WalletHub – Is it fair for consumers to assume that the most popular credit cards are the best credit cards?
“Popular” need to be defined as “most used,” or as one of the current ad campaigns says, “What’s in your wallet?” In this sense, it is not really a matter of fairness, it is a matter of delivered value.
WalletHub – State Farm is a pretty good insurance company overall, earning a rating of 3.4/5 from WalletHub editors, good customer reviews, and great scores from organizations such as the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and J.D. Power.
UConn Today – The Florida state legislature this week voted to end the Walt Disney Co.’s special tax district, which has permitted the Orlando amusement park to govern its land and save millions each year in taxes. UConn Today spoke with business law Professor Robert Bird, the Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics and past president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, about the vote.
UConn Today – The School of Business is hosting a Global Business Leadership in Sustainability Summit, featuring professionals and faculty discussing key initiatives that are shaping sustainability in business, both locally and around the world.
The Friday, March 25 summit will provide students the opportunity to speak with professionals who share their passion for “business for good,” and encourage students to explore the potential of incorporating sustainability within their careers.
WalletHub – Is there a difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13?
Credit card debt can be discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Most credit card debt is unsecured debt, which means that it is given low priority when the purpose of bankruptcy is for reorganization, such as a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
UConn Today – The UConn School of Business announced plans on Thursday, Jan. 20 to redesign its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, a decision reflecting growing student interest in more flexible educational options.
UConn Today – In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement and other calls for social change, there’s a tremendous appetite for knowledge and guidance among business professionals, students, and alumni in a vast variety of industries.
“In the midst of this social revolution I thought, ‘How can we at the School of Business make a difference and bring these issues to a wide audience?’’ says business law professor Robert Bird, who has organized a four-part speaker series on diversity and equity topics.
Westfair Online – Google has announced an updating of its policies that will prohibit advertisers promoting housing, employment and credit access from targeting or excluding audiences based on demographics or place of residence.