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2020 Fall Issue – Volume 19 Issue 2

The 2020 Fall Issue of the Journal of Personal Finance (JPF) is now available from the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC®). The techniques, strategies and research contained in this academic journal are intended to support financial literacy whether it be directed to consumers, educators, or professional financial consultants.

The Fall issue of the Journal of Personal Finance presents intriguing research covering a wide array of topics. Articles included in the 2020 edition, Volume 19, Issue 2 are:
• Does Working with a Financial Advisor Reduce Financial Anxiety and Increase Investment Confidence?
• Financial Anxiety in the Orthodox Jewish Community
• Antecedents of Financial Practices among Latina/o University Students
• Finding the Next Major Donor: The Relationship between Financial Planning Horizon and Charitable Giving
• Determining a Portfolio’s Range of Probably Wealth – Without Monte Carlo Simulation
• Financial Analysis – Prepared for the Casey Family (Nov 13, 2019 – April 2, 2020)

Initiated in 2002, the Journal of Personal Finance has grown in scope, acceptance and recognition among practitioners and academicians. The JPF welcomes articles from practicing financial professionals and consultants about financial products and services, client relationships, retirement planning, long-term care, practice management, and firm operational efficiencies.

The Journal of Personal Finance editor, Dr. Benjamin F. Cummings, CFP®, RFC®, an Assistant Professor and Program Chair of the Master of Financial Planning & Analytics (MFPA) at Utah Valley University is completing his final issue for the Association and sends the following message.

“Being the editor of the Journal of Personal Finance has been a journey of personal growth. I greatly appreciate the authors who have submitted their work as well as the reviewers who have given freely of their time to review the submissions we received. I am grateful for my time as editor and I wish the Journal and the IARFC continued success with Dr. Craig Lemoine, MRFC® of the University of Illinois as he takes the reigns.” Dr. Lemoine will be assuming the position of Journal editor starting in 2021 with the Spring Edition.

“Dr. Cummings has performed his duties as editor of the Journal in an exemplary fashion for the past 3 years.” comments IARFC Trustee Chair and CEO, Dr. H. Stephen Bailey, MRFC®. “The academic research presented in the articles provide thought provoking concepts and facts for our members and I appreciate his efforts to bring to the table a quality, academic publication. We say thank you and wish him well as he moves forward with his academic career.”

For members of the IARFC, the JPF is a benefit and a source of continuing education credits. Members can take the IARFC Journal of Personal Finance Online CE quizzes. Two units of IARFC CE will be awarded to members who achieves a score of 70% or higher per quiz.

To order a hard copy or electronic version of the Journal of Personal Finance, to find out more information or to review article submission guidelines, go to the Journal Homepage on the IARFC Website or contact the editor. Register to take the CE quiz at the IARFC Store.


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