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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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Koochel selected as 2017 AFCPE Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner
Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Emily Koochel, doctoral student in applied family science, was selected as the 2017 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education’s (AFCPE) Outstanding Symposium Poster Award Winner for her proposal titled Financial Transparency Scale Development. To increase the capacity to study the role of finances in the marital relationship, Koochel developed the Financial Transparency Scale (FTS) […]

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Mitzi Lauderdale awarded grant from Social Security Administration
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Mitzi Lauderdale, doctoral student in personal financial planning, has been awarded a grant from The Social Security Administration’s Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. Lauderdale’s project, titled Work transitions among Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients nearing retirement: Employer accommodations, private insurance, and individuals with […]

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