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How to ride out inflation

Calculating money and bills.
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Get some insights from a Missouri State University certified financial planner.

Our weekly program, Missouri State Journal, is a collaboration between KSMU Radio and Missouri State University. It's hosted and produced by MSU's Office of Strategic Communication, and it airs each Tuesday morning at 9:45 a.m. on KSMU. 

As prices of goods and services continue to rise due to inflation, many Americans are struggling to cope.

How can people weather these challenging times? What should they do or not do regarding their personal finance?

Certified financial planner Dr. James Philpot offers some tips and advice. He’s also associate professor in the department of finance and risk management at Missouri State University.

Read the full audio transcript

A native of Malaysia, Emily moved to Springfield in 2010 and started working at Missouri State University in 2014. She’s currently the assistant director in the Office of Strategic Communication. She has a BA in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.
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