Journal of Financial Planning

The Journal of Financial Planning welcomes article submissions from financial planning professionals as well as academic researchers, thought leaders and subject matter experts who support the financial planning profession. We accept academically rigorous research papers that go through our double-blind peer review process, as well as practice management articles, guest columns, thought leadership pieces, or commentaries that go through our editorial review process. 

If you have any questions, please contact Danielle Andrus, editor. 

Peer-Reviewed Research

To submit an unpublished manuscript, email Bridger Cummings with a Word document of your paper and a completed Author Checklist. When submitting a paper for peer review, please indicate if any portion of the manuscript has been published or posted online elsewhere, and if it has, please provide the citation and/or web address. 

If you have any questions, please contact Bridger Cummings, assistant editor. 

Next Generation Planner

Next Generation Planner is a special section within the Journal that focuses on new planners and career changers to enhance their skills and build the careers they want. The section complements the Journal’s larger mission to be a trusted partner for financial planners by helping new planners take their first steps on their path to success.

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