Financial Planning Education Day Lineup Announced

08/23/2013 03:11 PM

BATON ROUGE – The Financial Planning Association of Baton Rouge and the Department of Finance at the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business will co-host 2013 Financial Planning Education Day on Friday, Sept. 13, in The Rotunda of the Business Education Complex. Financial planning professionals can earn five hours of continuing education credit at this year’s event, which will be from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $49 in advance and $69 the day of the event. Lunch is included.

Tina Thomas, internationally renowned author and speaker specializing in the field of self-development, is serving as the keynote speaker for the event. Thomas is the author of two books, creator of numerous audio programs and has been featured as a personality expert on ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC.

Other speakers scheduled to appear include:

  • Jeff Tanguis, Hancock Horizon Funds;
  • Ben Keating, Wellington Management;
  • John Gin, Financial Advisor and Contributing Writer for the Times-Picayune;
  • Randy Waesche, Resource Management LLC; and
  • Tim Galbraith, Transamerica                


To RSVP, email

The mission of the Financial Planning Association of Baton Rouge is to advance the knowledge, skills, and integrity of its members; while educating investors about the value of working with a CFP© CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and using the financial planning process as a way to achieve their financial goals.

The Department of Finance is a Chartered Financial Analyst, or CFA, Program Partner and a Certified Financial Planner, CFP, Board-Registered Program that offers high quality curricula to undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in corporate finance, asset management, real estate, insurance, banking, financial planning and business law. The department boasts internationally renowned research faculty in several areas, including derivatives, asset management, banking and spatial econometrics. The department’s Securities Markets Analysis Research & Trading Lab boasts the Bloomberg Professional service, the platform used by more than 300,000 leading business and financial professionals worldwide to make informed business decisions, and an extensive library of financial data bases including the Wharton WRDS System. Additionally, the department encourages, supports and conducts research in real estate by housing the nationally renowned Real Estate Research Institute.

For more information, visit or call 225-578-6291.

Wendy  Marx 
E. J. Ourso College of Business

Posted on Friday, August 23, 2013