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Lu Fan

Lu Fan PhD, CFP® Quoted in WalletHub

March 9, 2021

Dr. Lu Fan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Personal Financial Planning, was featured in WalletHub's recent piece about 2021's Cities with the Highest & Lowest Credit Scores. What are some commonly held misperceptions about how credit scores are calculated? One common misperception about credit score calculation is that the belief that holding debit or…

Abed Rabbani

Abed G. Rabbani PhD, CFP® Quoted in WalletHub

Feb. 4, 2021

What is the most common mistake that retirees make when choosing where to settle? Many retirees are relocating without due diligence. Many people relocate on a whim. Many people made a move to a place that they thought was a dream destination only to find it otherwise. The pace of life may be too fast…

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Free Tax Preparation Help Available at Mizzou

Feb. 3, 2021

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites for 2021 tax season are open. Story by Austin Fitzgerald, Show Me Mizzou Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites offering Missourians assistance with tax return preparation through the University of Missouri are now open in downtown Columbia and at MU Extension sites throughout the state through April 14. Due to social…

Tahira and Labh Hira

Investing in Mizzou’s Future Financial Planning Professionals

Aug. 13, 2020

The College of Human Environmental Sciences is honored to announce that Drs. Tahira and Labh Hira, both MU alumni, made a substantial estate commitment to benefit the Department of Personal Financial Planning. Their generous gift will establish the Tahira and Labh Hira Endowment to support faculty and student success in the field of financial planning.…

Andrew Zumwalt

Personal Financial Planning’s Andrew Zumwalt Speaks to KOMU About Our Current Economy

May 8, 2020

KOMU 8's Emily Spain talked with PFP Assistant Extension Professor, Andrew Zumwalt on Thursday about how the economy is doing now that states are beginning to reopen. Zumwalt works as an MU assistant extension professor in the department of personal finance. He talks about the current state of our economy and addresses how some of…