Personal Statement On Personal Financial Advisors

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As a student approaching the adult hood, it’s time to look for an occupation to begin my career. After long hours of thinking and researching different job titles, I have been focusing my attention on personal financial advisors. The occupation caught attention for it is one of the higher paid jobs in the business field. After going over certain aspects, skills, and qualities of my character, the job as a financial advisor fits into my interests, values, abilities, personality, and experience. The first question I ask myself is what do personal financial advisors actually do? According the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2015), “personal financial advisors provide advice on investments, insurance, mortgages, college savings, estate planning,…show more content…
“Private bankers manage a collection of investments, called a portfolio, for these clients buy using the resources a bank, including teams of financial analysts, accountants, and other professionals” (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015). I chose to research this occupation because I know it has a big impact on the business community and those who pursue the occupation. I am currently pursuing a degree in business at The University at Albany. I don’t have much experience in the business field, but for now it is what I would like to pursue. The occupation seems to have some perks to it, holding a “High median salary of $89,160” (Daley, Tom, 2015). Financial advisor ranked No. 3 on the U.S. News and World Report Best Business Jobs. According to U.S. News and World Report, “On top of their salaries, many advisors also earn substantial bonuses at the end of the year.” Going beyond the money, which is in fact and important thing to me, I see this job as a good start to coming out of college with a degree. “Multiple career paths are available as a financial advisor,” Mr. Daley of Investment News said. “Large firms, small or mid-size branches or as an entrepreneur eventually opening a solo practice.” An asset to me, one import to fitting my lifestyle would be that the job is not “location specific.” “Financial advisors are needed in large cities and

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