Looking to downsize? Some states are more ideal for a tiny house than others. Tiny houses have ballooned in popularity over the years, but they aren’t for everyone. To help prospective and new tiny house dwellers, LawnStarter turned to a panel of experts for tips on navigating the tiny house landscape. At Missouri State University, Dr. Krista Evans is director of planning and … [Read more...] about Considering buying a tiny home? An MSU expert weights the pros, cons
The 2023 tax season is in full swing, and many individuals are gearing up to file their annual tax returns. Whether you are a seasoned taxpayer or new to the process, knowing tax changes and following essential tips can ensure a smooth experience. Missouri State University’s tax expert Dr. Kerri Tassin, associate professor in the School of Accountancy, highlights how … [Read more...] about Navigating the 2023 tax season
A nationwide cellphone outage was resolved same day, but the down time left tens of thousands with no form of communication for hours. According to the most recent estimates from the National Center for Health Statistics, about 73 percent of American adults in 2022 lived in households where there were only wireless phones and no landlines, while another 25 percent were in … [Read more...] about Are landlines a thing of the past? Cellphone outage highlights decline
The Big Game isn’t just a field showdown but also the ultimate battleground for advertisers competing for your attention during the most-watched television event of the year. What makes these 30-second commercials so impactful, and how have they changed over the years? Dr. Jamie Grigsby, assistant marketing professor at Missouri State University, offers insight into what makes … [Read more...] about Advertising MVPs
Most people eat white and brown rice but may not be as familiar with black rice. Though this whole grain looks black in the bag, it turns a dark shade of purple once it’s cooked (which gives it the other, more accurate nickname of “purple rice”). Registered dietitian Natalie Allen shares more about black rice and its benefits with Good Housekeeping. She’s also clinical … [Read more...] about What are the health benefits of black rice?