My summer internship: Helping clients reach financial goals at RTD Financial Advisors, Inc.
On Oct. 7, financial planning students from the Fox School have the opportunity to meet with recruiters and firms for a day of interviewing, professional development and networking. The annual Financial Planning Association’s (FPA) Career Day is how Gavin Maurer, Class of 2022, found his internship. In this four-part series, Fox students share their experiences […]
Is President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan impacting the price tag of college?
As college students returned to their respective universities for the start of the fall semester, President Joe Biden announced on Aug. 24 the Student Loan Relief plan for low- to middle-income recent college student borrowers. This three-part plan delivers on President Biden’s vow to cancel $10,000 of student debt for low to middle-income borrowers. We […]
Financial inclusion: Where do we go from here?
As of 2017, about 24.2 million households in the United States—25% of the population—did not have access to basic financial services such as banks and online lending platforms. Some people choose not to bank with traditional financial services possibly due to lack of trust or high costs. But others lack access because financial institutions consider […]
Prepare to Increase Career Mobility and Earn the CMA: New Fox Master’s in Accounting & Financial Management
New MS program prepares students to earn their master’s part-time and online while earning the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders are facing more demands. They must build new strategies for growth and innovation, enhance their leadership skills to motivate their employees, advance their knowledge of technology, […]
Faculty from leading universities and institutes discuss key insights and issues related to data science
The 2021 Data Science Conference brought together leading researchers and experts to explore technical aspects of statistical machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning that are relevant to data-driven investment methodologies. The conference, held on Nov. 10, 2021 at the Union League of Philadelphia, was co-hosted by the Temple University’s Data Science Institute, housed […]
Douglas Maine Wall Street Day connects Fox students with successful alumni
The 9th annual Douglas Maine Wall Street Day was held in late 2021 via Zoom. The event connects past and present generations of Temple Owls through a panel discussion and Q&A style forum, aimed at offering wisdom and advice to current Fox students from experienced professionals. Alumni that have gone on to work at top […]
From fraud to finance: Lessons from the future of business
In 2017, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon called bitcoin a fraud, going as far as to describe any of the company’s employees who were considering trading bitcoin “stupid.” A little more than a year later, JP Morgan launched its own cryptocurrency—JPM Coin—with its own proprietary blockchain technology. What changed? J. Jay Choi, the Laura H. […]
Fox School of Business books to read
The Fox School emphasizes providing high-quality business education and transforming students into responsible professionals and leaders. While the role of professors is, in large part, about helping students succeed, they are also making great strides in the business research world. The following books were written or co-authored by Fox faculty. They bring forth great insight […]
Are student subject-matter experts the future of teaching?
Executive MBA (EMBA) and executive DBA programs have been steadily gaining popularity in recent years. Not only do these programs provide senior-level professionals with quality higher-level education, but their flexibility and compressed time format allow professionals to balance home and work life with study. Still, skeptics question whether the shortened and compressed format of EMBAs […]
Impact of gender diversity on corporate boardrooms
Diversity, equity and inclusion are on the minds of top executives in almost every office in America. In the wake of continuous acts of racial violence, diversity is no longer only a talking point, but a conscious force that is now impacting boardrooms. This push for the inclusion of women and minorities in the C-suite […]
The gender roles mirror
How can you research culture without current events creeping into the data? Look at language that goes back to the foundation of communication itself. Amir Shoham, associate professor of finance and international business at the Fox School, studies the impact of linguistic gender marking on gender roles in society and business. “I was looking for […]
Innovative Teaching with Makerspace Technology
Tilan Tang, assistant professor of finance, was recently awarded Temple University’s Innovative Teaching with Makerspace Technology Grant sponsored by the Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio, University Libraries and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT). The Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio Makerspace, located in Charles Library on Temple’s Main Campus, provides a hands-on environment […]
Freedom from regulations in the banking industry fuels corporate innovation
Corporate innovation is essential for a myriad of reasons, including changing customer needs, differentiation from competitors, need for improvement and growth. Deloitte believes that about two-thirds of the companies innovate to differentiate themselves from competitors, while half innovate to satisfy growing customer needs. “(Innovation) is a key driver of economic development at the country level […]
New finance department chair discusses the past, present and future of the field
“I really like learning and sharing what I learned,” says Oleg Rytchkov, an Associate Professor of Finance. “I’ve been thinking a lot about how to structure my own knowledge, how to see the big picture, and how to help others to see the big picture as well.” Starting this academic year, Rytchkov is appointed as […]
The Fox School launches a Center for Ethics, Diversity and Workplace Culture
The Center for Ethics, Diversity and Workplace Culture (CEDWC) is the brainchild of Leora Eisenstadt, associate professor in the Department of Legal Studies at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. The center, which soft-launched in Spring 2020, will be a hub for research, dialogue and innovation. To get a sense of the past, […]