With the holiday season coming up in a few weeks, many of us are likely planning family gatherings, decorating our homes, thinking about meals to prepare and more. As we gather with family and friends, there’s potential to encounter some difficult conversations. Communication expert Dr. Erin Wehrman addresses preparing for and handling tough conversations over the upcoming … [Read more...] about Handling tough conversations during the holidays
How many credit card accounts do you think the average person should have? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor in the department of finance, economics and risk management at Missouri State University, answers this question on WalletHub. … [Read more...] about What’s a good number of credit cards to have?
The holiday season is not too far off! While holidays are a time of joy, celebration and family gatherings, they can also bring about stress and family conflict for a variety of reasons. Conflicts that aren’t handled properly can ruin the occasion and hurt relationships. Dr. Erin Wehrman, associate professor of communication at Missouri State University, talks about navigating … [Read more...] about Managing conflicts that arise during the holidays
Over the past year, American inflation has dropped from 9% to 3%. In August, Dr. Jeremy Siegel, Wharton professor emeritus of finance, expressed confidence the United States will not face a surge in inflation despite recent efforts to tighten monetary policy. But will consumers see financial relief from higher costs? Inflation and prices Unfortunately not, according to … [Read more...] about Understanding the dynamics between inflation and price stability
Two Missouri State University agriculture professors received grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture totaling nearly $600,000. Dr. Benjamin Onyango received $299,975 for his research on goat meat in the American diet. Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang received $299,879 for his grape breeding research. Both professors are part of the … [Read more...] about Missouri State garners nearly $600K in agriculture grants