Terrance   K.  Martin  Jr

Assistant Professor  

Office: ECOBE 218C
Phone: (956) 665-7358
Email: terrance.martin@utrgv.edu

Dr. Terrance K. Martin Jr

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Financial Planning
    • Retirement Planning
    • Investment Planning
    • Insurance Planning and Risk Managment
  • Education

    • PhD, Personal Financial Planning, Texas Tech University, 2013
    • MBA, Business Administration, Midwestern State University, 2008
    • BBA, Economics, Midwestern State University, 2007
  • Currently Teaching

    FINA 3388 90L - Fundm of Fina Planning:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Terrance Martin, Michael Guillemette, and Fabiola Urgel. "Disability and Retirement Decisions," Applied Economic Letters (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2018).

  • Terrance Martin, Michael Guillemette, and Chris Browning. "Time Preference and Retirement Strategies," Applied Economics Letters (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2016).

  • Michael Guillemette, Terrance Martin, Benjamin Cummings, and Russell James. "Determinants of the stated probability of purchase for longevity insurance," No. Geneva: Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurnace: Issues and Practice (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2016).

  • Michael Guillemette, Terrance Martin, and Philip Gibson. "Investor Sophistication and Target-Date Fund Investing," Journal of Retirement (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2015).

  • Michael Guillemtte, Monica Hussein, G. Michael Phillips, and Terrance Martin. "Minority household size and the life insurance purchase decision," Financial Services Review (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2015).

  • Terrance Martin and Michael Finke. "A comparison of retirement strategies and advisory value ," Journal of Financial Planning (November 2014).

  • Terrance Martin, Michael FInke, and Philip Gibson. "Race, Trust, and Retirement Decisions," Journal of Personal Finance (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2014).

  • Terrance Martin and Sara Ray. "Meeting the Financial Literacy Challenge," Border Business Briefs (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2014).

  • Terrance Martin and Sara Ray. "Financial Literacy in the Rio Grande Valley," Border Business Briefs (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014).

  • Terrance Martin, Michael Guillemette, Benjamin Cummings, and Russell James. "Financial advice and flood insurance usage," no. Journal of Risk And Insurance .



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Terrance Martin. Financial Literacy Challenge, Wells Fargo, $15,000.00 (August 2015 - August 2017)

  • Terrance Martin. Financial Literacy Challenge, State Farm, $25,000.00 (April 2016 - March 2017)

  • Terrance Martin. Undergraduate Research Initiative, $2,000.00 (January 2016 - August 2016)

  • Terrance Martin. Financial Literacy Challenge, Capital ONe, $2,500.00 (April 2015 - March 2016)

  • Terrance Martin. Financial Literacy Challenge, State Farm, $20,000.00 (April 2015 - March 2016)

  • Terrance Martin. Undergraduate Research Initiative, $2,000.00 (October 2014 - August 2015)

  • Terrance Martin. , State Farm, $25,000.00 (July 2014 - July 2015)

  • Terrance Martin. , State Farm, $10,000.00 (September 2013 - July 2014)

  • Terrance Martin. , Proctor and Gamble, $10,000.00 (August 2013 - July 2014)

  • Terrance Martin. Faculty Development Grant, $2,000.00 (May 2014 - June 2014)



Selected Presentations


  • Terrance Martin, Janine Scott, and Philip Gibson. "Financial literacy to prevent poor boring decisions," Academy of Financial Services, Academy of Financial Services, Nashville, TN (October 2017)

  • Terrance Martin. "Financial Sophistication and Retirement Plan Leakage ," Southern Finance Association, SanDestin, FL (November 2016)

  • Terrance Martin, Michael Guillemette, Russell James III, and Benjamin Cummings. "Financial Advice and the Demand for Flood Insurance," Academy of Financial Services, Academy of Financial Services, Las Vegas, NV (October 2016)

  • David Nanigian, Terrance Martin, and Philip Gibson. "Mutual Fund Closures: A Method to Sustain Outperformance?," Academy of Financial Services, Academy of Financial Services, Las Vegas, NV (October 2016)

  • Terrance Martin and Jose Nunez. "Student Loans and Their Effect on Parental Views of Education Financing," Academy of Financial Services, Academy of Financial Services, Las Vegas, NV (October 2016)

  • Terrance Martin, Michael Guillemette, and Chris Browning. "Do Retirement Planning Strategies Alter the Effect of Time Preference on Retirement Wealth?," Crystal City, VA (June 2016)

  • Michael Guillemette, Terrance Martin, Benjamin Cummings, and Russell James. "Financial Advice and the Stated Demand for Flood Insurance," Crystal City VA (June 2016)

  • Andre Vianna, Juan Gutierrez, Chad Kwon, and Terrance Martin. "Does Stock Market Participation Differ Within and Across Minorities in the U.S.?," Academy of Economics and Finance 2016 Conference, Pensacola Beach, FL (February 2016)

  • Kenny Ozuna, David Nanigian, and Terrance Martin. "A Study of CEO Inside Debt Compensation on Bank Risk and Performance," Southern Finance Association, Captiva Island Florida (November 2015)

  • Michael Guillemette, Terrance Martin, Benjamin Cummings, and Russell James. "Determinants of the stated probability of purchase for longevity insurance," Academy of Financial Services Annual Conference, The Academy of Financial Services, Orlando, FL (October 2015)

Current Courses

FINA 3388 90L - Fundm of Fina Planning:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses