The sustainability movement continues to grow and evolve. Individuals are more concerned than ever about the source of their foods, materials and products they purchase. This focus has caused many industries to look closely at their processes, products and byproducts – ultimately to improve themselves and improve the reputation of the organization as a whole. Dr. Matt Siebert, … [Read more...] about Upcycling that will get you moving
Every day, more companies are placing clauses in their employment contract or employee handbook to prevent litigation in case a dispute arises. Instead, companies prefer – and are requiring the use of – arbitration. An arbitrator’s decision is considered final, legal and binding. Dr. Stanley Leasure, a business law professor at Missouri State University, is trying to influence … [Read more...] about Litigation vs. arbitration: Why it matters to you
When you have a credit card, you can add someone, such as a spouse or child as an authorized user on your account. Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, explains to U.S. News & World Report why this may be a good option, but there are risks involved. … [Read more...] about Is adding an authorized user to your credit card a good idea?
While college is an exciting time for students, it can also be a challenging experience. Many college students face mental health issues, which can affect their studies. Rhonda Lesley, director of Missouri State University’s Counseling Center, explains to Best Colleges.com how students can get support for their mental health concerns and thrive in college. … [Read more...] about Dealing with mental health challenges as a college student
Gas credits cards can help you save money at the pump. There are a few types of gas credits cards available. Should you get one? If you do get one, what kind should you choose? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, offers some advice on WalletHub. … [Read more...] about Is it worth getting a gas credit card?