Not seeing eye to eye with someone? Need to find a solution without going to the courts? Dr. Stan Leasure, business law professor at Missouri State University, says alternative dispute methods might be your best bet. “If you’re going to build me a house, we might realize that house-building is something that involves a lot of money and it’s complicated,” Leasure said. “You … [Read more...] about Power of arbitration
Finding the perfect degree In 2014, Polowy chose MSU to play basketball. “I wanted to be a Lady Bear,” she said. “Missouri State let me play the game I love, while preparing me for a successful professional life.” In high school, Polowy discovered interests in engineering and pharmacy. However, these fields lacked the human interaction she desired in her … [Read more...] about Building a path to success
A secured credit card is a credit card that requires you to place a refundable security deposit, the amount of which becomes your credit limit, preventing you from spending more than you can afford to repay. Dr. Seth Hoelscher, assistant professor in the department of finance and general business at Missouri State University, offers more information about secured credit … [Read more...] about What’s a secured credit card?
The holiday season is here. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend about $1,048 on average during the 2019 holiday season. This is a 4% increase from last year. For many, with that spending comes stress and anxiety about how to pay for the gifts, travel and other expenses during the holidays. Dr. James Philpot is a certified financial … [Read more...] about Don’t overspend this holiday season
Katie Sulzner is only a sophomore, but she already has some big accomplishments under her belt, including her own small business. Small business owner Sulzner, a marketing major at Missouri State University, and her friend, Jesse Romano, began their own business to cover the cost of a trip. They began selling earrings, hair scarves and hand-painted jean jackets. They named … [Read more...] about Old jeans, new start, bright future