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Student-Run Investment Fund Distributes Money for Scholarships
For 18 consecutive years, Baylor University’s student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni & Friends Endowed Investment Fund has provided generous contributions to student scholarships totaling over $2 million over its lifetime. This year, the Fund contributed $175,000 in support of student-athlete scholarships.

Video: Baylor Finance Professor Awarded Prestigious Honor Within the Financial Planning Association
Baylor Lariat: Finance professor Tom Potts received the highest and most prestigious recognition from the Financial Planning Association, the P. Kemp Fain Jr. Award.

Baylor University’s Tom L. Potts, Ph.D., CFP Awarded the 2019 P. Kemp Fain, Jr. Award - Financial Planning Association’s Most Prestigious Honor
The Financial Planning Association (FPA), the principal membership association for Certified Financial Planner professionals and those who support the financial planning process, announced Tom L. Potts, Ph.D., CFP as the recipient of the 2019 P. Kemp Fain, Jr., Award. Potts was honored at the 2019 FPA Annual Conference, held Oct. 16-18 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Dr. James M. Tipton, Retired Finance Professor
WACO, Texas (Aug. 12, 2019) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of James M. Tipton, Ph.D., retired professor of finance, insurance and real estate, who taught for 29 years in the Hankamer School of Business. Dr. Tipton passed away July 23.

Should Social Security Be Group Insurance, or Individual?
Morningstar: This article discusses a paper by professor of Finance William Reichenstein who proposes an alternative to group insurance that could help ensure Social Security's long-term health.

People Earning $80,000 or More Get Bad Deal on Social Security, Expert Says
Financial Advisor: According to Finance professor William Reichenstein, Social Security was designed to be a required savings program during working years so that in retirement, recipients could receive more than the base level of benefits.

For What It’s Worth: Research Team Measures the Value of Fintech
Innovative Business at Baylor: Qinxi Wu, assistant professor of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, led research which classified FinTech into seven categories and measured its worth.

Tom Potts Awarded Ambassador Award from the IARFC
Tom Potts, professor of Finance in the Hankamer School of Business, was recently recognized with an Ambassador Award from the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC).

10 Tips to Improve Your Presentation Slides
Strategic Finance Magazine: Charles Davis, professor of accounting, shares tips for accounting and finance professionals on how to create meaningful presentation slides.

Baylor University Partners with Barron’s in Education
Baylor University has partnered with Barron’s in Education to provide Barron’s digital access for all students, faculty and staff at the University.

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