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I'm a mechanical engineering university student with 2 more years of school. I started reading Rich Dad Poor Dad and I am interested in investing and increasing my financial knowledge. For those with insight and experience, what is a good way to start investing after I graduate or maybe...

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Katy Maclean’s Avatar Jimmy Lee’s Avatar Willy Reyes’s Avatar Claudio S Barbosa’s Avatar
Active Sep 26 '18 at 09:54 PM

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Katy Maclean | Business Analyst at Dell Compellent 401K - start right away and watch it grow. In addition, ...

Should teens invest into the stock market?

Maybe that could help pay for college if you have a successful portfolio? #investing #venture-capital #finance...



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Active Aug 03 '18 at 07:20 PM

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Posted by Kai W.’s Avatar Kai W.
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Anwar Khan | Project Program Management Sr. Advisor at Dell The answer to when you should start investing in stocks is ...

How does an degree in Business Finance help in your personal financial life?

Did your major of Business Finance help you with learning personal investing? #finance-major #finance #investing #budgeting #business...



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Active Sep 28 '18 at 04:49 AM

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Posted by McKenzie R.’s Avatar McKenzie R.
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Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA | Student/Customer Care Manager | Operations Handywoman | People ... Hi McKenzie, It absolutely helped me! The most important thing to ...

What are the steps needed to break into private equity without a finance background?

#investing has always been a part of my life whether it be #real-estate-investing or #stocks-investing . I went to college for #engineering but will soon be attending a top ranked #mba program. I was hoping to learn a little bit more of how people break into the #PE...


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Active May 11 '18 at 08:14 PM

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Posted by Daniel Y.’s Avatar Daniel Y.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer PE firms hire software people, so if your engineering background is ...

What is the best way to promote yourself and your education to ensure that you stand out when starting a career?

I have been investing an immense amount of time to my studies in order to be better qualified than others competing for the same job or career. Because of this, it would be nice to get insight on ways to stand out from the crowd. #standout #investing...



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Active Mar 29 '18 at 03:48 AM

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Posted by Cristin G.’s Avatar Cristin G.
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Susan Zaffarano | Collaborative leader who values trusted relationships and maximizes ... I highly recommend getting involved with a non -profit either on ...

What are some ways I can start to be an investor or a business owner?

I ma a Finance major and I wan to know ways I can succeed at getting internships during and after college? #finance #university #investing #business...



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Active Sep 21 '18 at 02:59 AM

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Posted by Prince B.’s Avatar Prince B.
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Alberto Chan | MBA Student at Carnegie Mellon - Tepper School ... Hi Prince,Great to hear that you are thinking about your future. ...

I want to make money in the stock market so what is the best degree to get for that?

I am interested in how the stock market works and am interested in a job in this area. #stock-market #investing #business...


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Active Oct 06 '18 at 10:14 PM

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Posted by Jared K.’s Avatar Jared K.
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Michael Canzanella The majority of my friends either work on Wall Street or ...

How to plan for retirement?

Seeing as how my income will be very minimal while in college (around 200$ a month) how can I begin saving for my retirement? -- Also interested in investing #plans #goals #retirement #investing #financial-planning...



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Active Sep 25 '18 at 04:04 PM

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Posted by Joshua H.’s Avatar Joshua H.
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Paul Gullatte | Senior Compliance Associate It's never too early to start thinking about retirement! I would ...

As a student interested not in just getting rich quick, how can one really learn how to invest their money wisely?

Too often we hear that education systems don't prepare us for real life, but I think they are trying to improve this. But what are some great resources to learn about money management and wealth as a student? #investing #real-estate-investing #money-management...



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Active Oct 12 '18 at 12:06 AM

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Posted by Alisha S.’s Avatar Alisha S.
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Sean Buchan | Wealth Management Banking Specialist at Merrill Lynch Investing is not about “getting rich quick.” Investing about sticking with ...

How do you invest?


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Active May 10 '18 at 10:37 PM

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Posted by casey P.’s Avatar casey P.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Additionally, if you want to manage your own index funds or ...

What is a Roth IRA?

Please explain what it it, why it is used, and compare it to other similar but different methods #investment-management #investing #saving #taxation...



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Active Dec 03 '18 at 12:56 AM

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Posted by Bridget S.’s Avatar Bridget S.
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Taylor Duran | Valuation Senior Associate | Deals at PwC Great question! A Roth IRA is a great thing to be ...

How can I become a real estate agent?

