Kimberly Goodwin, PhD

Dr. Kimberly Goodwin is currently the Parham Bridges Chair of Real Estate and an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Southern Mississippi. She holds a B.S. in Geophysics from the University of Delaware, a M.B.A. from the University of Southern Mississippi, a M.S. in Finance from the George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Alabama. Dr. Goodwin’s research focuses on real estate markets and has been published in some of the top real estate journals. She is also a Co-Editor for the Journal of Housing Research.

Articles by Kimberly Goodwin, PhD:

Can You Use a Home Equity Loan to Start a Business?

Whether you are a current small business owner or still dreaming about starting your own business, finding the cash to finance your fledgling business can be one of the biggest challenges. Then, after starting up, there are the ongoing expenses associated with operating the business as you try to grow it to become profitable. Once […]

Posted in: Home Equity,
How to Get Student Loan Help for Free

Student loan debt is a major concern for many families in the U.S. The process of applying for loans and filling out paperwork can be confusing, and a family might not know where to turn for help. Luckily, there are many reputable, free sources of student loan help.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Uber Insurance Requirements

To drive for Uber, you’ll need a relatively new car, adequate insurance, and a good driving record.

Posted in: Insurance,
Utah Student Loans, Scholarships, and Grants

Utah has the lowest percentage of high school graduates immediately entering college. While most other states are above 55 percent, only 42 percent of Utah high school graduates immediately enter college.

Posted in: Scholarships, Student Loans,
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Ally Bank CD Rates Review

Ally Bank CD rates are offered in 3 different types, with highly competitive rates and no minimums, possibly making it a good option for you.

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Verizon Collections: How to Remove Them From Your Credit Report

If your Verizon account has been sent to collections and is negatively impacting your credit score, you might have options to remove the negative mark. Here’s how to take the proper steps to resolve the problem.

Posted in: Credit Scores,
Home Improvement Loans to Build an Addition to Your House

Building an addition to your home can create value, but can also cost tens of thousands of dollars. If you need financing for an addition, personal loans, home equity, or a line of credit might be worthwhile options to consider.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
What Credit Score Is Needed to Lease a Car?

If you are looking to save money on your monthly car payment or like to drive new cars, leasing a car might be a good option for you. In 2017, customers taking out new car leases had an average credit score of 722, as reported by Experian. If you have an above average credit, 680 […]

Posted in: Credit Scores,
Using American Express Card for Bonus at has partnered with American Express to offer cardholders big rewards for targeted shopping. The deals change periodically, but one offer gives shoppers the chance to earn 4 or 9 additional points per dollar for buying specific products.

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Do Student Loans Count as Income?

When colleges and universities calculate their total cost of attendance, they include more than just tuition costs. The total cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, and room and board. Financial aid awards are based on the total cost of attendance. So you can use any extra student loan money to help pay your living expenses. […]

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