Expert shares advice on the most effective strategies for tax season

Navigating tax season can be a source of stress for many individuals. Virginia Tech finance expert Jesse Lineberry shares ways to stay ahead on tax season to avoid being overwhelmed as the April 15 deadline approaches. Get organized early. “With so many details to account for it’s essential to retrieve all information from previous employers and bankers,” said Lineberry.

Economist shares advice for managing your budget for Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, people celebrate their relationships with friends, family, or a significant other. Often, the expression of affection involves monetary expenditures. Jadrian Wooten, a Virginia Tech professor in the Department of Economics, provides valuable insight on effectively managing a budget around the holiday. “People should start by determining a realistic amount they can afford to spend on gifts, activities, or experiences for their loved ones,” said Wooten.

The chair of finance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, offers his top five moneybags of wisdom for finding financial freedom

When faced with a lucrative financial offer for more wealth than he could fathom – a wise man on a Millennium Falcon once said, “I can imagine quite a bit.” But there’s no need to imagine anything, and no waiting for the opportune moment. The big score, so to speak, is only as evasive as we allow it to be. “That may seem impossible, but it is entirely achievable,” said Daniel Chi, UNLV’s chair of the Department of Finance in the Lee Business School.

U.S. bank closures show existing regulations need stronger enforcement, says financial expert

The abrupt closing of First Republic Bank stirred fresh anxieties about the security of the banking system, unfolding less than two months after the back-to-back, historically huge failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. This month all 84 branches of the former First Republic Bank opened with a new name after an emergency sale orchestrated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

Finance expert explains what the Silicon Valley Bank collapse means for the banking sector

The rapid collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the second-largest bank failure in U.S. history, has caused ongoing worries about the stability of the nation’s banking system even as federal authorities step in to manage the crisis. Further anxieties arose with the federal takeover of cryptocurrency-focused Signature Bank — the third largest bank failure in U.

WashU Expert: Goldman Sachs’ sale won’t allow return to ‘freewheeling ways’

The Goldman Sachs Group is considering a sale of its consumer banking business, but regulations will mean it can’t simply return to being an investment bank, said an expert on financial and securities regulation at Washington University in St. Louis.“While exiting the consumer banking business may allow Goldman to ‘check out,’ it can never fully leave the regulatory world for bank holding companies and return to its investment banking roots,” said Andrew Tuch, a professor of law.

Research: Employees give better tips to taxi drivers when their company performs well in the stock market

With National OverTip Day coming up March 10, new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York reveals that employees at public companies tip their taxi drivers more on days when their companies perform well in the stock market.

Chula Virtual Open House for 2023 International Graduate Programs

Join us at our Virtual Open House 2023 to learn more about our international graduate programs (Master’s and Doctoral Programs), the admissions process, and the benefits of studying at Chula.

A better method for measuring alpha returns

Doppler radar, the Consumer Price Index, quarterback rating – these and many other measuring tools have refined the way performance is both documented and predicted in weather, the economy and sports.
Likewise, Cornell University researchers have developed a new method to better understanding mutual fund returns, which could impact both performance rankings and fund managers’ career trajectories.

FSU expert available to comment on Florida’s special legislative session on property insurance

By: Pete Reinwald | Published: December 8, 2022 | 9:28 am | SHARE: Florida State University College of Business Professor Charles Nyce is available to comment on Florida’s crisis-ridden property-insurance market ahead of the state Legislature’s second special session on the matter.The Dec. 12-16 special session comes after Hurricane Ian threw the state’s insurance industry into deeper trouble, with estimated losses of about $10 billion from the storm as of Nov.

Call for Papers – The International Halal Science and Technology Conference 2022 (IHSATEC): 15th Halal Science Industry and Business (HAISB)

The Halal Science Center, Chulalongkorn University, and Research Synergy Foundation, invites all to attend “The International Halal Science and Technology Conference 2022 (IHSATEC): 15th Halal Science Industry and Business (HAISB)” and has opened up a call for papers. The conference sessions will be on December 15-16, 2022 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Mary Lou Ortiz is named chief financial officer at UCI

Irvine, Calif., May 12, 2022 — Mary Lou Ortiz has been named chief financial officer and vice chancellor for the Division of Finance and Administration at the University of California, Irvine, following a nationwide search. She will assume the post on July 18. Ortiz comes to UCI from The Pennsylvania State University, where she serves as associate vice president for budget as well as university budget officer.

Tom Stanley: He transformed the way we view wealth

It has been a quarter of a century since Thomas Stanley, who received his doctorate in business administration in 1974 from the University of Georgia, wrote the bestselling book “The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy.” Co-authored with a former student, William D. Danko, the book’s enduring and timeless message was that many wealthy individuals grew rich on an average salary, through hard work, modest spending, careful saving and taking the occasional calculated risk.

Large Number of Americans Reported Financial Anxiety and Stress Even Before the Pandemic

A substantial number of adults in the United States between the ages of 21 and 62 felt anxiety and stress about their personal finances well before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report published today by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at the George Washington University.

Experts to Discuss the Impact of Finance on Society

Academics William N. Goetzmann (Yale) and Russell Wermers (University of Maryland) will explore the past, present and future of financial technologies and institutions affecting society in “Does Money Change Everything,” a free, Feb. 17 webinar hosted by Maryland Smith.

Financial expert offer insight on Gamestop short squeeze

There are a few trends at work with the Reddit/Gamestop short squeeze, according to Daniel McKeever, assistant professor in the School of Management at Binghamton University, State University of New York. The first is the gamification of trading on app-based…