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The O. Alfred Granum Center for Financial Security

Strength Through Knowledge and Insight

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The American College O. Alfred Granum Center for Financial Security is driving financial services and its clients forward with cutting-edge research and thought leadership.

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Strategic Longevity Planning

Planning for a Longer (and More Expensive) Retirement

According to an analysis of The College’s 2023 Retirement Income Literacy Study data, Center director Michael Finke, PhD, CFP® says Americans need ensure they’re financially secure for longer retirements.

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What Clients Want

Exploring Clients’ Advisory Needs and Expectations

Our national survey asked key questions, including why consumers seek out advisors, what qualities they look for, and what value they expect. It offers a window into clients’ needs and preferences and how they’re evolving.

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Industry-Leading Insight

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Wealth Managed

Michael Finke, PhD, CFP® and Adjunct Professor of Wealth Management David Blanchett explore goal-based planning.

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WMCP® Program

The Wealth Management Certified Professional® (WMCP®) Program helps advisors deliver goal-based wealth planning.

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Practical Insights

We believe that sound, stress-tested ideas can drive practical, evidence-based strategies that deliver real results.

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Latest Webcasts

Our webcasts showcase high-impact interviews with some of the financial services industry's top minds.

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Meet Our Donors

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Our Partners in Philanthropy

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