I would love to start and help out with my family business, by getting a real estate license. I am unsure about what education or steps I need to obtain my real estate license and become a real estate agent. #business #higher-education #investing #real-estate...



Fred Glick’s Avatar Ernest Brown’s Avatar Jack Lewitz’s Avatar Tina Mims PhD, IES(R)’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:52 PM

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Posted by Armine M.’s Avatar Armine M.
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Fred Glick | Changing the story in real estate and mortgages. Simple. First, get your license. Then, interview real estate brokerages to ...

What exactly do people involved in international business do?

I'm an upcoming senior in high school and I'm trying to explore different fields of study to determine which one I'm more interested in. Recently I took a Financial Occupations course and I became interested in business specifically international business. Now I'm just wondering what exactly...

#investing #international #financing #business #international-business


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:37 PM

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Posted by Ivy E.’s Avatar Ivy E.
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Dhanesh T | From Bangalore International Business is a specialisation in MBA. And very few institutes ...

I want to become a charted accountant? which course i must choose after my SSLC?

i am very good in mathematics, i like more in account related activities, i am very good managing finance at home #professor #finance #investing #bank...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by bhavana N.’s Avatar bhavana N.
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Arun Kumar | Tech Support DELL International Service To become a Chartered Accountant, you need to pursue CA course. ...

How to get started in the investing realm?

I am currently in college and am pursuing my degree in finance. I want to get more into the investment side of finance so I was curious about how I would be able to make that step. Should I look into internships that could give me this opportunity or should I do research on my own? #finance...

#investing #money #investment #internships


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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:34 PM

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Posted by Alec J.’s Avatar Alec J.
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Donald Wood MBA / MEd | Executive with experience in Wealth Management, Financial Services, ... Great advice from Scott. It is unclear to me exactly what ...

Will Cannabis or cannabis related industries, be the next production boom for america?

look at the media this is clearly a hot topic of debate, but for some reason talk has slowed I say lets re-open more discussion on this topic. #lawyer #entrepreneurship #investing #philosophy #judges #farming #cannabis...



Peter J. Brennan’s Avatar Cicily Smith’s Avatar Daniel Iyanoye’s Avatar Laura Rose Dailey’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:29 PM

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Posted by Forrest B.’s Avatar Forrest B.
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Peter J. Brennan | Financial Writer at Pimco Forrest, Cannabis is an overhyped industry. It's far more unhealthy than ...

Would it be more wise to pursue a bachelors in business administration or economics?

I want to pursue a career in the following areas of interest: finance, real estate, investing, commercial business, travel. I want to have a job that will provide me with lots of opportunity for my future. Not looking for anything specific. I just want to do something on a big scale with lots...

#finance #business #investing #economics #hedge-funds #real-estate


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Active Mar 29 '18 at 12:21 AM

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Posted by Matthew M.’s Avatar Matthew M.
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Margaret Jasul | IT Finance Manager (Financial Planning & Analysis) Economics major would provide you with more education to assist with ...

Should I take a finance-related course?

I'm not planning on going into any finance-related program, but there are definitely some finance-related things I'd like to learn about to prepare for my future such as the following: how to do taxes, understanding the economy and the market, and how to invest. However, I'm not good at...

#finance #investing #economics #mathematics #investment #math #economy


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Active Nov 14 '17 at 02:01 AM

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Posted by Calvin K.’s Avatar Calvin K.
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Nick Guglielmo | Helping Businesses Run Better It never hurts to take a basic finance course. From a ...

How can I get started investing in stocks and bonds? How can I be successful in the stock market?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at Career Village. I recently attended a short seminar on finances, and it was a few college students trying to explain the basics. However, they never actually covered how to be successful in your investments. #finance #money...

#investing #economics #stocks


Michael Reinhardt’s Avatar Michael Reinhardt’s Avatar Jordan Fisher’s Avatar Daniel Stout’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:15 PM

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Posted by Anina H.’s Avatar Anina H.
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Michael Reinhardt | OAKMONT PHOTOGRAPHY 9 people out of 10 are lousy at picking stocks -- ...

How does a venture capitalist company originate? Is a large amount of money required to begin a venture capitalist company?

My name is Kevin and I am a sophomore in Boston. I have interest in this profession and I am curious about how to get involved. #investing...



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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:14 PM

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Posted by kevin M.’s Avatar kevin M.
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A G | Vice President in Financial Services Industry Hi Kevin! Venture capital (VC) is a fascinating industry. The origins ...

How long do I have to go to school to become a financial planner?

