Career Questions tagged Financial Services

Karen P.’s Avatar
Karen P. Aug 29, 2016 680 views

How do I apply for scholarships?

I am going into my junior year of high school and I need to start preparing for college very soon. My family isn't well off and so I will definitely have to take out student loans in order to pay off my college debt. I am not too familiar with how scholarships work. My brother is 4 years older...

#student #scholarship #college #financial-services #scholarships #tuition

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Caroline (Skyler) G. Mar 27, 2018 302 views

Is it more worth it to apply for and/or receive a large amount of small scholarships or a small amount of large scholarships?

It is very time consuming and tedious to apply for one hundred low-value scholarships, but it is difficult for me to write essays for the prompts associated with higher-value scholarships. #scholarships #college-advice #college...

#financial-services

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Kim B. Jan 16, 2018 355 views

Should I choose a school based upon preference or financial needs?

I am a senior that is going into computer science. I really love this one college but I also know my finances should be taken into consideration. I am told I will get the same degree regardless but at the same time I know this is the school I really want to go to. What should I do? #college...

#college-advice #college-selection #financial-services

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Lindsey G. Mar 14, 2016 1045 views

Should I reconsider a career in the financial industry because I'm a girl?

I notice that the majority of people working in finance that I know of are men. Is there a reason for this? Should I reconsider my career goal? #finance #financial-services #investment-management...

#investing

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Sam G. Mar 14, 2016 4190 views

What is an appropriate attire for a job interview in finance for women?

I hope that some of the women working in finance can give us an idea of what the right attire might be. Thanks so much in advance. #finance #interviews #financial-services #investment-management...

#investing

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Jesus G. Mar 15, 2016 1046 views

What is a big mistake people make when they come to interview for a job in investing?

For those of you who have interviewed people for investing jobs, what are some of the big mistakes that you’ve seen? I would like to avoid them in any interviews I get in the future! #finance #interviews #financial-services #investment-management #investing...

#interviewing

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Angelina P. Feb 08, 2017 3488 views

If you could go back in time and tell your younger-self one thing, what would it be?

What one piece of advice would you want to tell your younger self? Would it be something about jobs and careers, losses and struggles, life and love? What would it be? #business #medicine #marketing #financial-services #social-media #marketing-and-advertising #strategy...

#customer-service

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Marcus R. Mar 15, 2016 1000 views

What skillsets should someone inerested in a career in finance have?

I'm thinking about a career in finance because i'm really good at math, but i'm wondering what additional skills I should have to really be successful in that industry? #finance #financial-services #investment-management...

#investing

Angelina P.’s Avatar
Angelina P. Jul 10, 2017 1953 views

How much time do you have to make a first impression?

I know that first impressions matter, that they are extremely important. Does anyone know exactly how long you have to make a first impression? Thank you! #marketing-and-advertising #information-technology-and-services #financial-services...

#customer-service

Katelynn K.’s Avatar
Katelynn K. Mar 19, 2018 321 views

How can I get more scholarships?

I apply for scholarships, but never seem to get them, I was wondering what I could do to improve my chances. #scholarships...

#financial-services

Sean D.’s Avatar
Sean D. Mar 27, 2018 263 views

I have been searching forskilled trade scholarships since October 2017. Very few exist despite workforce need in trades. Could anyone here share info about opportunities you've found?

Despite the critical shortage of skilled tradespeople in the American workforce, very few scholarships exist for students who want to attend vocational school or attend college for training in applied technologies. I know - I've been seeking scholarships since October 2017, for my Fall 2018...

#welding #scholarships #skilled-trades #financial-services

Michael G.’s Avatar
Michael G. Sep 28, 2016 673 views

How do you build up your credit score?

I want in the future to walk into an establishment, with them knowing that payment is coming.Not only that but, giving me what is consider above average waiting time to make a first payment? #financial-services #japan #public-relations #corporate-finance #coordinator...

#change-agent

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Jeff C. Mar 16, 2016 986 views

Does every investment manager have their CPA certification?

Do you get paid better because of it? What services can you provide that you otherwise could not without a CPA? #finance #accounting #financial-services #investment-management #investing...

#cpa

Thu D.’s Avatar
Thu D. Mar 15, 2016 1318 views

How do you recommend I overcome my fear of pubilc speaking?

