During college, Jack E. Weimer developed such an amazing reputation as the go-to person to prepare your taxes that some legendary MSU coaches trusted him to prepare their returns. In fact, Weimer’s time at Missouri State often centered on two of his top passions: athletics and business. Now, he gives back to both of those areas — and more. Getting an early start in his … [Read more...] about Foundation Trustee’s goal: Relieve financial stress for today’s students
What’s a credit union and how does it differ from a bank? What are its pros and cons? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, sheds more light about credit unions on MoneyGeek. … [Read more...] about Why choose a credit union?
You may have noticed that Halloween has been haunted by inventory shortages — and other hot ticket items could be next just in time for the holiday season. Dr. Gawon Yun, assistant professor of marketing at Missouri State University, specializes in logistics and supply chain management. She strives to make sense of the buckling supply chain and what it means for Midwest … [Read more...] about What you need to know about the global supply chain crisis
Conversation and finding common ground: these are the keys to de-escalating conflict, according to some communication scholars. Now, thanks to a $645,776 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Missouri State University will be able to expand efforts to prevent radicalization. The Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) grant will fund … [Read more...] about Encouraging understanding through meaningful conversation
Credit cards that provide cash rewards for gas are some of the most popular on the market. A good gas credit card can be very useful, not only as a payment method but also to help offset gas prices. What are the considerations when thinking of applying for a gas credit card? What should cardholders look for in gas credit cards? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner … [Read more...] about Understanding gas credit cards