What is a scholarly source?

Academic writing requires the use of scholarly publications, but how do you know what is a scholarly source? This guide from the University of Illinois provides guidelines. http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/howdoi/scholarly.html In addition to college and university libraries, a good source is google scholar. Click the link below to learn more about it. https://scholar.google.com/intl/us/scholar/about.html

What do those SafeAssign scores mean?

As a paper grader I use a tool called SafeAssign.  From Blackboard: Scores below 15 percent: These papers typical include some quotes and few common phrases or blocks of text that match other documents. These papers typically do not require further analysis, as there is no evidence of the possibility of plagiarism in these papers. […]

Future University

What the University of the future is like per Solomon Khan thanks to Stanford.

13 Google Tricks via CNBC


Hometown Corporate Governance in Action – Dupont

Income inequality explained by the WSJ

Passion Planner is a must!

Listening to NPR I learned of a kickstarter project called Passion Planner. The founder, Angelia Trinidad states on her blog, “I wanted to help people overcome that feeling by making a tool that sat them down to clearly define their goals and dreams, break them down into more actionable steps, and then write them in a place […]

Bankrate.com calculator links and free finance apps for Android and iPhone

Calculators for Auto loans and Mortgages http://www.bankrate.com/calculators/auto/auto-loan-calculator.aspx http://www.bankrate.com/calculators/mortgages/mortgage-calculator.aspx http://www.bankrate.com/calculators/mortgages/bi-weekly-mortgage-calculator.aspx   Best Finance Apps for iPhone according to Bankrate.com Wally by Wally.me Price: Free This app has the ability to scan a receipt and then pull the information from the scan into a budget format. It lets you keep track of your spending and have a picture […]

Budgeting Case Studies

Our money is so personal.  Thanks to Equifax we can look at three real life examples.

This advice from Suze Orman rings true…

Tips from Suze Orman. Something to think about when setting financial goals.