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?
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?
Dr. James Philpot Dr. James Philpot, associate professor of finance at Missouri State University, was recognized as “Outstanding Educator of the Year” for 2017 by the Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA). The SWFA, a group of finance faculty members from all over the world, honored Philpot with the award for his contributions to the fields of financial planning and higher … [Read more...] about Faculty member recognized as ‘Outstanding Educator of the Year’