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Jim Parrino

How to open a checking account: Step-by-step

A checking account can help you manage your money and keep it safe. But figuring out the right checking account and bank to use can be tricky. In this step-by-step guide to opening a checking account, CreditDonkey asked James G. Richardson Faculty Fellow Dr. Jim Parrino about the safety of online banks. 

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Winter Haven-based CenterState Bank: Merger with South State ‘will keep us competitive’

“Winter Haven-based CenterState and South State, headquartered in Columbia, S.C., announced the all-stock merger valued at $3.2 billion in a Jan. 27 statement. If approved by regulators, the combined bank, which will take the South State Bank name, will be the eighth largest bank in the Southeast with a market value of about $6 billion and assets of $34 billion,” writes Kevin Bouffard of the Winter Haven News Chief.  Bouffard spoke with Richardson Faculty Fellow Jim Parrino, an expert on

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These are the top 4 electives UF MBA students choose to take

Outside of the core courses UF MBA includes in its curriculum, students have multiple options for elective courses. We looked at the top elective courses by enrollment in the 2018-2019 academic year to determine this list of UF MBA class favorites. Hear from four Full-Time UF MBA alumni about why they enjoyed each class, what their biggest takeaway was and if they think you should take the class, too. See what they had to say about the top UF MBA

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Lecturers awarded College’s graduate teaching honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Lecturers Judy Callahan and Jim Parrino received the College’s 2015-16 Graduate Teaching Awards. The Graduate Teaching Award signifies excellence in all aspects of teaching at the graduate level. Judy Callahan:Dr. Callahan, a Lecturer in the Department of Management, was recognized for her exemplary work focusing on human resources and relationship management. Dr. Callahan, who has been a Lecturer at Warrington since 2006, instructs Compensation in Organizations, which examines the design of compensation systems and performance management among