Unemployment is at a seven-year low and the number of people working part-time shrank by 1 million since last September, according to the Labor Department. As the holidays approach, retailers hope people who need seasonal work are still out there.
Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults. TCAI is helping to give teachers the tools they need to deliver these important life lessons.
Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults. Read more »
Bulk-buying of food might not be such a boon to the budget after all. Research by the Norton School's Victoria Ligon and Anita Bhappu found that consumers shop too infrequently and overbuy when they do, contributing to waste.
Norton School researchers investigating how consumers make decisions about food consumption and shopping have found that they actually waste food because they bulk-buy too often. Read more »
Disrupt to survive.
That was one of the shared underlying themes at the 2015 Global Retailing Conference at University of Arizona’s Terry J. Lundgren School of Retailing on April 24-25 in Tucson.
Disrupt to survive. Read more »
Please join us in congratulating the University of Arizona Enactus Club for advancing to the semi-final round at the national Enactus Competition this week in St. Louis! Today, our UA team finished in the top 16 out of 181 schools that started the competition on Tuesday.
Please join us in congratulating the University of Arizona Enactus Club for advancing to the semi-final round at the national Enactus Competition this week in St. Read more »
“Risk-Based Pricing in Consumer Lending,” by Dr. Mike Staten, Director of the Take Charge America Institute examines how risk-based pricing has transformed consumer credit markets in the U.S., benefitting individual consumers and the macro-economy.
Cites Drastic Expansion of Credit Opportunities Across Socio-Economic Spectrum
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The University of Arizona’s Take Charge Cats ambassador, Andrew Soukhome, was cited in WalletHub’s 2014’s Best and Worst Cities for Halloween article - along with other industry experts – for his perspectives on learning opportunities using Halloween traditions as a financial opportunity.
Take Charge Cats Ambassador, Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona Read more »
In the beginning,“Wearhouse” was little more than clothes strewn across a living room. Now in its third year,
the fundraiser for Artifact Dance Project hits the big time with an actual warehouse location, performances and even lectures and demonstrations dedicated to fashion.
“Wearhouse” fundraiser moves to actual warehouse Read more »