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Career Questions tagged Investment Management

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Ena May 26, 2017 796 views

Is it good to enter buy-side financial institutions?

Many people think that entering buy-side like private equity should be after 2or3 years sell-side work experience. #investment-management

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Jess Apr 02, 2017 895 views

Is it wise to study for a Masters when most of the jobs you are looking for requires only a Degree? How much more powerful is a Masters compared to a Degree?

I'm someone who is focused on lifelong learning, and I would prefer to stick to learning more about the world around me, rather than starting work so early and simply watch the money come in. Most adults tell me that once you see those digits in your banks account go up, very few would want to...

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Bridget Feb 24, 2017 1016 views

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 #income-tax

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Carlos Feb 23, 2017 974 views

How can I find an internship for business or finance?

I'm a High school junior and really want to pursue a career in business or finance. I want an internship to gain experience and show an my interest to colleges. I know I'm young but is there any hope in finding a position like that? #business #finance #business-management #financial-services...

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Nolan Feb 09, 2017 626 views

How much investment is needed to become started?

To start entrepreneurship what is the ranking of investment you'll have to pay to become started in business? Does it depend on what type of buisness it is? #entrepreneurship #investment-management #buisness

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Devetra Jan 27, 2017 798 views

When would be a good to time think about investing?

I'm a sophomore in college and trying to figure out when and how to start investing for my future. #investment-management #investment

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D. Dec 20, 2016 2272 views

How can I get started learning financial modeling?

I'm a sophomore in college, getting ready to apply for internships in corporate finance or banking or investing, and I want to be able to show finance companies/firms that I'm qualified to work for them. I want to teach myself financial modeling in excel. What kind of models should I try to...

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Parker Dec 02, 2016 1446 views

What is the difference between consulting and investment banking?

How are consulting (increasing efficiency) and investment banking (identifying trends) similar and/or dissimilar? Is there a significant cultural difference between working at an IB as opposed to a consulting firm? #investment-management #project-management #consulting

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adanech Nov 25, 2016 1803 views

When should I start investing my money or ?bounding??

I have been working a lot recent ally and I know that your supposed to start investing or share holding your money at an early age. When would be a great time? #business #education #money #economics #investment-management #business-analysis #savings #economic-research

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Sumair Oct 04, 2016 2809 views

Should I get a BA in Economics or a BS in Economics? Which degree path would allow me to get my MBA and not only go into the financial sector, but the government and international development sector as well?

I'm a freshman in college and I'm an economics major but I'm still unsure as to which degree path would best be suited to my goals. #business #finance #economics #investment-management #nonprofits #mba #international-development #economic-development

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Alisha Jul 04, 2016 967 views

Is there any link between Investment Managing and Programming?

Could you use computer programs to create models that enable you to make decisions on what to invest money in ? #technology #programming #investment-management

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Everette Mar 17, 2016 1371 views

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...

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Lindsay Mar 17, 2016 1747 views

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 #social-media-marketing

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Karan Mar 17, 2016 1980 views

Did you have a mentor growing up who helped you get to where you are in finance? How did you find your mentor? Should I have more than one?

I find investment management really interesting, but sometimes this stuff is over my head. I talk with my accounting teacher about the stock market and investment strategies, but sometimes there are things he doesn't know. #finance #financial-services #investment-management

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Danica Mar 17, 2016 1699 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

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Percy Mar 17, 2016 2607 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

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Geoffrey Mar 17, 2016 1295 views

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 #financial-planning

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Kate Mar 17, 2016 1561 views

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 #investing

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Terri Mar 17, 2016 1249 views

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 #mba

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Tessa Mar 17, 2016 1085 views

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...

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Kingsley Mar 17, 2016 1372 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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Steven Mar 16, 2016 2531 views

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 #investing

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Jeff Mar 16, 2016 1746 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

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Brent Mar 16, 2016 1087 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

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Keneesha Mar 16, 2016 1389 views

I want to work as an international financial manager one day. What are the steps that you recommend I take to achieve that goal?

I've always wanted to work in international business ever since I traveled to China with my family when I was younger. #finance #financial-services #investment-management #international-business

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Vivian Mar 15, 2016 898 views

Do a lot of women pursue careers in finance at PIMCO?

I love math and working with numbers, so i'm wondering if at a company like PIMCO, there are a lot of women who work in the finance? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing

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Marcus Mar 15, 2016 1437 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

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Helen Mar 15, 2016 875 views

If you had to describe a person perfect for a career in investment management what would they be like and why?

I'm debating between a few careers so I'd like to know what type of person is perfect for a career in investment management so that I can figure out which career option suits me best. #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing

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Demarie Mar 15, 2016 954 views

What kind of training and certification is necessary to become an investment manager?

I'll be going to college soon so I need to learn more about how I need to prepare for a career in investment management. Can you tell me what kind of training and/or certification is involved? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing

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Jesus Mar 15, 2016 1403 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