Agenda

Please see below for the agenda for the 2017 Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines.

Also included is the agenda for the CFP Board Registered Program Conference that took place immediately following the Colloquium.

Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines
February 7-9, 2017

Sponsored By

Merrill Lynch

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7
12:00 p.m. Registration Opens
12:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Exhibits Open
1:00 p.m.  

Opening General Session

Opening Remarks
Blaine Aikin, CFP®, Chair, CFP Board

Kevin Keller, CEO, CFP Board

Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis, Executive Director, Center for Financial Planning

 

Vision for our Academic Home
Dr. Charles Chaffin, Director of Academic Home, Center for Financial Planning

2:15 p.m. 

Keynote Session
How Clients’ Changing Lives and Moods Affect Risk Tolerance


Dr. Chris Geczy
Wharton School

CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Best Paper Award in Investments

CFP Board Center for Financial Planning

3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions – Paper Presentations

The Consumption Consequences of Couples Pooling Financial Resources
Dr. Joe Gladstone
Yale University

Dr. Emily N Garbinsky
University of Notre Dame

Financial Goal Setting, Financial Anxiety, and Solution-Focused Financial Therapy (SFFT):
A Quasi-Experimental Outcome Study

Dr. Kristy Archuleta
Kansas State University

The Relationship Between Risk Tolerance and Saving
Dr. Sherman Hanna
Ohio State University

Mr. Gui Jeong Kim
Ohio State University

Who Exhibits Time Varying Risk Aversion?
Dr. David Blanchett, CFP®
Morningstar Investment Management

Dr. Michael Finke, CFP®
Texas Tech University

Dr. Michael Guillemette, CFP®
University of Missouri

Achieving American Retirement Prosperity by Changing Americans’ Thinking About Retirement
Mr. Peter H. Huang
University of Colorado Law School

Social Interaction Effects and Individual Portfolio Choice: Evidence from 401(k) Pension Plan Investors
Dr. Ning Tang
San Diego State University

Dr. Timothy (Jun) Lu
Peking University (HSBC Business School)

4:45 p.m. Break
5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions – Paper Presentations

Subjective Well-Being, Cognitive Ability and the Measurement of Risk Preferences
Ms. Meghaan Lurtz
Kansas State University

Dr. Stuart Heckman CFP®
Kansas State University

Financial Psychology Intervention for Increasing Employee Engagement in a Retirement Plan Meeting: Results of Three Clinical Trials
Dr. Bradley T. Klontz, CFP®
Creighton University

Dr. Edward Horwitz CFP®
Creighton University

Genetic and Environmental Influences on Household Finance
Dr. Yilan Xu
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Daniel Briley
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jeffrey R. Brown
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brent W. Roberts
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Marriage and the Financial Knowledge Gender Gap
Dr. Laura Mattia, CFP®
University of South Florida

Dr. Sandra Huston
Texas Tech University

Dr. Michael Finke CFP®
The American College

The Financial Impact and Duration of Disability Across the Lifespan
Mr. Benjamin Strother
Kansas State University

Dr. Stuart Heckman CFP®
Kansas State University

A Cross-Country Evaluation of Financial Security and Population Aging: A Financial Planning Perspective
Dr. Angela Lyons
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. John Grable, CFP®
University of Georgia

Dr. So-Hyun Joo
Ewha Womans University

6:15 p.m.
Evening Reception and Poster Session I

Alternative Minimum Tax: Planning Issues and Strategies for Married Couples With Similar Incomes
Dr. Douglas Chene
Salem State University

Dr. Miranda Lam
Salem State University

The Grass is Always Greener: Perceptions of Students and Alumni Regarding Costs, Delivery and Instruction of Financial Planning Education
Dr. Craig Lemoine, CFP®
The American College

Mr. Jim Petersen, CFP®
The American College

Dr. Benjamin Cummings, CFP®
The American College

Charitable Activity and Personal Well-Being
Dr. Ann Woodyard, CFP®
University of Georgia

