Actuary Jobs By the Numbers

If you’re numbers oriented, you’ve probably wondered what kinds of careers you can qualify for in the future. Have you considered a role as an actuary? If you’ve never thought of it before, or if you’ve never even heard the term, here is a quick primer to help you decide if an actuarial job is right for you. Let’s take a closer look at the requirements, functions, and potential for actuaries.

The 4 Hottest Finance Jobs in 2016

As we begin to countdown the days, and eventually the seconds, to the New Year, it is important that financial job seeker take a closer look at their goals, practices, and tools for finding a new position in 2016. One of the things you might want to consider are the hot jobs to watch within the accounting industry. Here are the top 4 accounting and financial jobs for 2016.

Non-Profit Vs. For-Profit: Which Career Path is Right for You?

Have you ever considered working for a non-profit? There is a big difference between for-profit and non-profit careers and many people find themselves gravitating toward the idea of helping others through their work. Before you decide, it is important to understand how they differ from one another. Here are some things to think about as you create your career path for the future.

The 4 Keys to a Long and Happy Financial Career

Career burnout can happen to anyone in any industry, but for some reason financial professionals seem to face high instances of it. Traders, bankers, and planners are all industries where knowledge can take you far, but age seems to be a factor in the hiring process. How can you combat this in your career? While age discrimination suits are one way to buck the system, another is to work hard towar...

Pros and Cons of a Master’s Degree in Finance

Is an advanced degree important for your career in the financial industry? Before you decide to go on to graduate school it may be a good idea to consider some of the pros and cons. Let’s take a look at the reason you should and shouldn’t pursue higher education so you can make an informed decision about your future. Pros: Career advancement opportunities. Can an MBA or other type of ad...

Young Money: How Millennials are Changing Financial Services

Generation Y, also known as Millennials, are changing everything we know about conducting business. This group of young professionals are taking the corporate world by storm and outnumbering the Baby Boomers in the process. They are a group that has grown up in a purely digital age and are more focused on work/life balance than becoming company men and women. Not only is there a big difference in...

The Graduate’s Guide to a Successful Finance Career

Are you currently evaluating your options for a major concentration at college? Or have you been working on a finance degree and nearly ready for graduation? How can you get a head start on a career in finance? Before you graduate, there are a few things you should know so you can start off on the right foot and make the best choices for the long term stability of your career. Here are some ways t...