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Institute of Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University
343 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-5505 fax

Stuart Heckman

Stuart Heckman

Associate Professor
Director of PFP Ph.D. Program

Contact Information

343O Justin Hall

Courses I Teach

  • PFP 305 Advanced Personal Financial Planning (undergraduate)
  • PFP 460 Retirement Planning (undergraduate)
  • PFP 466 Insurance Planning (undergraduate)
  • PFP 808 Research Application in PFP (graduate)


  • Ph.D. in Family Resource Management, Ohio State University (2014)
  • M.S. in Family Resource Management, Ohio State University (2012)
  • B.S. in Personal Financial Planning, Kansas State University (2010)

Short Biography

Dr. Heckman's career objective is to train students to be become competent and ethical financial planning practitioners and researchers. He is passionate about the financial planning profession and is excited to be involved with graduate education due to the field's need for rigorous research and theory development. Dr. Heckman's research interests focus on the financial decision-making of college students, young adults and low-income households. He is also interested in the influence of financial planning on consumer well-being and behavior.

Vita (pdf)