Sterling Raskie

Sterling Raskie

Lecturer of Finance

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309 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

raskie@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., The American College, 2017
  • MBA, Benedictine University, 2013
  • MS, Financial Services, The American College, 2012
  • BA, Cum Laude, Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin, 2003

Positions Held

  • Lecturer of Finance, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 2017 to present
  • Instructor of Finance, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 2016-2017
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance, Millikin University, 2014-2016
  • Adjunct Faculty, Millikin University, 2014-2016
  • Finance Faculty, Benedictine University, 2014-2015
  • Instructor, Dalton Education, 2013-2018
  • Adjunct Faculty, Benedictine University, 2013-2016
  • Instructor of Finance, Benedictine University-Springfield, IL, 2013-2016
  • Director of Financial Planning, Blankenship Financial Planning, 2012-2018
  • Personal Financial Counselor, Zeiders Enterprises Inc., 2012-2016
  • , Raskie Education, 2009-2018
  • Owner, The Raskie Agency, 2005-2010
  • President/CEO, The Raskie Agency, 2005-2010

Recent Publications

  • Raskie, S., Martin, J., Lemoine, C., & Cummings, B. (2018). The Value of Financial Designations: A Consumer Perspective. Journal of Financial Planning, 31 (6), 10.
  • Raskie, S. (2018). Managing the Stress of Caregiving: A Guide for Consumers and Financial Advisors. Journal of Accounting & Marketing, 7 (1), 6.  link >
  • Raskie, S., Martin, J., & Herbison, G. (2017). Do Designations Attract A More Knowledgeable Consumer? Journal of Financial Service Professionals, 71 (6),
  • Raskie, S. (2017). Navigating Uncertainties in Accumulation and Decumulation of Retirement Portfolios. Journal of Economics and Public Finance, 3 (3),  link >
  • Raskie, S. (2017). Developing Personal Financial Planning as an Academic Discipline. Journal of Accounting & Marketing, 6 (2), 17.  link >
  • Raskie, S. Forthcoming (2013). Don't Buy Active Funds' Hype. Morningstar Perspectives,.

Other Publications

Article

  • Raskie, S. (2015). Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You? USAToday.com,.
  • Raskie, S. (2015). 25% of Americans Save No Money for Emergencies. Morningstar Perspectives,.
  • Raskie, S. (2015). How to Save on Car Policies. USAToday.com,.
  • Raskie, S. (2015). Reducing all that IRA Paperwork. USAToday.com,.
  • Raskie, S. (2015). Securing Retirement Income with Annuities. USAToday.com,.
  • Raskie, S. (2014). How Waiting to Invest Kills You. Forbes.com,.
  • Raskie, S. (2014). The Market Makes You Sick? Morningstar Perspectives,.
  • Raskie, S. (2013). Measuring Your Risk Tolerance. Morningstar Perspectives,.

Book or Monograph

  • Raskie, S. (2013). Lose Weight, Save Money: An Owner's Manual to Physical and Financial Fitness.

Other Publication

  • Raskie, S. (2015). How to Roll a 401(k) From Work into an IRA.
  • Raskie, S. (2014). How To Save In A War Zone.
  • Raskie, S. (2014). The Folly of Chasing Returns.

Presentation

  • Raskie, S. (2018). The Value of Financial Designations. Society of Financial Service Professionals Annual Mini Institute.

Research Interests

Mutual Funds, Financial Decision Making, Agency/Signal Theory, Wealth Management, Financial Planning

Current Courses

  • Finance Academy (FIN 390) The Finance Academy is an enrichment program for outstanding undergraduate Finance majors. A select program that focuses on developing future business leaders via enhanced academic and career opportunities. Students are normally invited to participate by the faculty during their junior year, when they are enrolled in FIN 300. If inducted, students participate throughout their junior and senior years. Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in separate terms. Course will not satisfy Finance major requirements.
  • Investment Management Academy (FIN 392) Overview of security analysis with the objective of how to value an investment proposition for inclusion in a portfolio of securities managed by students in the class. Focus will be in areas of fundamental securities analysis with the emphasis on equity valuation. Course will not satisfy Finance major requirements. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours in separate terms.
  • Personal Wealth Management (FIN 435) Studies personal wealth management techniques with an emphasis on life insurance products; covers life insurance policies, annuities, trusts, buy-sell arrangements, investing in stocks, bonds and mutual funds, banking and barrowing, purchasing residential and commercial real estate, income and estate taxation and management of personal financial portfolio. 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit.
  • Introduction to Finance (FIN 500) Introduction to financial management and decision making. A customized course, designed to provide a survey of finance for graduate students who do not necessarily have previous training in the disciplines. Different sections of the course will cover different sets of topics.
  • Wealth Management (FIN 580) Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 18 hours in a semester; may be repeated to a maximum of 32 hours in subsequent semesters.
  • Finance I (MBA 503) Presents management topics important to the study of business organizations and the economic landscapes within which they exist. Specific topics include financial resources management, human resources management, strategic management and management of technology. May be repeated in the same term. Students who receive credit for MBA 503 may not receive credit for the following courses: FIN 520, BADM 508, and BADM 544.
  • Finance II (MBA 504) Presents additional management topics important to the study of business organizations and the economic landscapes within which they exist. Specific topics include financial management, global strategy, decision and risk analysis, leadership, and ethics. May be repeated in the same term.

Contact

309 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

raskie@illinois.edu

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