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The start of a new year is a good time to set financial goals, says MSU professor

A pile of cash.

In this segment of the Missouri State Journal, get tips for setting realistic goals to improve finances.

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. 

With a new year come new goals and resolutions. Many Americans will set financial goals in 2023, but do they have the right plan in place to hit those objectives?

Dr. James Philpot, associate professor in the department of finance and risk at Missouri State University, offers insight and advice for setting obtainable financial goals.

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Adair Seifert has worked at Missouri State University since 2022. She’s currently the content strategist in the Office of Strategic Communication. She is a content creator and social media manager and has a BS in communication studies from Evangel University.