I'm hoping that others who have also had a fear of public speaking were able to overcome it and be successful business people. I get extremely anxious when I ahve to speak at all in class, but feel very confident when working alone or communicating digitally. I'm worried this will interfer with...

#investment-management #finance #public-speaking #investing #financial-services

Brodrick P.’s Avatar
Brodrick P. Mar 15, 2016 795 views

Can you give me some tips and/or resources that will help me start to develop good analytical skills now, in high school?

I want to prepare for a career in finance but I'm not sure how to start doing that now, while still in high school, to get ahead of the game. What did you do to become proficient in analytics? Are there books you recommend I read? Website I could use? Thanks you in advance! #finance...

#investment-management #analytics #investing #financial-services

Henry W.’s Avatar
Henry W. Mar 15, 2016 730 views

How did you decide which part of investing you would get into?

I heard that there are all different types of investing including stocks, bonds, and other things (actually I’m not exactly sure what). Could you please tell me what part of investing you do personally, and how you picked that type of investing? If you have moved from one type of investing into...

#investment-management #investing #finance #financial-services

Mariya T.’s Avatar
Mariya T. Aug 21, 2018 180 views

Will having my own student income negatively influence my eligibility of financial aid?

Recently, I've been researching the costs of attendance at various colleges and universities, mainly private institutions. Through my research, I've discovered that even though the sticker price is quite high, these universities provide their students with hefty amounts of financial aid and...

#student #job-search #financial-services #financial-aid

Nerissa C.’s Avatar
Nerissa C. Aug 27, 2018 217 views
Joshua M.’s Avatar
Joshua M. Jan 17, 2018 291 views

Do you have any resources for identifying different types of jobs after receiving a degree in finance

I will be attending a college in Michigan to obtain a degree in Finance, but I am not for certain what all type of jobs would be available in that field, other than financial services. I am curious to see what else I might be able to do with this degree. #finance #business #college...

#financial-services

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Mariya T. Aug 21, 2018 309 views

What are some methods to reduce the cost of medical school/pay off debt effectively?

Even though medical school is several years away for me, I would like to be prepared in advance. I've seen that med school is quite the hassle in terms of finances and debt, but that the result is worth it, including the income from a residency after med school. Are there any other ways to...

#psychology #medical-school #psychiatry #financial-services #graduate-school #debt #premed #school #medicine

Alexander B.’s Avatar
Alexander B. Jan 22, 2018 287 views

How will an undergraduate business degree in finance compare with a degree in economics from schools that do not offer undergraduate business majors like top ranked ivies?

As a senior in high school I've applied primarily to business schools interested in pursuing a degree in finance and/or information systems. However, at many "elite" universities like the Ivy Leagues, undergraduate business degrees are not offered. The closest equivalent seems to be economics,...

#business #degree-selection #finance #financial-services

Brittany S.’s Avatar
Brittany S. Mar 27, 2018 287 views

Can you appeal for more financial aid? If so, how?

I want to get the maximum amount of financial aid possible because I am scared I will be in loads of debt. #debt #student-debt ##debtfree #financial-aid...

#financial-services

Madeline G.’s Avatar
Madeline G. Jan 16, 2018 385 views
Katelynn K.’s Avatar
Katelynn K. Mar 19, 2018 301 views

How can I get more financial aid?

My family is middle class so we aren't able to qualify for any extra money, and we have bad credit, so we aren't able to apply for any loans. Any suggestions besides scholarships? #financial-services...

#money

Hashir A.’s Avatar
Hashir A. Nov 10, 2016 583 views

Private Loans vs. Federal Loans. What are the pros and cons?

From what I can understand there are many types of loans for undergraduate or graduate school. Can anyone explain why I should choose a federal loan over a private loan or vice versa? #college #finance #financial-services #student-loans #federal-government...

#fafsa

liz D.’s Avatar
liz D. Mar 19, 2018 258 views

How do I get more financial aid?

I am registered for websites that show me available scholarships like Cappex, but I still have a very large sum of money per year that I will need to be paying because I am paying for college on my own....

#financial-services

Danica P.’s Avatar
Danica P. Mar 17, 2016 1378 views

How applicable is a psychology degree to the world of business?

I want to study psychology in college, but I also want to make sure I can get a good job with decent pay in business. Is this possible, or should I reconsider my college major? #business #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...

