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The Financial Literacy Test You Need to Pass

Selena Maranjian / The Motley Fool

Answer these 5 questions to find out how much you know about money.

It’s generally useful to be literate in at least one spoken and written language. But that’s not the only kind of literacy that matters. We need to be savvy about managing (and growing!) our money, too. Here’s […]

August 19th, 2015|Newsletter|

These 3 Questions Can Predict If You’re Irrational About Money

By: Len Penzo
June 14, 2015

From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating. Look for these classics on the weekends.
Some things are seemingly impossible to explain. I mean, how do spiders know how to spin such beautiful webs? Whatever […]

June 15th, 2015|Newsletter|

12 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your control, and it’s a matter of emotional […]

April 20th, 2015|Newsletter|

5 Steps to prepare for a 2015 retirement

Steve Nicastro, NerdWallet

Steps you need to take to prepare for retirement.

If you’ve spent the past several decades working and are looking forward to retiring in 2015, the last thing you probably want to hear is that there’s more work ahead. But a successful transition to a secure retirement is well worth the extra […]

February 17th, 2015|Newsletter|

Tame Your Stress

From Worksite Wellness

What is stress?
Life asks a lot of us; spouses, jobs, arguments with friends, sick pets. At a certain point we have more to deal with than we can handle emotionally. That’s when stress kicks in.

It’s your response to danger
You know the feeling of sweaty palms, racing heartbeats, and an upset […]

January 22nd, 2015|Newsletter|

Meet ACA Reporting

From Mercer

This year, Americans will be asked for the first time to indicate on their personal tax returns whether they had medical coverage in 2014. While the press release from the Departments of Treasury and HHS says doing so is “as simple as checking a box,” some tax preparers and DIY tax programs may […]

January 21st, 2015|Newsletter|

New Faces on Campus

Welcome to those who have recently joined our team!

Polanco Alvaro — Adjunct Faculty — Art
Alicia Castagneto — Head Coach — Acrobatics & Tumbling — Athletics
Jamie Giles — Adjunct Faculty — Political Science
Travis McGuire — Safety Officer — Campus Safety
Christina Munson — Adjunct Faculty — Chemistry
Alisa Reynolds — Adjunct Faculty — Art

January 12th, 2015|Newsletter|

Coming Events

Compliance Training — January 30th — John L. Hill Chapel
2:30 for all Staff
4:00 for all Faculty

The Compliance Committee has been working on developing a formal on-going training program dealing with specific compliance topics. These topics are as follows –

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Bloodborne Pathogens
Emergency Response
Fraternization / Traveling with Students
Harassment / Sexual Harassment
Red Flag / […]

January 12th, 2015|Newsletter|

7 of the best money tips

Jerry Lynch

I have been a financial planner for quite some time now. There are a lot of things that are very easy to understand about planning and there are many other aspects that are incredibly complex. At least when you are starting out, by focusing on the basics and doing them well, you […]

January 12th, 2015|Newsletter|

Upcoming Events

Easter Holiday
April 18 — Good Friday

March 20th, 2014|Newsletter|

New Faces on Campus

Welcome to those who have recently joined our team.

Raymond Bailey — Adjunct Faculty — Religion
Jeremy Bass — Adjunct Faculty — Music
Mason Daniel — EGSL Activities Coordinator — Chemistry
Layne Earlywine — Building Technician — Building Services
Robert Fox – Adjunct Faculty — Religion
Floyd Hockensmith — Safety Officer — Campus Safety
Jeremy King — Building Technician — Building […]

March 20th, 2014|Newsletter|

Tiger Cub

Welcome to our latest Tiger Cub!

Isaac Leonard Baird — Born 3-19-14, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, 20.5 inches
(Son of Sandy Baird — LRC)

March 20th, 2014|Newsletter|