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CBA Scholars Academy students in Mammel Hall

April 18, 2017

Economics explained in less than 500 words

This post came up because of a conversation with other OMB writers.  Specifically, Catherine said she was going to come and sit in on my class this fall; although the semester has started and her attendance has been pretty bad (haha).  As an economics professor and Director of the UNO Center for Economic Education my […]

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529 BANK

It’s time to start NESTing—529 style

I have been a part of higher education in some capacity (student, grad student, instructor, professor) for almost 11 years now.  It’s safe to say that college has been a big part of my life.  While thinking about my daughter’s future (and possibly any future kids’ future) I regularly think about college.  Should I pay […]

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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Jamie

Omaha I moved to Omaha in May 2014.  I’m originally from Aurora, CO. I entered the “great state” to attend Hastings College where I also competed on the Track and Field team. After graduation I moved to Lincoln to attend the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and completed my Ph.D. in Economics. My husband and I got […]

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