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Templeton, Bill

Professor - Finance
College of Business


Holcomb Building - 126B


Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Retirement investing
  • Choosing a home mortgage.
  • Financial Education.

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

  • "Internships and Assessment of Student Learning" 
  • "Asset Allocation for Retirement: Simple Heuristics and Target-Date Funds" 
  • "Financial Education and Asset Allocation" 
  • "An Investigation of Adjustable Rate Mortgage Pricing Features."
  • "European Banking After the Euro: Progress and Problems"
  • "Banking on the Euro: Changes and Challenges"
  • "Issue Characteristics and Seasoned Corporate Bond Risk Premia."
  • "A Simulation Approach to the Choice Between Fixed and Adjustable Rate Mortgages."
  • "Beyond the Numbers: Writing to Learn Finance."
  • "NCAA Regulation of Non-Revenue Sports: Implications of a General Cartel Model"
  • "The Effect of Nonbank Diversification on Bank Holding Company Risk"

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

Corporate Finance


Personal Hobbies

  • Travel
  • Native plant gardening
  • Early American history
  • Genealogy




  • Ph.D. Kent State University
  • MBA Indiana University
  • B.A. Findlay College

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • Academy of Financial Services
  • Financial Management Association
  • Financial Education Association
  • Academy of Business Education
  • Midwest Finance Association

Professional Experience