As a business student you may ask: why should I choose finance for my major or minor? There many reasons for you to look into the finance program for your major or minor. First, finance is very important. Quite simply, without proper financial management no business can provide better products to its customers at lower prices, pay higher salaries to its employees, and still provide greater returns to its stockholders who provide the funds needed to form and operate the business. Second, finance is a large field, which offers many career opportunities with good salaries and potential for professional growth. In addition to corporate finance, there are growing opportunities in personal financial planning and wealth management.
There are three interrelated areas in finance where you can find such rewards. They are:
Students interested in financial careers receive an excellent professional financial education through the College of Business’ Finance Program. In the Finance Program, students select a concentration in either Business Financial Analysis and Investments or Personal Financial Planning. You will find highly qualified faculty members, well defined jobs in the field, and other resources, which properly used will lead to excellent career prospects. Come to see us, if you have not done so. Our faculty members are looking forward to having the opportunity to see you and explain any question you may have.
April 24, 2014
Jennifer Groth was recently awarded a FPA Scholarship. Groth is one of the inaugural students in the financial planning program that Indiana State began to offer in spring 2014.
The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a career in Financial Planning at a College or University in Indiana. The scholarship will be awarded for the 2013-2014 school year. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must be enrolled as a full time, undergraduate student at a College or University in Indiana, hold a minimum 3.0 GPA or better (based upon a 4.0 scale), and demonstrate leadership in academic and extracurricular activities.
L to R: FPA-Greater Indiana President, John Wheeler, CPA/PFS, CFP® Castle Wealth Advisors, LLC., Jennifer Groth, FPA- Greater Indiana Past President, Adan H. Diaz, CFP®, Grunawalt Baer Diaz Financial, and Sharon L Robinson, CFP®