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FinServ Foundation Info Session (11/09/2021)

The FinServ Foundation and California Lutheran University are partnering to offer students the opportunity to apply to the FinServ Program. The Carson Group partnered with BlackRock to develop a program for undergraduates interested in joining the financial planning services industry. Participants will gain both a broad and deep understanding of the financial services profession, as […]

California Lutheran University Financial Planning Featuring Student Andrew Martz

September 2, 2021 When Andrew Martz was an undergraduate at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, he was also an athlete swimmer. Any time he wasn’t swimming or training, he was studying for his degree in Business and Technology. Swimming is an individual sport, Martz explained, but it is scored as a team. Martz […]

California Lutheran University Financial Planning Featuring Student Bryan Molinar

Financial Planning student Bryan Molinar is dedicated to learning, teaching, and expanding his knowledge. When he isn’t working as a Financial Advisor at Rosenbach Private Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, he is either studying at California Lutheran University or helping others be more financially literate. After finding his passion for finance and falling […]

California Lutheran University Financial Planning Featuring Student Don Padilla

Don Padilla started his career in insurance and financial services, pivoting to the world of sports and entertainment management. Padilla is CEO of MVP Sports & Entertainment Management in Los Angeles. Ten years ago, he started his MBA at California Lutheran University and passed his CFP®in 2014.   Returning to His MBA Fast forward to the […]

California Lutheran University Financial Planning Featuring Student Anne Wittig

July 19, 2021 When Anne Wittig was in second grade, her father taught her sister and herself how to budget. This is a skill that Wittig used as an undergraduate at college and the jobs that followed. “I learned how much of a privilege it was. I saw friends and co-workers struggling to try to […]

Financial Planning Program Ranked #7 out of 10

This week it was announced that the California Lutheran University Financial Planning Program has been ranked number 7 in the top 10 for best online CFP programs! Competing against ten other programs, the California Lutheran University program is one of the oldest programs along with the College of Financial Planning who ranked number 1. California […]

California Lutheran University Financial Planning Scholarship 2021 Awardee Laura Lee

July 6, 2021 In June 2021 the California Lutheran University Financial Planning scholarship was awarded to Laura Lee. This scholarship was jointly established with the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning. Scholarships aim to help increase the number of CFP® professionals from populations currently underrepresented in the financial planning profession regarding gender, race, and ethnicity. […]

California Lutheran University Financial Planning Featuring Student Tamika Moye 

June 14, 2021 Tamika Moye has spent her whole life moving around the world living in different countries and cultures. This is one reason she chose California Lutheran University to earn her MBA in Financial Planning as it allows her to participate from Germany and still fulfill her passion for traveling COVID-19 permitting. Growing up […]

California Lutheran University Financial Planning Featuring Student Parker Jackson

February 25, 2021 From air control to money control Parker Jackson is moving into a new career as a Certified Financial Planner. Graduating with his undergraduate degree from the United States Air Force Academy, Jackson has been an Officer in the Air Force for six years. His position is responsible for field operating satellites and […]

California Lutheran University Financial Planning Featuring Student Kris Etter 

November 12, 2020 When Kris Etter was young his dream job was to be a major league baseball player. However, after an injury, he could no longer pursue it and needed to switch careers. While he may no longer be hitting home runs on the field, now as a financial planner he spends his time […]

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