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Financial Planning Boot Camp starts Jan. 4

Thursday, December 9, 2010
Financial Planning Boot Camp starts Jan. 4

The School of Business Administration at Oakland University is introducing a new program for people who want to become certified financial planners or who simply want to learn more about financial planning for their own purposes.

The two-week Financial Planning Boot Camp serves a dual purpose:

  • offering non-financial experts an introduction to the principles of financial planning
  • serving as a introductory course to the two-year Certified Financial Planner(TM) Certificate program

Financial Planning Boot Camp offers an introduction to the principles and analytic techniques of personal financial planning. Participants will receive a consolidated and intensive introduction to:

  • income tax
  • investment
  • insurance
  • retirement and employee benefits
  • estate planning

Classes will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 4, 6, 11 and 13, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan.15. The course is required as part of the university's Financial Planning Certificate Program.

The registration deadline for the course is Wednesday, Dec. 22. To learn more, visit or call 248-370-3537.