News Archive for Institute of Personal Financial Planning
June 28, 2012
The first cohort of Personal Financial Planning Ph.D. students at Kansas State University spent a week in Seoul, South Korea, this spring, presenting their research and collaborating with graduate students at Ewha Woman’s University. The trip was part of their Ph.D. program that requires one summer session abroad to examine global markets and how financial […]
January 18, 2012
The newest issue of the Journal of Financial Therapy, published by Family Studies and Human Services faculty members, is now available at http://www.jftonline.org. The journal primarily publishes clinical research that examines the empirical link between personal financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors and personal and family well-being. It is published by the New Prairie Press, which […]
November 29, 2011
Nearly 14 million Americans are still paying for gifts purchased during the last holiday season. While the holiday season presents countless opportunities to overspend and create excess stress, remaining budget conscientious and stress-free over the holidays can be easy, according to Jodi Kaus, director of Powercat Financial Counseling. It all begins with a plan. "Have […]
November 4, 2011
K-State’s personal financial planning program is among the top 10 recognized in “Financial planning education 101: 10 Standout Schools” in the Nov. 1 issue of Financial Planning e-newsletter. “Every recognized profession has its top schools,” wrote Danielle Reed, executive editor. “Today there more 333 CFP board-registered programs, from certified programs (183) to undergraduate (103), master’s […]
October 11, 2011
Three faculty members and eight graduate students from the personal financial planning and marriage and family therapy programs presented their research at the second annual conference of the Financial Therapy Association, Sept. 11-13, in Athens, Ga. Faculty are: Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services and a financial therapist, association president, co-presented […]
August 29, 2011
Four faculty members from family studies and human services will be presenters at the second annual Financial Therapy Association Conference, Sept. 11-13, in Athens, Ga.
August 17, 2011
Although it may sound counterintuitive, those who struggle to get their financial world in order often have a more difficult time finding a financial planner who can set them on the right course than those who have been successful accumulating wealth, according to a Kansas State University financial planning expert.
August 17, 2011
A college student's idea of investing may lean more toward purchasing season basketball tickets than an individual retirement account, but financial experts say taking a more focused look at their financial situation early can help students budget for today and the future.
May 13, 2011
Graduate from college, get married. These two big life-changing events can be common this time of year, but a Kansas State University expert says college students, whether in school or getting out soon, should do some financial planning before planning the wedding.
April 19, 2011
Two Kansas State University researchers are crunching the numbers when it comes to the financial status of soldiers at Fort Riley.