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N.C. A&T Accounting and Finance Professor Phillips Featured in WalletHub Report

By Jackie Torok / 12/01/2020 College of Business and Economics

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2020) – Brandis Phillips, Ph.D., CPA, an associate professor of accounting and finance at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, has been featured on WalletHub, a personal finance website.

Brandis PhillipsPhillips, who teaches in the Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics, offered his expertise in a report about obtaining credit cards without a credit record.

“Building a positive credit history is a key component to securing preferential loan rates in obtaining big-ticket items such as a home or vehicle,” said Phillips.

Phillips’ primary areas of research are technology addiction, digital literacy and psychological factors affecting students’ attitude toward quantitative careers.

His work has been published in Information & Management, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, Journal of Computer Information Systems, and Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce.

In addition, Phillips has presented his work at the Academy of Management, Americas Conference on Information Systems, and Decision Sciences Institute.

Media Contact Information: jtorok@ncat.edu