Stuart J. Heckman is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and an Assistant Professor of Personal Financial Planning in the School of Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University. He has been active in the financial planning industry since 2005 and has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in CFP Board Registered Programs since 2011. Dr. Heckman’s research focuses on the professional practice of financial planning and on financial decisions involving uncertainty, especially among young adults and college students. He earned his B.S in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Family Resource Management from The Ohio State University.