#pyschology

Percy J.’s Avatar
Percy J. Mar 17, 2016 1643 views

Are there any similarities between real estate investing and stock market investing?

I want to learn both, so I was wondering if there are any similarities that overlap so that I don't have to learn two completely different investment types. #finance #financial-services #investment-management #real-estate...

#real-estate-investing

Emily G.’s Avatar
Emily G. Oct 19, 2016 658 views

Do I have to reapply or resubmit fafsa applications each year I attend college?

I'm going to need financial aid, and hopefully the process will be simple! #financial-services #fafsa...

#process

Derrin K.’s Avatar
Derrin K. Mar 15, 2016 2922 views

Is working in finance stressful?

There are a lot of movies out there about finance and almost always they show a really intense and stressful work environment. That is exciting but it is also really intimidating. How much of that portrayal is just Hollywood vs. really a reflection of real life in the finance industry? #finance...

#investment-management #investing #financial-services

Brent B.’s Avatar
Brent B. Mar 16, 2016 865 views

What was the best piece of advice anyone gave you about getting into finance?

I would really love to hear what your most valuable piece of advice was that helped you get to where you are now and who gave it to you. #finance #financial-services #investment-management...

#investing

Nata J.’s Avatar
Nata J. May 01, 2018 502 views

What should I do? Need your advice

I was accepted to a few Colleges that I really like, but Financial aid didn't cover the full cost. My financial situation isn't great. What should I do? #college #financial-services...

#financial-aid

Ben  L.’s Avatar
Ben L. Oct 09, 2017 413 views

How can I start day trading?

I am going to graduate college in 2 semesters. I want to want to earn a second stream of income while working a full-time job after I'm graduating. Is it doable to do both? I want to start building up my assets as soon as I can. I have a bit of free time in the morning right now so I would...

#investment-management #business #finance #money #financial-services

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Chase S. Jan 16, 2018 298 views
Albert P.’s Avatar
Albert P. Jan 15, 2017 737 views

Is it a good idea to work part-time in college?

I'm currently thinking about getting a part-time job or participating in a work-study while I'm at school. I could use the money to help pay for my textbooks and for my living expenses, but I'm concerned that my grades will suffer as a consequence. What was your experience working part-time...

#financial-planning #college #work-life-balance #money #job-search #financial-services

Ismar C.’s Avatar
Ismar C. Jan 16, 2018 271 views

What if the College of your dreams accepts you, but the college you know you should go to does not?

I have been accepted into the school of my dreams which happens to be the best school for engineering in the country. However, it costs significantly more than my second-choice school -almost three times more- However, my second-choice school, which is the one that my family can afford, did not...

#engineering #college #financial-services

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Ben L. Oct 09, 2017 536 views

How do I start investing in the Stock Market?

I want to learn how to make a second stream of income. I am currently in my 4th-year of college. I want to develop my assets so I will have a lot of money for the future. I do have a bit of capital to start off with and I am not afraid of assuming risk. How do I best use it? #money #finance...

#investment-management #business #investment-banking #financial-services

Kingsley P.’s Avatar
Kingsley P. Mar 17, 2016 1057 views

Can I study anything during my undergrad and still go on to get my MBA, or do I have to study business as an undergraduate student?

I want to get a degree in history during my undergrad and go on to get my MBA so I can get a good job and work in business. Is this possible? #college #college-major #finance #financial-services...

#investment-management

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kelsi P. Jan 23, 2018 263 views

What happens in the Bachelor's degree and can't fund it anymore?

I am getting my bachelor's degree and I can't fund it with financial aid anymore so I am wondering how others have done this type of education and have been turned down by financial aid....

#financial-services

Austin N.’s Avatar
Austin N. Mar 10, 2016 1016 views

Do you have to be a good public speaker to have a career at PIMCO?

I am not a good public speaker and fear that that's important if I want to pursue a career in business (specifically investment management). How important is it? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...

#public-speaking

Remy M.’s Avatar
Remy M. Mar 10, 2016 1520 views

Let’s be honest: Do you have to go to an Ivy League school to get into investing?

I know a college degree is important for getting a job in investing. How important is the exact school you go to? Is an Ivy League school necessary? I ask for honesty because I keep hearing YOU CAN DO ANYTHING from people about everything, and it doesn’t seem like anyone is really just saying...

#investment-management #ivy-league #finance #investing #financial-services