Texas Tech University

Vickie Hampton, Ph.D., CFP®

Professor, Emeritus
Personal Financial Planning

Email: vickie.hampton@ttu.edu

Vickie Hampton


Hampton joined the Texas Tech faculty and the Center for Financial Responsibility in 1999. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Family and Consumption Economics at the University of Illinois - Urbana. Before coming to Texas Tech, Dr. Hampton taught and conducted research in personal financial planning at the University of Texas - Austin.

Leadership / Awards Texas Tech University
Currently, Hampton is Chairperson of the Department of Personal Financial Planning at TTU. Over the past fifteen years, Vickie has been active on national boards serving on the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board of Governors, the CFP Board of Examiners, the Board of Trustees for the American College, and the Academy of Financial Services Board. She chaired the 1999 CFP Board Job Analysis Committee and was on the steering committee for the AFS and CFP Board Model Financial Planning Curriculum Project. More recently Hampton served on the 2011 CFP Curriculum and Instruction Working Group.

Research Interests

Career development and related issues in the financial planning profession, determinants of success on the CFP® Certification Examination, and financial planning guidelines and benchmarks for measuring financial well being of families

Classes Taught

Personal Financial Planning for Professionals (PFP 2315 ), Introduction to Personal Finance (PFP 3301 Junior Honors Seminar), Academic Leadership in Financial Planning (PFP 6301), and Financial Planning Program Development Seminar (PFP 6395)

Recent Publications

Salter, J., Hampton, V., Winchester, D., Katz, D., Evensky, H. Entry level financial planning practice analysis: Preparing students to hit the ground running. Financial Services Review, 20 (3), 195-216, 2011.

Gilliam, J., Grable, J., and Hampton, V. The impact of decision power on financial risk tolerance and asset allocation. Journal of Business and Economic Research, 9, (5), 27-40, 2011.

Goetz, J., Zhu, D.D., Hampton, V., and Salter, J. Integration of Professional Certification Examinations with the Financial Planning Curriculum: Increasing Efficiency, Motivation, and Professional Success. American Journal of Business Education, 4(3), 35-46, 2011.

Gilliam, J., Dass, M., Durband, D., and Hampton, V. The Role of Assertiveness in Portfolio Risk and Financial Risk Tolerance. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 21(1), 53-67, 2010.