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I may be interested in pursuing Finance but I am not sure what kind of careers this would apply to. Can you give me some advice on this?

I do not know that much about Finance career fiels and I just need more information. #finance

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Hi Luke. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), has some really great information on how to get started. This site lists jobs, job requirements, as well as average pay. Below is a link to Financial Occupations to get you started in planning. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm Good Luck!
Last updated Aug 01 '17 at 17:43

Here is a good online article I found comparing finance and accounting degrees. It may give you some more insight and there are links to other related topics. http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/business/blog/accounting-vs-finance-which-degree-is-right-for-you/

I remember when I was considering my college major I had similar question. I ended up going with business administration but later when looking for a job in a very competitive market I had some regret for having not gone with finance or accounting. This is primarily based on the fact that many jobs positions I found interesting required either finance or accounting degrees and would not consider a general business administration major. Conversely, any position that accepted a business administration major also considered finance and accounting majors.

Great question. Please let me know if I can offer any additional information for you.

Good luck!

Last updated May 14 '16 at 10:02

There are lots of avenues such as accounting, financial planning, forecasting, mergers & acquisitions, strategy, investment planning.

Last updated Oct 18 '16 at 09:47

Generally, a finance degree would lead to a job related to financial investments in some way. This could mean working at a bank, an investment bank, an asset manager (helping individuals and institutions invest their money), or working in the finance department of a company handling the internal finances.

If you have an interest in financial markets and numbers I think a Finance degree would be beneficial.

Last updated May 16 '16 at 15:32
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