Dr. John E. Grable, CFP®
University of Georgia

Measurement of Affect in Financial Risk Tolerance and Association with Portfolio Risk
Dr. Abed Rabbani
University of Missouri

Dr. John E. Grable, CFP®
University of Georgia

Estate Planning and the Possibility of an Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis
Dr. Shinae Choi
University of Alabama

Clarifying the Meaning of Non-Integer “N” Values in Annuity Calculations
Dr. John S. Walker
Kutztown University

Dr. Jonathan K. Kramer, CFP®
Kutztown University

Sustainable Spending Rates for Family Offices, Endowments, and Early Retirees
Dr. Wade Pfau
The American College

Rock ‘n Roll to Rocking Chairs: Cognitively Impaired Baby Boomers’ Impact and Liability for the Financial Industry
Mr. Robert Tiller, CFP®
University of South Florida

Propensity to Plan, Financial Capability, and Financial Satisfaction
Dr. Jing Jian Xiao
University of Rhode Island

Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP®
Rutgers University

A Qualitative Exploration of Female Perceptions of Pre–Service Experiences that Promote Pursuit of a Career in Financial Planning
Dr. Kristy Archuleta
Kansas State University

Dr. Cliff Robb
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Dr. Charles Chaffin
CFP Board

The Predisposition of Women to Use the Services of a Financial Planner for Saving and Investing
Dr. David Evans
Purdue University

Dr. Fox
Iowa State University

Market Volatility and Financial Satisfaction: The Role of Financial Self-Efficacy Beliefs
Dr. Patrick Payne
Western Carolina University

Dr. Sarah Asebedo, CFP®
Texas Tech University

The Dynamics of Household Financial Assets Changes During and After the Great Recession: The Role of Financial Planners
Dr. Swarn Chatterjee
University of Georgia

Dr. Joseph Goetz
University of Georgia

Ms. Lini Zhang
University of Georgia

Lance Palmer, CFP®
University of Georgia

Mr. Aman Sunder
University of Georgia

Financial Self-Efficacy Beliefs and the Saving Behavior of Older Pre-Retirees

Dr. Sarah Asebedo, CFP®
Texas Tech University

Dr. Martin Seay CFP®
Kansas State University

The Effect of Financial Advice and Financial Knowledge on Financial Management Behavior
Ms. Narang Park
University of Georgia

Dr. Wookjae Heo
South Dakota State University

Dr. John E. Grable, CFP®
University of Georgia

Assessing the Role of Spirituality in Financial Life Planning
Mr. Stephen Brody, CFP®
Creighton University

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8
7:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:00 a.m.

Keynote Session
How Psychology Can Affect Investors’ Financial Decisions


Dr. Julie Agnew
College of William and Mary

TD Ameritrade Institutional Best Paper Award in Behavioral Finance

TD Ameritrade

9:15 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions – Paper Presentations

The Value of Communication in the Client/Advisor Relationship
Dr. Yuanshan Cheng
Winthrop University

Dr. Chris Browning
Texas Tech University

Making the Leap: How Consumers Come to Trust Their Financial Advisors
Ms. Julie Anne Ragatz
The American College

Gerry Herbison
The American College

Who Seeks Financial Advice
Mr. Maher Alyousif
Texas Tech University

Time-Horizon Based Portfolios; Theory, Common Practice and Optimal Techniques in Personal Financial Planning
Dr. Thomas Warschauer, CFP®
San Diego State University

Determinants of Family Financial Management Practices
Mr. Allen Ammerman
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Dr. Maurice MacDonald
Kansas State University

Financial Help Seeking Behaviors of Young Adults
Ms. Christina Glenn, CFP®
Kansas State University

Dr. Stuart Heckman CFP®
Kansas State University

11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.

