and advanced courses about debt, credit, retirement planning, insurance, taxes, and more."

Friday, January 4, 2008

Western PA Prepared

The Pittsburgh Business Times reported today that western PA is "well prepared for a disaster such as a flood or a terrorist attack," citing a recently released report that gave PA a perfect score of 10, joining just six other states. "Western Pennsylvania has become a model for emergency preparedness nationwide because of collaboration among emergency management agencies."