Prof challenges students to go paper, not plastic

Cash is cool again. We live in an age of instant gratification. We can get almost anything we want with a click of the mouse, a stroke on the keyboard, a slide of the finger on our smart phones…or the swipe of a credit card. The pace of life moves...

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Common cents: Money tips from a finance prof

Welcome freshmen and returning students! I’m pleased to announce the addition of “Common Cents,” a column devoted to personal finance, for the readers of The Mercury.  Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, it’s never too early or too late to start thinking about your personal finances. I know what...

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