Special HappeningsBaylor Grad promoted to CFO, NetSuite.
Ron Gill, who earned his BBA in finance from Baylor in 1988, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer for NetSuite Inc.,SAN MATEO, Calif.
The Great Debate: Are Stocks Pricey? (In the News)
Money cites the stock market price/earnings calculations work of Dr. William Reichenstein, professor of finance at Baylor, and a York University colleague. -- Equities have soared more than 70% since last march, but they are still down by 25% for their 2007 peak.
Baylor University Professor Assumes Presidency of Financial Planning Association (In the News)
News Blaze, Tom L. Potts, Ph.D., CFP, assumed his term as president of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) on January 1, 2010. Potts, a professor of finance and director of the financial services program for Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business in Waco, Texas, previously served on numerous workgroups within the FPA.
Graduates' 1st Important Lesson: Get Rid of Debt (In the News)
Chicago Tribune article reprint from Newsday on students managing their money after college that quotes Ernest Fletcher Jr., lecturer of finance at Baylor -- Until now Rachel Rohrs has not had to worry too much about money. A member of the Adelphi University class of 2007, Rohrs lived at home with her parents in South Hempstead, N.Y., while in college. Soon, though, Rohrs will start a crash course in managing money.
Put Bonds, Not Stocks, in Tax-Deferred Accounts (In the News)
Baltimore Sun/Chicago Tribune article about asset allocation in taxable and retirement accounts cites information from Dr. William Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business -- It may be time to turn your thinking about asset allocation in your retirement portfolio on its head. An article in the July issue of the Journal of Financial Planning, an academic publication aimed at the financial-adviser community, makes a good case for investors to consider reorganizing their investments among their taxable and retirement accounts.
Personal Finance 101 (In the News)
Newsday article quotes lecturer in finance Ernest Fletcher -- Until now, Rachel Rohrs hasn't had to worry too much about money.
Annuitizing Your Savings (In the News)
Bankrate.com article on retirement planning quotes Dr. Bill Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management at Baylor -- There comes a point in every saver's life when it's time to stop saving and start spending. There are lots of calculators to help you figure out how much regular income you'll need once you stop working. But where will this money come from?
Guaranteeing a Regular Income After Retirement (In the News)
Daily News & Analysis, Mumbai article on retirement planning quotes Dr. Bill Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management at Baylor -- There comes a point in every saver's life when it's time to stop saving and start spending.
The Greatest Benefit: Timing When Clients Claim Social Security Can Add Flexibility and Power to a Retirement Income Plan (In the News)
Financial-Planning.com article on maximum possible benefits through Social Security planning quotes Dr. Bill Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business -- Legions of retirees are entering their golden decades without any reliable source of retirement income other than Social Security. These folks are not likely to be your clients. Nevertheless, it's still unlikely that the bulk of retirees will have sufficient personal savings to fund a long retirement by themselves.
Credit Cards Not a Game (In the News)
Kiplinger.com article quotes James Roberts, associate professor of marketing at Baylor, who has completed extensive research on credit card use among adolescents -- Later this year Hasbro will introduce a new version of its classic Game of Life that replaces play money with a Visa-branded card