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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

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 program to host Career Connection event March 10
Thursday, March 9th, 2017

The Personal Financial Planning Program in the College of Human Ecology will host a Career Connection event from 9:30-11:45 a.m. Friday, March 10, at the K-State Alumni Center. Fifteen financial planning firms will be in attendance seeking to hire interns and full-time positions in locations across the country. All students are welcome to attend regardless of whether […]

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Personal financial planning faculty and student win best paper award
Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Stuart Heckman, assistant professor of personal financial planning, and Benjamin Strother, doctoral student, won the Northwestern Mutual Best Paper Award in insurance and risk management at the 2017 Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines Feb. 7-9. Their paper, "The financial impact and duration of disability across the lifespan," explores the effects of […]

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