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
Spreading across roughly 40,000-45,000 square miles, the Ozarks covers much of the southern half of Missouri and a large part of northern Arkansas. It also extends into northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. There are many stereotypes about the Ozarks and Ozarkers. They range from frontiersmen to hillbillies and moonshiners. With his research on Ozarks history, Dr. Brooks … [Read more...] about How was life in the Ozarks during the Civil War?
The holidays present us with an abundance of food, so it’s easy to overeat. To avoid eating too much and packing on extra pounds, it’s helpful to make a plan and stick with it. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, offers tips and advice about eating healthy this holiday season. Be mindful of what … [Read more...] about Practice healthy holiday eating
With the elderly population growing in the U.S., loneliness among older adults is a real concern. Dr. Ruth Walker and Dr. Lisa Hall are psychology professors at Missouri State University, who specialize in aging. They share with Healthline some strategies older adults can use to keep loneliness at bay. … [Read more...] about How can the elderly overcome loneliness?
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?