Careers In Financial Planning Are in Demand

Professionals with careers in Financial Planning know how to make wise financial decisions have the power to increase personal wealth and create long-term financial security. This is particularly important in times of economic pressure. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor predicts a 30% increase in employment of personal financial advisors by 2024. This means an addition of 73,800 job opportunities for financial planners.

In the field, you may help people save for their kids' college education, select insurance, create budgets, evaluate investments, plan for retirement, and more. Besides working in your own private consulting business, you may have the chance to work in an accounting firm, insurance company, lending institution or bank.

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  • Employment of personal financial advisors will grow 30%, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Personal Financial Advisors (May 4, 2016).