Dr. Inga Timmerman joined the faculty at CSUN in 2015 and is the Dr. Mary Jean Scheuer Professor of Finance. She has a Ph.D. in Finance from Florida Atlantic University and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). Her research is mostly concentrated around two fields: corporate finance and financial planning. Dr. Timmerman's current projects explore the use and perceptions individuals have about the financial planning profession and the drivers that motivate people to save. One of her main goals at CSUN is to increase student interest in the financial planning profession.