It has been a busy fall semester, with students winning awards, traveling the country and with new faces on campus. I have included a variety of links to Personal Financial Planning in the News below, so you can catch up on all of our activities.
Foremost, we are growing, as the number of undergraduate PFP majors has increased by 22 students from fall 2017. This trend is especially noticeable among younger students, as direct freshman enrollees increased by five. This is representative of an increased understanding of financial planning as a career path and the growth of the CFP® Designation. This growth is program wide, as our master’s program grew by 40% in the same time period. Continue reading “Director’s Message”→
Cherie Stueve, MBA CPA (Inactive) AFC® is a doctoral candidate in Personal Financial Planning at K-State and a private practice Financial Counselor. In addition, Cherie has completed graduate certificates in Financial Planning and Financial Therapy from K-State. Her research interests include obstacles in seeking professional financial advice and public perceptions of different financial professionals. Cherie is excited to join the Personal Financial Planning faculty team at KSU! Continue reading “New Faculty Feature- Cherie Stueve”→
Personal Financial Planning has always been a major focused on people first. With the addition of the new Peer Mentor Program, fellow students are now included in that focus. Continue reading “Peer Mentor Update”→
The K-State FPA Chapter is off to a busy start this school year. The chapter attended the FPA of Greater Kansas City Career Day to network with professionals within the industry and seek out possible internships and job opportunities. The group also traveled to the National FPA Conference in Chicago the first week of October. Continue reading “FPA Student Update”→
Megan McCoy, PhD, LMFT is adjunct faculty invested in teaching financial therapy courses here at K-State, and in the field of financial therapy in general. She is currently the secretary for the Financial Therapy Board where she heads two committees (social media/marketing and special topic webinars). Continue reading “Faculty Spotlight- Megan McCoy”→
Jamie Bosse CFP®, RFC served as the chair of the Personal Financial Planning Advisory Board from 2016 to 2018. She graduated with a B.S. from the Personal Financial Planning program in 2004 and earned her Certified Financial Planner™ designation in 2008. Jamie now works with clients to help them “Master What’s Next” by clarifying their goals, creating a financial plan, and taking action. She helps her clients maneuver through life’s transitions and overcome and anticipate any potential roadblocks along the way. She finds it extremely rewarding to see people organize their financial lives, maximize their human capital, and get closer to their life goals. She really enjoys being involved with the K-State program and helping it grow and thrive. Continue reading “An interview with Advisory Board Chair Jamie Bosse”→