When you have a credit card, you can add someone, such as a spouse or child as an authorized user on your account. Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, explains to U.S. News & World Report why this may be a good option, but there are risks involved. … [Read more...] about Is adding an authorized user to your credit card a good idea?
While college is an exciting time for students, it can also be a challenging experience. Many college students face mental health issues, which can affect their studies. Rhonda Lesley, director of Missouri State University’s Counseling Center, explains to Best Colleges.com how students can get support for their mental health concerns and thrive in college. … [Read more...] about Dealing with mental health challenges as a college student
Gas credits cards can help you save money at the pump. There are a few types of gas credits cards available. Should you get one? If you do get one, what kind should you choose? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, offers some advice on WalletHub. … [Read more...] about Is it worth getting a gas credit card?
Conservation of a species is difficult – mostly because as numbers dwindle, the likelihood of running into an endangered or threatened animal gets slimmer. When you’re talking about an animal that is secretive to begin with, the challenge is even greater. Recently, a group of alligator snapping turtles was discovered in an unlikely place: the metro of Houston, … [Read more...] about Turtles find unlikely home in Houston
The statistics are staggering. Doctors prescribe opioids and people become addicted. But what if there was an effective, safer alternative to beat the pain? Dr. Paul Durham, distinguished professor of biology at Missouri State University and the director of the Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences at the Jordan Valley Innovation Center, shared his research of the vagus nerve … [Read more...] about Center tests device to combat opioid crisis