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Donald Wood MBA / MEd

Executive with experience in Wealth Management, Financial Services, Commercial / Retail Banking, Management, Training
Management Occupations - Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Alexandria, Virginia
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Quinton Jul 24, 2016 1424 views

When choosing a college what should I prefer, better reputation or better price?

So I'm pretty smart and have a GPA high enough to get me into a pretty solid college, but I'm worried about the cost and the student loans I would amass. So I was wondering how I would find a balance between both a good education and a good price, but not suffering in either, and in a...

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Matthew Jul 01, 2016 1011 views

I want to be financially independent in 3 years. Tips?

What steps should I take if I want to make this a gradual process?
I am in University going into my sophomore year.

Books to read? People to talk to? etc.

Thanks y'all! #finance #management #university #advice #money-management

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Timothy Jun 29, 2016 1564 views

How can one find an appropriate business mentor?

I am a high school student working on creating a start-up with my other partners. For the past 6 months or so, we have been working on documents and plan necessary to advance to the next stage of planning. However, we are beginning entrepreneurs and have more to learn on our journey to becoming...

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Matthew Jun 29, 2016 2090 views

As an aspiring leader and entrepreneur, what are three books I must read?

I am 19 years old at university. This summer I've immersed myself in a variety of texts ranging from philosophy to leadership advice. I still am, however, looking for that one book to spark a certain inspiration. If you have any book recommendations, I would love to hear it. #entrepreneurship...

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Rahul Jun 24, 2016 1698 views

How can i make my money double if I invest it in a bank for a fixed deposit.

I want to double my money. #money #banking #online #bank #commercial-banking #trading #revenue-cycle

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Alec Jun 04, 2016 1228 views

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...

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Calvin Jun 04, 2016 1488 views

Should I apply for student loans?

I do need financial assistance if I attend post-secondary, but I'm worried about the consequences of student loans (accumulating interest if student loans are not paid back in time). Is it a good idea to still apply for loans? #student-loans #loans

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Abigail May 31, 2016 1771 views

How would I go about getting a job in nonprofit development?

As a political science major, my education is pretty broad. My dream job would be in development for a human rights or international nonprofit organization, but I am unsure how to get experience in that field to be able to apply for jobs. I have heard that joining the Peace Corps is really the...

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Renee May 25, 2016 1867 views

Is human resources as bad as everyone says it is?

I am studying for a bachelor's in human resources and accounting. I love accounting, and am curious if that will be enough to make my future career enjoyable. #management #accounting #human #resources

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Alec May 25, 2016 963 views

If I still need more money to pay for college what are some other options I can use?

I have factored in my scholarship and my financial aid money but I am still in need of more funds. Is there private loans that I can get and if I can, will they be deferred until I finish my degree? #finance #money #scholarships #loans #financial #tuition

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Naomi May 23, 2016 1123 views

Is looking for a career in personal finance a good idea right now, or are there a lot of people looking for jobs like that making it hard to be successful in it?

I am #undecided in in my major and have been searching different career pathways. Personal finance seems like it could be a good fit, but a lot of people I know are majoring in it.

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Calvin May 13, 2016 1259 views

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...

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Dylan Dec 16, 2014 1550 views

What careers can be reached with a background in accounting?

I am a junior in high school and considering the financial careers that can be obtained with an accounting degree. #finance #accounting #career-paths #accountant

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Meng Apr 07, 2014 2263 views

What does the daily schedule of a seasoned stock broker look like?

I am a Junior in high school. I am quite interested in this career. I watched the movie Trading Places and I was inspired but that was a movie so I want to know the real life process. #business #investment

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Garrett Dec 01, 2014 1284 views

Starting in high school, what is the first or the most important step in becoming a writer/author?

I am a junior at Boston Collegiate Charter School (BCCS) in Boston, MA. I have a passion for writing and have written short stories and poems effortlessly since the sixth grade. I have seen my writing skills grow tremendously over my years at BCCS. Since freshman year, in addition to writing...