Dr. Michael T. Tucker
Professor of Finance
o: Dolan School of Business Rm 2112
Changes to GE health plans leave retirees stunned
Dr. Michael Tucker, Professor of Finance, gives insight on the difficulties facing retirees that are forced to change health plans.
Published in The Connecticut Post on 2/22/15
Microfinance Institutions Balance Personal Loans with Sustainable Business Model
Dr. Michael Tucker, professor of finance, offers his insights on microfinance institutions and how billions worldwide don’t have a formal banking account.
Published in Nerd Wallet, a financial education resource on 1/8/115
Wealth, taxes and politics: read Piketty
An Op-Ed by Dolan School of Business Professor Michael Tucker about income inequality in the United States. Dr. Tucker, professor of finance, writes: Can Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" change some minds about the depth of home income and wealth inequality and its ramifications? Piketty's extremely well researched and insightful book provides a long-term overview of how a tiny minority of "haves" got to their vaunted economic position...
Published in Hearst Media/Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time, Danbury News Times on 8/26/14
From Bitcoin's notoriety sprouts a new green currency
For Michael Tucker, finance professor at Fairfield University, this is digital currency's existential problem. "If people buy into it, then it has value," Tucker said. "But, it's not like other collectibles because you can't touch it. We could make that leap in theory, as an international currency, but it can't happen that fast."
Published in Stamford Advocate, Danbury News Times, Connecticut Post on 2/7/14
The longevity conundrum: Could your retirement savings last you to 120?
Michael Tucker, a professor of finance at Fairfield University who has studied optimal retirement strategies, says that living into your 100s simply requires more retirement savings than most people have. "If you're going to retire at 65 and live to 120, you need a lot of money," he says. "It's really not feasible to live in retirement for 50 years unless you have $5 million."
Published in Daily Finance, Legal Pro News, Business Insider, Wallet Pop on 8/9/13