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Chuck Jones

Technology Stock Analyst, Contributor and People Connector
Financial Services
Menlo Park, CA
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Brendon C. Mar 10, 2016 674 views

How do you know if you have what it takes to beat the market in an investing job?

Investing seems like a really competitive job because I think in order for you to make money someone else needs to lose money. For the investors in the group, how did you get the confidence to believe that you could be smarter and make better investments than all of the rest of the people...

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

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Michael P. Mar 10, 2016 2823 views

What kinds of extra curricular activities and/or jobs or internships do you recommend I get while in college to best prepare for a career in investment management?

I want to be sure that I'm doing everything I can in college to make sure I get a job right after graduation. What are some things I should be aware of and prepare for to be sure I don't fall behind the competition? #college #finance #internships #financial-services #investment-management...


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Kenny E. Mar 10, 2016 1314 views

What are my career options at a company like PIMCO?

Can you work at PIMCO and not work in finance or investment management? I like the idea of working in an office, but I don't have any interest in finance. What are some other job options for someone like me? #finance #financial-services #investment-management...


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Earl S. Mar 13, 2016 763 views

How long would it take for me to work my way up the ladder at a company like PIMCO?

I'm trying to create a career plan and want to know roughly how long it would take me to go from my first job at a company like PIMCO to a more senior level management role? #finance #financial-services #investment-management...


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Justine W. Mar 14, 2016 683 views

Without getting too specific, how has working in invesment management helped you with your personal finances and investment portfolio?

Do you, as an investment manager, feel more confident in investing your personal money? I want to be financially literate for my personal finances and confident in my own investments one...

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

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Patrick H. Mar 15, 2016 759 views

What does asset management mean and how does it differ from investment management?

Are all investments considered to be assets? Is there a difference. I want to know how to start thinking about money and investments. #finance #financial-services #investment-management...


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Ian P. Mar 15, 2016 742 views

What is the responsibilty of a tax manager at an investment management company?

I recently heard of this job title, and I'm thinking about pursuing an accounting degree in college. Can you help me understand what your job is like? What do you do? Are you an accountant? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing...


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Steven N. Mar 16, 2016 1700 views
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Kate T. Mar 17, 2016 1120 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...


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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...


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Abby L. Nov 23, 2017 362 views

Can I turn down my ED school if the financial aid package isn't sufficient?

If I were to apply early somewhere (with a binding agreement) and then accepted, would I have the opportunity to turn them down if it turns out I can't afford it? What's the protocol? #college #financial-aid #financial-services #money...