University of Charleston

Director of Financial Planning and Financial Literacy featured in “Ask the Expert” Section


Charleston, WV – May 24, 2021 – Dr. Jacob Tenney, Director of Financial Planning and Financial Literacy, is featured on in an article on the US economy. Tenney offers his views as one of the site’s featured ‘Ask the Experts’ contributors.

Tenney offers tips for consumers looking to improve their finances, if the vaccine rollout and reopening of businesses has increased consumer’s economic outlook, and when will be a good time to start making large purchases.

The article includes common sense tips including the importance of building savings and paying down debt, and also provides some guidelines prior to making a large purchase to protect your financial picture.

As far as consumer confidence goes, he says “From the looks of things, it appears that confidence is increasing. There seems to be a large amount of pent-up demand. Having said this, I would caution individuals and families to maintain a spending plan and plan for their financial future.”

The full article can be found at WalletHub Economic Index.