College of Family and Consumer Sciences
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Ph.D.||Consumer Sciences||The Ohio State University||2016|
|Certificate||Financial Planning||Boston University||2010|
|B.A.||Mathematics||Wayne State University||1995|
My scholarship focuses on the financial wellbeing of historically marginalized groups; the scholarship of teaching and learning; and diversity, equity and inclusion in the financial planning profession.
FHCE 4210: Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
FHCE 6210: Advanced Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits
FHCE 6230E: Advanced Family Tax Planning
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Lilly Teaching Fellow||Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Georgia||2017|
|New Connections Scholar||Robert Woods Johnson Foundation||2017|
Areas of Expertise
Retirement Planning; Income Tax Planning
Muruthi, B., Watkins, K., McCoy, M., White, K. J., Stafford McRell, A., Thomas, M., & Taiwo, A. (in press). “Save, even if it’s a penny”: transnational financial socialization of Black immigrant women. Journal of Financial Therapy.
White, K. J., Watkins, K., McCoy, M., Muruthi, B., & Byram, J. L. (in press). How Financial Socialization Messages Relate to Financial Management, Optimism and Stress: Variations by Race. Journal of Family and Economic Issues. DOI: 10.1007/s10834-020-09704-w
White, K. J. (2020). Financial Stress and the Relative Income Hypothesis Among Black College Students. Contemporary Family Therapy, 42, 25-32. DOI: 10.1007/s10591-019-09531-8
McCoy, M., White, K. J., & Chen, X. (2019). Exploring How One’s Primary Financial Conversant Varies by Marital Status. Journal of Financial Therapy, 10(2)3, 93-120. DOI: 10.4148/1944-9771.1193
White, K. J., McCoy, M., Love, K., Kwak, E.J., Bruce, E., Grable, J. (2019). The Role of Signaling When Promoting Diversity and Inclusion at the Firm Level: A Financial Advisory Professional Case Study. Advances in Business Research Journal, 9(1), 1-16.
McCoy, M., White, K. J., & Love, K. (2019). Investigating the financial overconfidence of student-athletes. Sport, Business, Management: an International Journal, 9(4), 381-398. DOI: SBM-10-2018-0091
Watkins, K., Williams, T., Osinubi, A., Thomas, M. G., White, K. J., & Grable, J. E. (2018). A comparative study of an abbreviated and extended youth financial education program. Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, 22(1), 1-11.
White, K. J., McCoy, M., & Watkins, K. (2018). Exploring the relationship between sustainability and personal finance practices. Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, 22(1), 1-12.
Fulk, M., & White, K. J. (2018). Exploring racial differences in financial socialization and related financial behaviors among Ohio college students. Cogent Social Sciences, 4(1), 1-16. DOI: 10.1080/23311886.2018.1514681
White, K. J., & Heckman, S.J. (2016). Financial planner use among Black & Hispanic households. Journal of Financial Planning, 29(9), 40-49.