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Brian Downey

Underwriter at Fannie Mae
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Atlanta, Georgia
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Rebekah Apr 21, 2018 850 views

How does not having a #credit score effect one's significant #financial #decisions in life?

I've recently been viewing seminars by #Dave #Ramsey. He spoke of being #debt free and that having a #credit card is not necessary for #life. However, I know that some transactions request a credit score. Also, when shopping online or #traveling abroad I've always thought it was safer to have a...

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Kate Apr 26, 2018 1044 views

What do I need to learn how to do before moving out and living on my own?

I wasn't taught a whole lot at school about what living on your own entails, and now the time has come where I am becoming an adult and have started preparing for my future. I have yet to learn how credit works, as well as interests and loans. I dont know how to do my own taxes or what...

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Karisma May 11, 2018 1548 views

How are we supposed to build credit, without a credit score ?

Our responsibility as soon as we turn eighteen is to be independent and self sufficient. However, we’re never taught the right tools to know how to even get an apartment. How am I supposed to build my credit score, if no one trusts me enough to even begin?
#credit #creditscore #women #teach

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Angel Jul 11, 2018 619 views

Credit and how it determines job acceptance

Recently, a guest speaker came into our university today to talk about the process that he took to enter a police academy. Apparently one of the major factors that contributed to him attending the police academy was his credit and how good it was. What I want to know is: Does credit play a big...

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Cedric Mar 18, 2019 1115 views

What best jobs can i get with a degree in finance .

#finance #accounting #business #job #investing

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Janelle Jul 26, 2018 969 views

Can my credit score actually affect my getting hired for a job?

How does my credit score affect me in the professional world?

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Lioz May 23, 2016 1317 views

What jobs do the majority of finance majors get in the work force?

I am majoring in finance and accounting and would like to know what type of jobs are offered. #business #finance #accounting #financial-planning #managerial-finance

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zarah May 27, 2016 1669 views

is it better to work before going to obtain an MBA?

If so, what sort of jobs would help me get into a good graduate business school? #college #business #economics #professors #mba

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Marissa Apr 26, 2017 1085 views

Is it to late to start interning?

I am ending my sophomore year of college and I did not apply for any internships, is it going to become more difficult when I try to apply later? #college #internships #summer

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Karen Sep 16, 2016 1306 views

How do you choose the college that is right for you?

I am a junior in high school and am preparing to go to college. I was just wondering how I can choose a college out of all of the colleges that have already accepted me. I have not started applying to colleges just yet, but before it's too late, I want to learn how to pick the right college for...

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Shaquanna Mar 09, 2017 1537 views

What are the most common questions a recruiter will ask for a phone interview?

A lot of jobs I have applied for do phone screen interviews and I just want to know what is the best way to prepare for a phone screen interview. #ceos #managers #supervisors #team-leaders #recuriters

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arnold May 05, 2017 1680 views

how much do certain professions pay?

I'm interested in learning about the pay difference between professions. #technology

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Bianca Apr 13, 2017 1226 views

What is the best way to stand out to graduate schools?

I am finishing up my bachelor's degree in biology in the spring of 2018. I would like to move on to graduate school and get a masters in speech pathology. What should I make sure I have completed by the end of my undergraduate career in regards to internships, volunteer work, etc? #biology...

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Harpreet Apr 20, 2017 1568 views

Whats the best way to deal with the people having negative attitude ? Should we stay with them ?

I kinda of like sharing my upcoming plans with people I know and most of the time they have negative feedback and tells me that they know this is not right and then put some logic to support their claim which is kind of right in their own way but very demoralizing. So what should one do when...

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Rachel Feb 03, 2017 1132 views

How important some business skills to any job environment?

I am minoring in Business and Liberal Arts in college #business #business-development