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Best Interest Initiative Announces Strategic Partnership with Society of Financial Service Professionals

The initiative aims to define “best interest” according to the Department of Labor’s recently announced fiduciary standard for retirement planners.
28-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Agricultural Communications Project Aims to Develop Critical Thinkers

Professor Courtney Meyers is part of a USDA project with two other universities that will utilize case studies to increase students’ critical thinking skills.
27-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Debuts Financial Planning Academy for Teens Interested in Financial Advisory Careers

Sponsored by Charles Schwab Foundation, the first-of-its-kind program will feature curriculum from college students, professors and independent financial advisers.
14-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Center for Financial Responsibility to Define New Standard Regarding ‘Best Interest’

The Department of Labor rules require financial advisers to act in their clients’ best interest but don’t define best interest or explain best practices.
12-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nutritional Sciences Professor Discusses Need for Better Data in Obesity Research

John Dawson, a biostatistician, worked with more than a dozen other researchers to find the most common errors and suggest ways to fix them.
31-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Playing Action Video Games May Increase the Capability for a Suicide Attempt

Among individuals already thinking about suicide, those who play action video games may be significantly more capable of attempting it than those who play other video game categories, according to a new study from Texas Tech University.
28-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Win International Grant to Study Effects of Violence on Brains of Colombian Youth


The study will look at how the recurrent paramilitary and drug-related violence in Colombia affect the brain function and development of children and youth in the region.
17-Mar-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Financial Literacy Declines with Age, Confidence to Make Decisions Doesn’t

A study from two Texas Tech professors shows an alarming decrease in financial awareness among Americans of retirement age.
10-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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