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Posted April 09, 2015 by

3 Key Steps to Having a Great Career as a Financial Advisor

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Financial advisor talking to senior couple at home. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Financial advisors are becoming more and more important in these turbulent economic times that we are living in. Many people nowadays have realized that job security is not as guaranteed as it used to be a few decades ago. This has led people to look for financial knowledge and advice that can help them stay ahead of the curve.

A financial advisor is a professional who can give financial advice relating to investment vehicles such as unit trusts, mutual funds, stocks, bonds, variable annuities, life insurance as well as many other financial instruments.

To become a financial advisor, you need to be able to love the work because you will spend a lot of long hours on the job. If you work hard and are committed to being good at your job, a career as a financial advisor can be very fruitful for yourself and others. (more…)

Posted September 19, 2014 by

10 Best Jobs for the Future

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Female civil engineer wearing helmet and checking the drawings in front of industry harbor background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Are you wondering what positions are going to be in demand moving forward.  As you are considering what kind of employment you want, check out 10 of the best jobs in the future according to Kiplinger in the following post.

· Brickmason—with the housing market expanding, a growing number of brickmasons will find plenty of opportunities. Kiplinger expects construction to begin on 1.07 million new homes in 2014, up 15% from 2013 and the ten-year growth projection for the occupation is 35.5%. The work can be physically demanding, but overall, it comes with one of the lowest stress levels of all the jobs on the list. (more…)

Posted January 13, 2014 by

Life After Landing Your Dream Job

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Smiling young professional businessman. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whether it was years of hard work and study that brought you to this point or just a matter of being in the right place at the right time, your dream job has become a reality. Along with the opportunity to use newly learned skills comes a bigger paycheck, more responsibility and greater job security. It’s the culmination of your life’s work and now you have it. But what comes next? (more…)