Jim Barth, Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance, is consulting with the White House
Three 2012 Master of Real Estate Development graduates formed their own business, The Redmont Group, and made a $25,000 contribution to the program.
Coal-fired electric power plants must add expensive equipment upgrades, switch from coal-fired power to natural gas or face federal penalties.
Payday lenders are often knocked for outrageous interest charges - up to 456 percent in Alabama -- but do they provide a valuable service? That's the new question three finance professors at the Harbert College of Business ask in their study, "How Do Differences in State Regulations Affect the Payday Lending Industry?"