Financial Planning Challenge
2010 Second Place Finish
Cameron Werth, Jennifer Ney, Tom Johansen
Cameron Werth and Jennifer Ney
The Fort Hays State University team of Jennifer Ney and Cameron Werth placed second in the 2010 Financial Planning Challenge held in Denver in October. This national competition, presented by the Academy of Financial Services (AFS), Ameriprise Financial, Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board), and the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®), is open to those universities that have CFP Board-registered undergraduate programs. Under the direction of Dr. Tom Johansen, financial planning program director and competition coach, Fort Hays has been in the top five in the nation every year for the past nine competitions. The competition has three phases: a written financial plan, an oral presentation of the plan, and a game show competition. The teams with the top eight written financial plans in the country advanced to the finals to present their plans and participate in the game show.