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Journal of Wealth Management & Financial Planning is a peer-reviewed research and practitioner journal, which will be published once a year by Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC). JWMFP – the official publication of MFPC is aim at establishing an academic and practice guide for the fast growing Financial Services Industry.

Research concerning wealth management and financial planning subject matter, financial planning and counselling technique and tools will be written by academicians and practitioners in a number of fields. All articles will be blind-reviewed and publication decisions are the responsibility of the chief editor and editorial board members.

JWMFP features original research and conceptual of effective approaches to education and practice concerning all aspects of financial planning and management. Readers expect to find detailed recommendations for education and practice in journal articles. JWMFP will also published book reviews, news and views.


JWMFP is a unique publication that captures the pulse of the emerging and promising Financial Planning Profession in Malaysia.

It provides a vibrant forum for discussion of issues of concern to various interest groups, a platform for cross-pollination of ideas and perspectives. The Journal also endeavours to bring together the aspiring and practicing Financial Planners on a common Platform.

The Journal will be of great interest to professionals/industry participants/, academicians and students giving them exposure and career pathways in the Financial Planning profession.

The Journal provides research based benchmarks and studies for public, corporate and academic reference. The Journal covers the entire spectrum of Financial Services Industry i.e. Insurance, Unit Trusts, Stock Markets, Wealth Management, Banking, Macro Economy, Infrastructure and IT, Practice Management etc.

Editorial Criteria

JWMFP will be published empirical and theoretical research topics related to personal and household financial decision making. JFP encourages submission of both normative and empirical research on topics including:

•    Household Portfolio Choice
•    Retirement Planning And Income Distribution
•    Saving And Investment
•    Wealth Creation And Distribution
•    Individual Financial Decision Making
•    Household Risk Management
•    Life Cycle Consumption And Asset Allocation
•    Investment Research Relevant To Individual Portfolios
•    Household Credit Use And Debt Management
•    Takaful, Zakat And Islamic Banking
•    Tax And Estate Planning
•    Professional Financial Advice And Its Regulation
•    Behavioral Factors Related To Financial Decisions
•    Financial Education, Literacy And Capability
•    Other Topics That Are Of Interest To Scholars And Practitioners In The Field Of Personal And Family Finance

Key Journal Audiences

•    Academics
•    Practicing Financial Planners
•    Financial-Service Providers
•    Insurance Advisors
•    Other Securities Industry Professionals
•    Financial Planning Consultants
•    Regulators
•    Educators

Review Process

Manuscripts are subject to double-blind peer review at the discretion of the Editor. Paper submitted to JFP must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere until an editorial decision is rendered on the submission. Successful authors will be required to submit final versions of their papers in MS word, and to assign copyright to the journal’s publisher.

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