Journal of Financial Service Professionals

The Journal of Financial Service Professionals is one of the oldest and most prestigious journals in the financial planning field. From its roots in insurance, pensions, and estate planning, the Journal has evolved into a vehicle for groundbreaking applied research on topics of concern to the holistic financial planner. It is a blind peer-reviewed journal with a competitive nature for publishing insightful articles of the highest level that enhance the ability of financial planners to serve their client base.

The Journal of Financial Service Professionals publishes insightful peer-reviewed articles and regular columns by industry experts in all areas of financial planning, including retirement planning, estate planning, insurance, investments, tax, health care, ethics, and technology.



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