The recent failure of Silicon Valley Bank, the second-biggest bank collapse in U.S. history, has raised this question for many Americans: Is my money safe in the bank? Experts like Dr. Jeff Jones, certified financial planner and department head of finance and risk management at Missouri State University, share with ABC News why deposits are safe despite the financial turmoil. … [Read more...] about Are bank deposits safe in wake of Silicon Valley Bank collapse?
Some economists believe a recession is imminent. With a war in Europe, inflation, a crumbling supply chain and continuing threats to public health converging, the economy is struggling. Missouri State University finance and risk management department head, Dr. Jeff Jones, agrees. But this potential recession may indicate a return to normalcy after a period of economic … [Read more...] about What you need to know about a potential recession in the U.S.
A low-interest credit card is an outstanding tool to utilize short-term borrowing. Along with favorable interest rates, these credit cards often have many other perks that can benefit cardholders. Dr. Jeff Jones, certified financial planner and department head of finance and general business at Missouri State University, offers some advice about finding the right card to … [Read more...] about Finding the right low-interest credit card
A rewards credit card can be an excellent financial tool to earn rewards on your expenses. Whether you’re interested in cash back or travel rewards, either product can earn you valuable rewards. Dr. Jeff Jones, certified financial planner and department head of finance and general business at Missouri State University, offers some advice about finding the right card to … [Read more...] about Finding the right rewards credit card
Students typically have limited or no credit, because they haven’t yet established a credit history. As such, student cards typically come with few rewards or benefits, and low credit limits. A student credit card is simply a credit card designed for college students. These cards usually require you to be an active student when you apply. What are the best features to look … [Read more...] about Credit cards students should consider