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A Quick Guide to the Basics of Being a Financial Analyst

“Buy!” cries a man wearing a button-down shirt with sweat staining it a darker blue in certain areas. SLAM! The phone hits the receiver before he’s picking it back up and dialing again. We’ve come to recognize this scene out of movies like The Wolf of Wall Street and Cameron…

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How to Kick Butt in Your Online Job Search

Looking for a job online is easy. On most job boards, all you need to do is type in a keyword and a location and you’re off to a good start. But you can also take advantage of certain keywords and search formats to make your search much more effective. Here…

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The Truth About Rolling Over and Cashing Out 401k Assets

401ks are great ways to save, but when you leave a job, you have to decide whether you should leave your savings in the 401k or roll it over to your own IRA. Rollover contributions are increasingly popular, and they’re expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of…

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What You Can Do With Your Business Management Major

Attention Business Management majors! Do you know what you’re going to do after college? No? That’s okay. Austin Pomerantz attended CSU Sacramento, majored in Business Management, and graduated in December 2013. Upon graduating, he had no idea what he was supposed to do. Now, he’s kicking booty full-time here at…

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How to Get a Job in Finance at a Tech Company

There’s not much like that Bay Area vibe. You’re a financial analyst and your morning routine consists of pulling on a simple pair of dark-washed Levis, running a brush through your hair a couple of times, and grabbing a pour-over coffee on your way to the office. Can you believe…

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A College Student’s Guide to Becoming a Risk Assessment Manager

It has power, a lot of power. It can drive you mad or fill you with joy. Some will spend their lives chasing it. Others will waste it on a whim. But either way, you can’t escape it. What is this force that I speak of? Money, of course. Yep,…

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Treasury Management. Is That Just Managing Treasure?

Some of us shy away from responsibility. We’d rather leave the big decisions to someone else. Sure, getting credit for a project that goes well feels good, but being blamed when something goes wrong is not worth the risk. Then there are those who thrive off of being the decision-makers…

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5 Unexpected Career Options for Psychology Majors

You lay back on the brown leather recliner, your hands folding over your chest as you close your eyes. Behind you sits a man with a large notepad and a pen that he drums against the paper over and over again. “Mmmmm, and how do you feel about that?” he…

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Why Writing a Book Isn’t as Scary as It Seems

Ever since you went through that angsty phase and spent hours locked in your room, typing away at “your zombie novel,” you’ve fancied yourself a writer. But it turns out there’s more to being a writer than spending several hours every day talking about “your craft.” Yes, the difference between…

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Five Personality Clues That Will Help You Find Your Dream Job

What’s the secret to career satisfaction? Contrary to popular belief, it’s not doing what you love. You probably love drinking cocktails, eating chocolate and having sex, but it’s unlikely (not to mention inadvisable) that you will do these things for a living. Doing what you love is great, but to…

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