Poster Session II

Can a Brief Solution Focused Financial Therapy Goal Setting Session Change Participant Attitudes toward Financial Planning? A Quasi-Experimental Clinical Outcome Study
Dr. Kristy Archuleta
Kansas State University

Ms. Christina E. Glenn, CFP®
Kansas State University

Mr. Dennis Witherspoon
Kansas State University

Mr. Benjamin Strother
Kansas State University

Ms. Julia Mull, CFP®
Kansas State University

Financial Fitness of Korean Households: Including a Comparison with US Households
Dr. So-Hyun Joo
Ewha Womans University

Dr. Kyung-Wook Cha
Sungshin Women’s University

Dr. Minjeung Kim
Chungbuk National University

Dr. So-Yun Kim
Seoul National University

Valuating a Financial Planning Practice: The Search for a Useful, Industry-Wide Benchmark
Ms. Chia-Li Chien, CFP®
Ball State University

The Impact of Cognitive Ability and Financial Planners on Roth IRA Adoption and Ownership
Dr. Benjamin Cummings, CFP®
The American College

Dr. Michael S. Finke, CFP®
The American College

Dr. Russell N. James, CFP®
Texas Tech University

Examining the Role of Financial Therapy in Couples’ Financial Planning Help-Seeking and Relationship Dynamics
Ms. Megan Ford
University of Georgia

Ms. Alycia N. DeGraff
University of Georgia

Dr. John E. Grable, CFP®
University of Georgia

Mr. D. Bruce Ross
University of Georgia

Mr. Michael Thomas
University of Georgia

The Gross Profitability Premium in the Real World
Mr. Xianwu (Sean) Zhang
Texas Tech University

 

The Decrease in Life Insurance Ownership: Implications for Financial Planning
Dr. Kyoung Tae Kim
University of Alabama

Dr. Travis Mountain
Virginia Tech University

Dr. Sherman Hanna
The Ohio State University

Household Use of Financial Planners: Measurement Considerations for Researchers
Dr. Stuart Heckman, CFP®
Kansas State University

Dr. Martin C. Seay, CFP®
Kansas State University

Dr. Kyoung Tae Kim
University of Alabama

Dr. Jodi C. Letkiewicz
York University

Improving Financial Literacy of College Students Enrolled in a Basic Financial Management Course
Dr. Gregg Dimkoff, CFP®
Grand Valley State University

Dr. Eric Hoogstra, CFP®
Grand Valley State University

Dr. Angela Zondervan
Grand Valley State University

Why Class Warfare Hits Middle Class the Hardest
Mr. Robert Persichitte, CFP®

Failure to Avert an Inappropriate Family Fiduciary
Mr. Robert Tiller, CFP®
University of South Florida

Does Financial Education Impact the Perceived Financial Confidence of College Students?

Ms. Kimberly Watkins
University of Georgia

Ms. Michelle Kruger
University of Georgia

Ms. Amy Hubble, CFP®
University of Georgia

Dr. Matt J. Goren
University of Georgia

Dr. John E. Grable, CFP®
University of Georgia

 

Changes in Household Financial Assets During and After the Great Recession: Did Financial Planners Make a Difference?
Dr. Swarn Chatterjee
University of Georgia

Dr. Joseph Goetz
University of Georgia

Dr. Lance Palmer, CFP®
University of Georgia

Mr. Aman Sunder
University of Georgia

Ms. Lini Zhang
University of Georgia

Financial Confidence, Credit Card Use and Financial Satisfaction
Dr. Stephen Atlas
University of Rhode Island

Ms. Jialing Lu
University of Rhode Island

Dr. Nilton Porto
University of Rhode Island

Financial Wealth, Perceived Health, and Bequest Motive: Does Personality Type Matter?
Dr. Swarn Chatterjee
University of Georgia

Ms. Lu Fan
University of Georgia

Is Increase in Medical Expenses Offset by Reduction in Other Expenditures?
Ms. Yildirim Cagla
Texas Tech University

Ms. Muna Alabed
Texas Tech University

Risky Asset Holdings in Household Portfolios While Recovering from the Great Recession and the Role of Financial Planning: Evidence from a National Study
Dr. Swarn Chatterjee
University of Georgia

Dr. Lance Palmer, CFP®
University of Georgia

Mr. Aman Sunder
University of Georgia

Dr. Joseph Goetz
University of Georgia

Ms. Lini Zhang
University of Georgia

Are Separately Managed Accounts Efficient? A Comparison Study with Other Investment Alternatives
Mr. Xianwu (Sean) Zhang
Texas Tech University

Mr. Harold Evensky, CFP®
Texas Tech University

Dr. Yuanshan Cheng
Winthrop University

Dr. Tao Guo
William Paterson University

 

12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m.

