According to industry experts, most advisory firms are much more focused on hiring established financial advisers or those who are looking for a second career, rather than grooming the next generation.
Two financial planning experts address the topic of continuing education for young financial planners, including whether an MBA is an overused degree.
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Not all new financial advisers are spring chickens. Many professionals join the profession after having spent years in other financial careers and sometimes after totally unrelated vocations.
Tyler J Landes' career as a financial adviser has been a few years in the making, but it will all come together next June when he becomes a certified financial planner.
John Anderson had an idea that he wanted to work as a financial adviser, but he took a bit of a detour to get there. His suspicion that advisers weren't always acting in their clients' best interests proved pivotal.
As an undergraduate, Christopher Sipe never set out to be a financial adviser, even though a brief chat with the 26-year-old reveals his unbridled enthusiasm for the profession.
Laura Seymour spent a total of eight years with a couple of financial services firms, working at different jobs, prior to returning to school for her certified financial planner designation.
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Harley Gordon, CLTC