Monday, October 15

Thanks to Money Concepts Money Concepts International Inc. is again a Corporate Sponsor of the IARFC National Financial Plan Competition. Students nationwide will compete for a chance to formally present their financial plan to an audience of experienced professionals during the IARFC Annual Conference in Nashville, TN March 20-22, 2019 thanks to their commitment. “In this day and age, we need to engage the interest of the younger generation of consultants.To do that, we are grateful to outstanding organizations such as Money Concepts International Inc. to help us broaden our reach to these students.” IARFC Chairman and CEO H. Stephen…

Update…. The IARFC is happy to welcome the University of Wisconsin to the list of Universities participating in their National Financial Plan Competition. Compete Stats: 13 Universities 126 Students 69 Teams Students have been sent the Case Narrative and login information for their Educational License of MoneyGuidePro. They have until November 13 to send in their completed plans. Here is a recap of the Plan Competition Process: Phase 1  Initial plan submissions are judged by experienced financial professionals 6 plans chosen to compete in Phase 2 – SEMI FINALS Phase 2 6 semi-final teams are judged via GoToMeeting by the IARFC…

This is the first Journal of Personal Finance from new editor Dr. Benjamin F. Cummings, CFP®, RFC® who is an Associate Professor of Behavioral Finance at the American College of Financial Services. He has completed award-winning research on the use and value of financial advice and has been quoted in the media, including in MarketWatch and USA Today. His primary responsibilities include teaching behavioral finance in the Financial and Retirement Planning Ph.D. program and advising doctoral candidates on dissertation research. His research focuses on making retirement, charitable, tax and investment decision. “As the new editor of the Journal of Personal Finance, I am pleased…

The IARFC Welcomes Participating Universities to the National Financial Plan Competition. Completing the registration process are: Bowling Green University – Bowling Green, OH Bryant University – Smithfield, RI California State University – Northridge, CA Central Michigan University – Mount Pleasant, MI Clarion University – Clarion, PA Creighton University – Omaha, NB University of Illinois – Urbana, IL University of Missouri – Columbia, MO University of North Florida – Jacksonville, FL University of North Texas – Denton, TX Utah Valley University – Orem, UT Western Carolina University – Cullowhee, NC. These 12 universities represent 56 teams of 112 total students with 2…