August 2016


 Message from the President

Greetings FTA Members,

Thank you to everyone who continues to invest time and resources in the Financial Therapy Association. As we continue to grow as a profession, your involvement is critical to our future success! Please read on for more information about volunteer opportunities and important FTA announcements.

Very Appreciatively,
Megan Ford, MS, LMFT
President, Financial Therapy Association


Volunteer Opportunities: Are you interested in getting more involved with the FTA? Here's how!

Grant Writing - Do you have grant writing skills? If so, the FTA Board is seeking volunteers to assist in our new grant writing initiatives. If you are interested, please email Ally DeGraff at

Membership - Know others who are interested in developing our field? Would you like to help directly affect the growth of our Association? If so, the FTA Board is seeking volunteers for our Membership committee. Please contact Ed Kizer, the Membership committee Chair, at

Social Media/Marketing - Are you a marketing whiz? Would you like to be involved in helping promote the many facets of financial therapy to a large audience? Our FTA Social Media & Marketing team is looking for volunteers now, so contact Tracey Ann Gordineer at if you are interested!


Call for Papers - Spread Financial Therapy Knowledge:  The Journal of Financial Therapy is looking for submissions for an upcoming special issue on Stress and Money. For more information, please visit The submission deadline is January 2, 2017.

Request for Submissions - The CFP® Board Center for Financial Planning also announced their first Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines in Arlington, Virginia on February 7-9, 2017. They are looking for submissions for the "Best Paper Award in Consumer Finance," and it is noted that academic work in financial therapy will be considered. The deadline for submission is coming up fast on August 31, 2016. More information can be found on the FTA website at:

Webinars on Financial Therapy:  Did you know that you can access previously recorded FTA webinars? If you missed a webinar you were looking forward to or need some additional CEUs, explore all of the educational content here:

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