Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement for Journal of
Wealth Management and Financial Planning (JWMFP)
The editor is responsible for deciding which of the papers will insert to the Journal of Wealth
Management and Financial Planning (JWMFP) will be published. The editor will assess manuscripts
without regard to the authors' race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin,
citizenship, or political philosophy. The decision will be based on the journal’s scope or the relevance
of the topic such as the paper’s importance, originality and clarity, and the study’s validity. Current
legal requirements regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism should also be considered.
The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the paper is original and that he/she is the
author of the work, except possibly for the material such as text passage, figure and data that are
clearly identified as to the original source, with permission notices from the copyright owner where
required. The undersigned also represents that he/she has the power and authority to make this
statements. The main author after contacting other co-authors may sign and submit this form on their
behalf. In this case only the main author signature is required. All material submitted for publication
is assumed to be exclusively for Journal of Wealth Management and Financial Planning (JWMFP) and
not have been submitted for publication elsewhere.
Disclosure and conflicts of interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted paper will not be used by the editor or the members
of the editorial board for their own research purposes without the author's explicit written consent.
Contribution to editorial decisions
The peer-reviewing process assists the editor and the editorial board in making editorial decisions and
may also serve the author in improving the Journal of Wealth Management and Financial Planning
Any selected mediator who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows
that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and withdraw from the review
Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be
disclosed to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
Standards of objectivity
Reviews of the Journal of Wealth Management and Financial Planning (JWMFP) should be conducted
objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should show their views clearly
with supporting arguments.
Acknowledgement of sources
Reviewers should identify cases in which relevant published work referred to in the paper has not
been cited in the reference section. They should express whether observations or arguments derived
from other publications are accompanied by the respective source. Reviewers will notify the editor of
any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other
published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
Disclosure and conflict of interest
Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used
for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of
interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of
the authors, companies, or institutions associated with the papers.
Note to Prospective Authors:
Papers submitted should not have been submitted elsewhere or be under consideration for publication in any other journal.