Keynote Session
Frontiers of Financial Planning Research and their Expansion beyond the Core Areas of Financial Planning


Dr. John Grable, CFP®
University of Georgia

Merrill Lynch Student Best Paper Award

Merrill Lynch

2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions – Paper Presentations

Why Are Americans Hesitant to Spend their Retirement Savings? Evidence from a Survey on Retirement Risk Tolerance
Dr. Christopher M. Browning
Texas Tech University

Navigating Risky Human Capital Investments: A Guide fo Practitioners and An Agenda for Researchers
Dr. Stuart Heckman
Kansas State University

Dr. Jodi Letkiewicz
York University

Can the Social Security Trust Fund Sustain Financial Stability if Individuals Opt Out?
Dr. Chia–Li Chien
Ball State University

Circle of Incompetence: Sense of Understanding as an Improper Guide to Investment Risk
Mr. Andrew Long
University of Colorado, Boulder

Dr. Philip M. Fernbach
University of Colorado, Boulder

Dr. Bart de Langhe
University of Colorado, Boulder

Tax Efficient Investing in Any Interest Rate Environment
Mr. Curtis Davis, CFP®
Mackenzie Investments

Task Efficacy and Narcissism
Dr. Lance Palmer, CFP®
University of Georgia

Dr. Robert K. Christensen
Brigham Young University

Dr. Aman Sunder
University of Georgia

 

Heuristic Perceptions of the Income Tax: Evidence and Implications for Debiasing
Dr. Alex Rees-Jones
Wharton School of Business

Dr. Dimitry Taubinsky
Dartmouth College

Incorporating a QLAC into a Retirement Income Strategy
Dr. Michael Finke, CFP®
The American College

Dr. Tao Guo
William Paterson University

Mr. Jacob Williams
Texas Tech University

Baryonic Beta Dynamics: Splitting the Atom of Systematic Risk
Mr. James Chen
Michigan State University College of Law

4:15 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m.

Keynote Session
Using Field Experiments to Evaluate the Impact of Financial Planning Interventions


Dr. J. Michael Collins
University of Wisconsin-Madison

BMO Wealth Management Best Paper Award in Consumer Finance

BMO Wealth Management

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9
7:00 a.m. Breakfast
7:00 a.m. Registration Desk
8:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Exhibits Open
8:00 a.m.

Keynote Session
Considering the Future Self


Dr. Hal Hershfield
UCLA

 

Northwestern Mutual Best Paper Award in Insurance/Risk Management with Implications for Financial Planning Practice

Northwestern Mutual

9:15 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions and Paper Presentations

Required Retirement Savings Rates Today
Dr. David Blanchett, CFP®
The American College

Dr. Michael Finke, CFP®
The American College

Dr. Wade Pfau
The American College

Tax Uncertainty and Retirement Savings Diversification
Dr. David Brown
University of Arizona

Dr. Scott Cederburg
University of Arizona

Dr. Michael S. O’Doherty
University of Missouri

Bequest Intentions and the Theory of Planned Behavior
Ms. Mitzi Lauderdale, CFP®
Texas Tech University

Dr. Stuart Heckman CFP®
Kansas State University

The Influence of Severe Memory Problems on Wealth Management of Older Households
Dr. Cheuk Hee Cheung, PhD, CFP®
Ohio State University

Dr. Tansel Yilmazer, CFP®
Ohio State University

ETFs’ Premiums at the Open: Are Arbitrageurs Asleep?
Dr. Ning Tang
San Diego State University

Dr. Marie-Eve Lachance
San Diego State University

Change in Risky Asset Allocation During the Great Recession: Did Financial Planner Advised Portfolios Perform Better?
Dr. Joseph Goetz
University of Georgia

