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Faculty Expert: An Economist Examines the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act


Nancy Fox, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, analyzes the macro-level implications for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

New Year's Resolutions: They're Not All about You


Professor of Psychology Phyllis Anastasio, Ph.D., says, "Humans are made for resolutions."

Faculty Expert: Amy Lipton, Ph.D., Offers Three Savings Strategies for 2018


Amy Lipton, CFA, Ph.D., associate professor of finance, offers three easy strategies for anyone interested in saving smarter in the New Year.

Sleep, Memory and Getting Both Right


Jennifer Choi Tudor, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, offers her advice for those resolving for more sleep in 2018.

Faculty Experts: Did You Set a New Year’s Resolution? Your Ancestors May Have, Too


Associate Professor of History Alison Williams Lewin, Ph.D., and Millicent Feske, Ph.D., associate professor of theology, weigh in on the roots of the New Year's tradition.

A New Year’s Solution: Advice from Saint Ignatius of Loyola


Daniel R.J. Joyce, S.J. ’88, executive director of mission programs at Saint Joseph’s University, offers seasonal advice from the founder of the Society of Jesus, St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Feeling Taxed by Tax Reform? Advice from an Accountant


Dennis Raible, visiting professor of accounting, breaks down what the new tax plan means for most Americans. “The percentage of tax savings for middle class families may not be as great as what wealthy taxpayers will save,” he says, “but it’s still money in the bank.”

Put Your Money Where Your Home Is: Insurance and Natural Disasters


Michael Angelina, executive director of the Maguire Academy for Insurance and Risk Management, offers his advice for property owners who are looking to prepare themselves for a natural disaster.

Christmas: The Most “Wonderful” Time for Movies


A walk down the street in December is filled with familiar sights. Colorful lights outline houses. Wreaths hang from light posts and doors. And, if you look closely, windows are awash with the glow from the family television, screening one of hundreds of classic holiday movies.

A Christmas Carol

Beyond Humbug: What Makes a Christmas Classic?


No holiday season is complete without the screening of a few treasured classics. Some families turn on their favorite Christmas film before their Thanksgiving dinner is fully digested. An entire cable channel is taken over for 24 hours with back-to-back airings of a certain story. Friends quote lines to each other while watching cherished standards.