Bridging the Gap: Building a Community of Financial Well-being


2018 AFCPE® Research and Training Symposium


AFCPE Pre-Symposium: Monday, November 12 - Wednesday, November 14
AFCPE Symposium: Wednesday, November 14 - Friday, November 16
Schedule Subject to Change

Sonya Britt, Ph.D., CFP® is an Associate Professor of Personal Financial Planning at Kansas State University and a Certified Financial PlannerTM. Her research in financial counseling, planning, and therapy utilizes her educational background in marriage and family therapy and financial planning. Britt's research on the predictors of money arguments and their influence on relationship satisfaction and divorce and has been referenced in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's, and Yahoo! Finance to name a few. Her developmental work in the emerging field of financial therapy is summarized in Financial Therapy: Theory, Research, and Practice with co-editors Drs. Brad Klontz and Kristy Archuleta. Relationship dynamics are influenced by physiological stress, in which Britt's research has been featured in the New York Times and Investment News, among others. Britt is co-editor of another book with Dr. Dorothy Durband, Student Financial Literacy: Campus-Based Program Development, which leads readers through the process of developing or enhancing financial literacy programs for college students. Britt's work at the financial counseling centers at Texas Tech University and Kansas State University have guided her effectiveness of financial counseling research agenda.



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