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; for employment as consumer affairs professionals in business; and for service with local, state, and federal consumer protection agencies. Graduates of this program will be eligible to take the Certified Financial Planner Certification Examination.

Related career titles

Budget analyst
Commodities sales agent
Credit Counselor
Employee benefits manager
Financial aid counselor
Financial consultant
Financial service sales agent
Human resources manager
Insurance sales agent
Loan officer
Personal financial advisor
Property investment broker
Securities trader

Resources available in ACIC*

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

*Books are available for a 2-day checkout period.

Related personal financial planning links

K-State Financial Planning Department

Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education

Bank Administration Institute

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

Financial Planning Association

International Association of Registered Financial Consultants

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

National Association of Personal Financial Advisors