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Institute of Personal Financial Planning

Institute of Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University
307 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-1480
785-532-5505 fax
ipfp@k-state.edu

The Institute of Personal Financial Planning

PFP students

Interested in Business & Have a Heart for People?

  • Personal Financial Planning is one of the fastest growing careers paths

  • Salary potential within 10 years in the industry is $100,000+

  • Graduates can sit for the CFP® (Certified Financial Planner™) and AFC® (Accredited Financial Counselor™) Examinations

Vision

The Personal Financial Planning unit at Kansas State University strives to be world known for its research, education, service, and outreach in financial planning offering emphases in financial counseling and financial therapy.

Mission

  • Be recognized nationally and internationally as providing holistic training in financial planning, financial counseling, and financial therapy
  • Be recognized nationally and internationally as providing innovative and applicable research to the financial planning, financial counseling, and financial therapy communities
  • Improve financial literacy of college students
  • Foster connections among students, alumni, faculty, and friends of K-State personal financial planning

Program Structure

Our Undergraduate, Masters, Graduate Certificate, and Doctoral programs are registered by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

 

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Latest News

Personal financial planning faculty awarded at the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference
Monday, June 26th, 2017

Melissa Wilmarth, Sarah Asebedo and Martin Seay Several faculty and students from the personal financial planning program attended the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference April 21-23, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The American Council on Consumer Interests, or ACCI, focuses on enhancing the well-being of consumers and family economics through promoting educational programs and policy relevant research. The annual conference is […]

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Personal financial planning undergraduates win Edward Jones challenge
Thursday, May 11th, 2017

K-State students in George Belin's PFP482, Investments II course participated in a challenge set forth by Edward Jones, an investment company. Edward Jones is piloting a program out of its St. Louis office and because of K-State connections, wanted personal financial planning students at the university to take on the challenge. Belin's class includes eight […]

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