Educating tomorrow's financial planning professionals and researchers
Lu Fan PhD, CFP® Quoted in WalletHub
Dr. Lu Fan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Personal Financial Planning, was featured in WalletHub's recent piece about 2021's Cities with the Highest & Lowest Credit Scores. What are some commonly held misperceptions about how credit scores are calculated? One common misperception about credit score calculation is that the belief that holding debit or…
Abed G. Rabbani PhD, CFP® Quoted in WalletHub
What is the most common mistake that retirees make when choosing where to settle? Many retirees are relocating without due diligence. Many people relocate on a whim. Many people made a move to a place that they thought was a dream destination only to find it otherwise. The pace of life may be too fast…
Pandemic Creates Panic Among Young Investors
MU study shows people, especially young people, are more apprehensive about taking financial risks during pandemic. Story by: Pate McCuien, Show Me Mizzou Taking risks in life can be scary, but it can be especially intimidating right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many to struggle not only physically and emotionally, but also financially. In…
The Department of Personal Financial Planning, in the Division of Applied Social Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, is nationally and internationally recognized for its premier education, research and outreach programs. The department offers undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs that are registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These programs meet the education requirement needed to sit for the national CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam. The award-winning faculty provide an ideal environment for student success. Students have excellent opportunities to engage in professional development, intern at leading financial planning firms and conduct research that addresses critical financial needs and informs theory and policy development.
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…The financial planning career path is growing faster than average with a projected growth rate of 7% through 2028.
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