October 27, 2008
Written by: Jessica Behnham
By and large, few would disagree that there is a disconnect between academia and real-world financial planning.
"We as academics don't communicate often enough with practitioners, and we need better communication in order to find future opportunities for our students," said L. Ann Coulson, principal of an eponymous fee-only financial planning firm in Emporia, Kan., and a professor at Kansas State University in Manhattan. "I think there needs to be better communications between professors, advisers and between students."