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Northwestern Mutual "Develop a Financial Plan" Challenge Winners Announced

Dec. 17, 2019

The MU Department of Personal Financial Planning and Northwestern Mutual - Columbia announced the winners of the 2019 "Develop a Financial Plan" scholarship competition. The competition was sponsored by Northwestern Mutual - Columbia and developed in partnership with the University. The competition was open to students in the MU Department of Personal Financial Planning’s Financial…

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Mizzou Pictured on Financial Planning

Dec. 17, 2019

The University of Missouri was front and center on Financial Planning’s annual listing of colleges and universities that offer CFP Board-Registered Programs. Learn more

Graham McCaulley

2019 External Grants Received

Dec. 10, 2019

Congratulations to Graham McCaulley, PhD, Deanna Sharpe, PhD, CFP®,CRPC®, CRPC®, CRPS, and Andrew Zumwalt, CFP® for receiving external funding. Graham McCaulley National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Missouri United Methodist Foundation Deanna Sharpe Missouri United Methodist Foundation Andrew Zumwalt Missouri Assistive Technology Council

Yaqi Fang Presents Undergraduate Research Project Funded by PURE

Dec. 9, 2019

Congratulations to Yaqi Fang, Personal Financial Planning senior, who completed her undergraduate research experience titled "An Analysis of Young Adults’ Retirement Preparation.” She is pictured presenting her findings during a poster presentation along with her faculty mentor, Dr. Lu Fan, CFP®. The research was supported by the College of Human Environmental Sciences Program for Undergraduate…

Aaron Witherspoon

Aaron Witherspoon Attends CFP Board 2019 Diversity Summit

Dec. 9, 2019

Congratulations to Aaron Witherspoon, MU Personal Financial Planning senior, for being selected to attend the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning's Diversity Summit held in Washington, DC on November 13. The Diversity Summit focused on advancing diversity and inclusion in the financial planning profession. This year’s Diversity Summit convened with a focus on Accountability –…

Marco Pantoja

Marco Pantoja, AFC® Quoted in WalletHub

Dec. 2, 2019

Marco Pantoja, AFC®, Extension Instructor, was recently interviewed by WalletHub for its "Ask the Experts" column on Secured Credit Cards. Why don't more secured credit cards pay interest on your security deposit? The security deposit is a temporary exchange for a credit account. The lack of interest paid to the borrower, if interest is being…