Personal Financial Planning

In today’s complex economy, people need help planning for the future. In this program, emphasis is placed on understanding financial products and how they work, as well as the integral role of the family in financial decisions. Students are prepared for careers in financial planning, the insurance industry, banking, retirement planning, personnel benefits, and investments. Graduates of this program will be eligible to take the Certified Financial Planner Certification Examination.

Related career titles

Broker
Budget analyst
College/University Professor*
Commodities sales agent
Credit counselor
Employee benefits manager
Financial aid counselor
Financial Planner
Financial service sales agent
Human resources manager
Insurance sales agent
Investor
Loan officer
Personal financial advisor
Real Estate Agent
Securities trader

*Additional training needed for these occupations

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Banking, Finance, and Insurance
Careers in Finance
Opportunities in Financial Careers

*Books are available for checkout.

Related personal financial planning links

Institute of Personal Financial Planning
http://www.ipfp.k-state.edu

Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education
http://www.afcpe.org/

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
http://www.cfp.net

Financial Planning Association
http://www.fpanet.org

International Association of Registered Financial Consultants
http://www.iarfc.org

National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
http://www.napfa.org