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Financial Resources Managers

Description

Financial resources managers help people and businesses manage their money. They review and analyze financial reports in order to give advice. They arrange for loans to businesses, review investments and make sure money is being spent properly.

Working Conditions

Financial resources managers usually work during the day, but sometimes must work in the evenings to meet with clients.

Salary

There is a wide salary range for financial resources managers. Some of their salary is usually from commissions based on any stocks, bonds, insurance or other products they may recommend and sell to their clients. These workers earn anywhere from $22,000 to over $125,000 per year.

Helpful Skills and Subjects to Study

Good sales ability is an important skill as well as good communication skills. Classes in mathematics, English, social studies, economics, business, accounting, and marketing are helpful.

Related Jobs

Insurance sales agents, real estate agents, and securities, commodities, and financial services sales representatives.

Education & Training

A college degree is almost always required. Large firms have training programs. Many employers prefer to hire someone mature who has had success in other jobs.

Job Outlook

There should be good opportunities for qualified people.

Sources for Additional Information

The Securities Industry Association
120 Broadway
New York, NY 10271
www.sia.com