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Aging gracefully: Workers don't always need more sick days as they age

Yiduo Shao, assistant professor of management & entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of Business, says countries with higher per capita health care spending don’t see a significant difference in sick days taken by younger and older workers.
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Crypto-millionaires? Hardly. A quarter of crypto traders ‘earn less than $10,000 a year’

It’s going to be some time before we really know how badly the cryptocurrency bubble and subsequent collapse has hit the retirement savings of people who can’t really afford it.
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What do CFOs think of earnings guidance?

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that financial officers expect to continue issuing quarterly earnings guidance to analysts and investors despite risks and the criticism that it encourages short-term thinking from managers. The survey also found that many of them seriously overestimate their ability to issue accurate earnings guidance.
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What do Brittany Spears' perfume, Ghiradelli chocolate, and Toms Shoes have in common? They all use this overlooked sales strategy.

Customers want their experience to be as close to what the founder intended as possible.
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University of Iowa professor on avoiding fraught family debates over the holidays

The adage of never talking religion or politics with family and friends—especially over dinner or the holidays—is getting harder to follow these days. But a path to holiday harmony exists, according to Tippie's Michele Williams.
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Black Friday shopping might be quiet this year

It's the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season with Black Friday. Many places began offering deals earlier this year, with some retailers kicking off their deals as early as October. With stores accommodating that pre-holiday rush, experts are now predicting a quiet Black Friday ahead.
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9 best books for learning how to get out of debt

Finance Assistant Professor Cameron Ellis was quoted in this Business Insider story about the best books for getting out of debt.
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How to handle an office bully

Bullying behavior is often rooted in stereotypes and lack of information, says Yiduo Shao, professor of management at Tippie.
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Accounting for greatness

A look at the life and legacy of Dan Collins (BBA68/PhD73) as he retires from the Tippie College of Business.
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25 years of First Year Scholars

In 1997, the accounting department began awarding scholarships to promising incoming freshmen. Where are they now?