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  • July 12, 2013

    Sonya Britt

    Money woes, relationship lows: Britt's research finds disagreements about money allocation top predictor of divorce

    Even the healthiest relationships include arguments, but the topic of the argument could predict risk of divorce, according to Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services and program director of the Institute of Personal Financial Planning in the College of Human Ecology. "Arguments about money is by far the top predictor of […]

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  • June 24, 2013

    The Human Ecology Research and Innovation Center

    Regents approve Human Ecology Research, Innovation Building purchase

    An empty building is getting a new lease on life as a research hub for Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the college's request to purchase the KSU Foundation building formerly used by NanoScale Corp. The building, at 1310 Research Park Drive, will be purchased for $2.74 […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Robb tapped for major award from consumer interests council

    Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning, received the Mid-Career Award from the American Council on Consumer Interests at the research organization’s annual conference last week  in Portland, Ore. He also was elected to the position of president-elect for the organization. The Mid-Career Award recognizes excellence in research, education and/or policy. It also reflects […]

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  • April 16, 2013

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    Poole, Archuleta, Anderson receive college awards

    Dean Virginia Moxley announced the Human Ecology faculty awards at an all-college meeting Monday in Justin Hall. The awardees are: David C. Poole, Faculty Research Excellence Award Professor Poole is recognized internationally for his contributions to the fields of pulmonary gas exchange and systemic oxygen transport especially as regards vascular and microcirculatory control. Current research […]

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  • October 4, 2012

    K-State team wins national financial planning championship

    Students from the College of Human Ecology came home the champions from the National Collegiate Financial Planning competition this week in San Antonio, Tx. Team members, all seniors in personal financial planning, are Matt Gould, Wende Witthuhn and Kristen Moore. The team won $10,000 for the personal financial planning program at K-State. Ann Coulson, assistant […]

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  • July 26, 2012

    Aug. 7 event to honor personal financial planning program, students, alumni

    Kevin R. Keller, chief executive officer of the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Board of Standards Inc. in Washington, D.C., will keynote A Wildcat Night: Celebrating K-State Personal Financial Planning Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the K-State Alumni Center. Awards will be announced for Young Achiever, Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Award, Friend of Personal Financial Planning […]

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  • June 28, 2012

    PFP PhD students study, present research in South Korea

    The first cohort of Personal Financial Planning Ph.D. students at Kansas State University spent a week in Seoul, South Korea, this spring, presenting their research and collaborating with graduate students at Ewha Woman’s University. The trip was part of their Ph.D. program that requires one summer session abroad to examine global markets and how financial […]

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  • January 18, 2012

    FSHS faculty, graduate students contribute to latest issue of the Journal of Financial Therapy

    The newest issue of the Journal of Financial Therapy, published by Family Studies and Human Services faculty members, is now available at http://www.jftonline.org. The journal primarily publishes clinical research that examines the empirical link between personal financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors and personal and family well-being. It is published by the New Prairie Press, which […]

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  • November 29, 2011

    Avoid holiday money blues: spend the green, avoid being in the red

    Nearly 14 million Americans are still paying for gifts purchased during the last holiday season. While the holiday season presents countless opportunities to overspend and create excess stress, remaining budget conscientious and stress-free over the holidays can be easy, according to Jodi Kaus, director of Powercat Financial Counseling. It all begins with a plan. "Have […]

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  • November 4, 2011

    Personal financial planning named one of top in nation

    K-State’s personal financial planning program is among the top 10 recognized in “Financial planning education 101: 10 Standout Schools” in the Nov. 1 issue of Financial Planning e-newsletter. “Every recognized profession has its top schools,” wrote Danielle Reed, executive editor. “Today there more 333 CFP board-registered programs, from certified programs (183) to undergraduate (103), master’s […]

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