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?
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?
Missouri State University student Mecca Walker will present her graduate research in Washington, D.C. this month. But there was a twist — the presentation was only three minutes long. Walker, a Master of Business Administration student, will present in the Council of Graduate Schools’ national showcase of the Three-Minute Thesis competition. In the contest, students condense … [Read more...] about Three minutes to win it
Management and information technology students at Missouri State University recently brought home multiple awards from a regional competition involving over 50 colleges and universities. With first-place wins in the Cybersecurity and Troubleshooting competition, and several top-10 placements, it is the best performance to date for MSU students at the U.S. Information Technology … [Read more...] about IT students win big at regional competition