What’s a credit union and how does it differ from a bank? What are its pros and cons? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, sheds more light about credit unions on MoneyGeek. … [Read more...] about Why choose a credit union?
Credit cards that provide cash rewards for gas are some of the most popular on the market. A good gas credit card can be very useful, not only as a payment method but also to help offset gas prices. What are the considerations when thinking of applying for a gas credit card? What should cardholders look for in gas credit cards? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner … [Read more...] about Understanding gas credit cards
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 for … [Read more...] about Credit cards students should consider
Minorities in Business (MIB) is an organization in Springfield that advances minority business opportunities in the southwest Missouri area. One of its efforts is encouraging minority students from higher education institutions in Springfield like Missouri State University to remain in the area after graduation. Justyn Pippins, MIB board member and Javeon England, MIB member … [Read more...] about Retaining minority graduates in Springfield
There are many factors to consider when choosing a car insurance. Trying to find the best one for you can be overwhelming. Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, answers a few key questions about car insurance on WalletHub. … [Read more...] about What to know about car insurance?