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Personal Financial Planning

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 Business + People
Profession that positively impacts people's every day lives.
Top 5 Program
Consistently ranked as one of the top 5 programs in the Country.
100% Job Placement
In spring of 2018, every graduating PFP student had received a job offer.
Diversity icon High Earning icon Certified icon
Diversity
38% of our students are female, compared to 20% in the profession.
High Earning Major
Financial Planners earn a median salary of $90,530/year (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
CFP™ Certified
Upon completion of the degree, students are eligible to sit for the CFP™ exam. 

Mission:

We exist to prepare professionals to transform lives through financial planning.

Vision

The Department of Personal Financial Planning 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.

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McCoy leads research team who seeks to validate a 15-year-old study and explore how societal shifts have impacted the financial planner/client relationship

Monday, June 7th, 2021

Demographic shifts, economic challenges, political transitions, environmental threats, and a global pandemic are all societal shifts that have changed how we communicate personally and professionally, which is especially true of service professions like financial planning, where trust is paramount. To ascertain how financial planner/client communication has changed over the past decade, the MQ Research Consortium, […]

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