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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

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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Personal Financial Planning now stand-alone Ph.D. degree
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

20150810_HE_PFP_Doctoral_Students_0013 David Jayne Students may now earn a Doctor of Philosophy degree in personal financial planning. The Kansas Board of Regents approved the designation in October. Previously degrees were in human ecology with a specialization in personal financial planning. Currently the program, part of the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has 42 doctoral students. We believe […]

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Heckman earns top research award at financial planning conference
Monday, October 5th, 2015

Heckman, Stu jpg 200x300 Stu Heckman, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology, received the Best Applied Research Award last week at the Financial Planning Association national conference in Boston. His research presentation was Financial Catastrophes Due to Disability: Which Households Are Most at Risk? Only 9 academic presentations were accepted for the conference; four of them were […]

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