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

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

The Institute of Personal Financial Planning

Institute of Personal Financial Planning

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

Research suggests advice to women: join the financial conversation
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

New research from Kansas State University finds a significant gender gap when it comes to financial capability - a finding that is especially concerning because many women will be the head of a household at some point in their lives. "Financial capability, which is the measure of what people think they know versus what they […]

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PFP student team takes home second place win in national competition
Friday, February 13th, 2015

Winning team: Cole Foster, Mariah Bausch and Andy Rao. A team of three personal financial planning students earned second place in the national Industry Issues competition recently. Students are Mariah Bausch, junior; Andy Rao, graduate student; and Cole Foster, junior. They earned $3,000 in scholarship money for the K-State program. Their coaches were Stuart Heckman and Martin Seay, assistant professors, School of Family Studies […]

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