I'm debating majoring in finance when I go to college, but I don't know if I can become a financial planner straight out of college. I want to get my MBA, but I want to work as a finanical planner for a few years between undergraduate and graduate school. #finance #financial-services...

#investing #investment-management #financial-planning


Aditya Raj Shahi’s Avatar Sean McDougle, CFP®’s Avatar Nelson Matzen’s Avatar
Active Aug 27 '18 at 07:56 PM

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Posted by Everette G.’s Avatar Everette G.
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Aditya Raj Shahi | Investment Analyst at Kinship Trust Company There is no set criteria on what you should study or ...

Are there marketing jobs at investment management companies?

I want to work as a social media marketer, but I don't know what if there are social media marketers at investment companies. I'd imagine everyone needs a social media marketer nowadays? #finance #marketing #financial-services #investment-management #investing #social-media...



Matthew Konecky’s Avatar Rodney Waites’s Avatar Katherine Berry, PMP’s Avatar Anoop Karunakaran’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by Lindsay G.’s Avatar Lindsay G.
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Matthew Konecky | Senior Associate, Hybrid Advisor Consultant at PIMCO Hi Lindsay. Yes! There are many social media jobs in the ...

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...



Daniela Silva’s Avatar Allen Kelly’s Avatar Kristen Kimi Chang’s Avatar Janet Barlett’s Avatar +2
Active May 14 '18 at 01:33 PM

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Posted by Danica P.’s Avatar Danica P.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Danica, The area of psychology focused for business is the ...

When did you know you wanted to work in the financial services industry, and what was it that helped you make that decision?

I don't know what I want to do for a living, but I like math and I like studying the stock market. How do I know if I'll like working as an investment manager? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...



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Active Nov 30 '17 at 04:01 PM

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Posted by Geoffrey B.’s Avatar Geoffrey B.
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Alexandra G. | Associate Director at RBC Very interesting question. For me, it happened a bit by chance. ...

What was the hardest professoinal decision you've ever had to make, and how did it get you to where you are today?

I know life is full of difficult decisions, but how do you know which decision is the right one? I'm having trouble deciding whether to go to school to get my BS in finance or pursue my dream of acting. #finance #financial-services #investment-management...



Chuck Jones’s Avatar Kristen Kimi Chang’s Avatar Nadia Goharian’s Avatar Lisa Woodis’s Avatar +1
Active Nov 28 '17 at 05:31 AM

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Posted by Kate T.’s Avatar Kate T.
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Chuck Jones | Technology Stock Analyst, Contributor and People Connector The hardest was also the easiest decision. I had worked at ...

Do you need to an MBA to get a job in finance?

I want to work in the finanical services industry when I graduate from college, but I'm still not sure whether or not I should go on to get my MBA. Is it necessary? Will it award me more opportunities? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...



Aditya Raj Shahi’s Avatar Kristen Kimi Chang’s Avatar Francisco Michel’s Avatar Lisa Woodis’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by Terri N.’s Avatar Terri N.
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Aditya Raj Shahi | Investment Analyst at Kinship Trust Company Hi Terri, MBA is not needed to get a job in ...

Are there any other degrees besides accounting that will allow me to still work as an investment manager?

I know working in the financial services industry requires a lot of math and accounting skills, but I would like to study something other than accounting. Would it be wise for me to study something other than accounting? #college #finance #accounting #financial-services #investment-management...



Janette Brathwaite’s Avatar Robert Mandel’s Avatar Chloe Kelley, CFA’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:13 PM

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Posted by Tessa C.’s Avatar Tessa C.
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Janette Brathwaite | Registered Financial Advisor and Licensed Attorney I agree with Chloe's answer. I majored in Political Science, went ...

Do you travel a lot working in investment management? For what, exactly?

I love to travel so I'm hoping this career path would allow me to do that often. #finance #financial-services #investment-management #travel...



Chloe Kelley, CFA’s Avatar Steve Harvey’s Avatar Chuck Jones’s Avatar Mark Jason Lopez’s Avatar
Active Dec 03 '17 at 06:58 AM

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Posted by Steven N.’s Avatar Steven N.
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Chloe Kelley, CFA | Account Manager at PIMCO It depends on the role. As an Account Manager, my job ...

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...



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Active Feb 01 '18 at 02:51 PM

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Posted by Jeff C.’s Avatar Jeff C.
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Cheryl Frank | Specialist in Fund Statistics Group at PIMCO I've worked for investment managers my entire career and earned my ...

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