Dr. Lance Palmer
University of Georgia

Ms. Lini Zhang
University of Georgia

Mr. Aman Sunder
University of Georgia

Dr. Swarn Chatterjee
University of Georgia

Retirement Income Showdown: Risk Pooling vs. Risk Premium
Dr. Wade D. Pfau
The American College

Dominated Financial Choices by Low-Income Consumers within the Individual Health Insurance Market
Dr. John Hsu
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Vicki Fung
Harvard Medical School

Tools for Saving: Using Prepaid Cards to Set Aside Funds
Ms. Melissa Knoll
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Ms. Cheryl Cooper
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Mr. David Zimmerman
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Julian Jamison
World Bank

Financial Myopia Predicts Increased Mortality Risk
Dr. Joe Gladstone
University of Cambridge

Mr. C.S. Hundtofte
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Behaviorally-Enlightened Fiduciary: Addressing Moral Dilemmas through a Decision-Theoretic Model of Moral Value Judgement
Mr. Derek Tharp, CFP®
Kansas State University

Predicting the Demand for Cash Value Life Insurance Using a Nonlinear Systemic Framework
Dr. John Grable, CFP®
University of Georgia

Dr. Wookjae Heo
South Dakota State University

2017 CFP Board Registered Program Conference
February 9-10, 2017

Sponsored By

Merrill Lynch

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9
11:15 a.m. Registration Opens
1:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
1:00 p.m. CFP Board Center for Financial Planning Firms and Academia Day
3:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
Sponsored by Ken Zahn
4:00 p.m.

Opening General Session

 

Dr. Charles Chaffin
CFP Board

5:00 p.m.

Executive Roundtable

Ted Gaskamp, CFP®, CWS®, Charles Schwab & Company
Matthew Gibson, Fidelity
Kate Healy, TD Ameritrade Institutional
Frank Kolimago, Vanguard
Tracy B. Mazzoni, Merrill Lynch
Paul Shane, MBA, Northwestern Mutual
Jennifer J. Westpfahl, Morgan Stanley
Moderator: Kevin Keller, CFP Board

6:15 p.m. Evening Reception
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
7:00 a.m. Breakfast
7:00 a.m. Registration Desk
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:00 a.m.

General Session
Workforce Development: The Pathway from Awareness to Employment

Moderators:
Joseph Maugeri, CFP®
CFP Board

Dr. Charles Chaffin
CFP Board

 

Panelists:
Matthew Gibson, Fidelity Investments
Jack Logan, Merrill Lynch
Todd McClain, CFP®, Plante Moran Financial Advisors

9:15 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m. General Session
Financial Planning Challenge Winners Presentations

Kansas State University
University of Akron
William Paterson University
Ameriprise
Financial Planning Association
CFP Board

10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
Sponsored by Edward Jones
11:00 a.m. General Session
CFP Board Leadership Update
11:45 a.m. Lunch and Visit Exhibitors
1:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

CFP® Certification Examination Updates: Exam Development Process and Results
Dr. Isabelle Gonthier
CFP Board

Creating an Integrated Cross-Disciplinary Course – Evidence and Lessons Learned from Building and Teaching Two Graduate-Level, Inter-Disciplinary Seminar Courses
Mr. Harry Starn, Jr., CFP®

2:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

CFP Board Marketing Update
Gail Reisman
CFP Board

Learn How NAPFA Can Work for You: Fee-Only Planning Resources
Nicole Palluzzi
NAPFA

Dr. Nathan Harness
Texas A&M University

Certificate Program Student Orientation: What Should We Tell Them and What Do They Want to Hear?
Mike McCarthy
DePaul University

Carolynn Tomin
Boston University

Mr. Rich Burnes
UCLA

Ms. Jan Dupont
Kaplan

3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

Financial Planning Association:
Bringing the Financial Planning Profession to Life for Students

George Bradley
FPA

Dr. Dave Yeske, CFP®

Game-Based Learning – Bringing Fun to Personal Finance!
Jeanna Nation, CFP®
Iowa State University

 

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