Personal Financial Planning Department (MU)
Formerly known as the Department of Consumer and Family Economics, Personal Financial Planning (PFP) at the University of Missouri is regarded as a premier department of its kind in the nation, offering nine CFP® Board registered degree programs and certificates. PFP utilizes quality instruction, direct interaction with financial service professionals and hands-on experience in financial planning and counseling to prepare graduates to enter the financial services industry. Our emphasis is on developing new professionals who will have the quantitative, communication, and relationship skills necessary to effectively serve clients in the financial planning market.
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The electronic theses and dissertations of the Personal Financial Planning Department.
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)The main purpose of this study is to compare the household saving motives between Chinese and Americans. The two datasets used in this study are from the 2008 Survey of Chinese Consumer Finance and Investor Education and ...
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)This thesis aims to examine both the type and amount of life insurance purchased by households. To this end, comprehensive models of households' demand for life insurance were developed, which included demographic variables, ...
Wealth accumulation differences between wage-earning and entrepreneurial families: the role of active saving behavior (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)This study examines the causal relationship between entrepreneurship and wealth accumulation. Saving behavior is a potential source of family wealth differentials. It is proposed that entrepreneurial families exhibit more ...
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)By combining the data from the 1992, 1995, 1998, 2001 and 2004 Survey of Consumer Finances, this study investigated racial differences in households' financial asset allocation over the years. This study categorized the ...
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)Analysis of survey data from 6,520 students at a large Midwestern University affirmed that financial knowledge is a significant factor in the credit card decisions of college students, though the relationship between the ...