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Current Articles of Interest with Jim Seuffert

Jim is the Student Advocate of the program. He is passionate about helping students find careers within the industry. Below are recent articles that are valuable as you begin your career.

Women: It’s Time to Make it Rain

Women advisors should not be afraid to make some waves within their firms if they want to succeed in new business. This piece from Amy Parvaneh, CEO of Select Advisors Institute, for Barron's explains how there are thousands of women in the wealth management industry,...

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Investment by Women, and in Them, is Growing

The gender gap in the wealth and asset management industry is one of the few gaps that is gradually narrowing. As money managers aim to catch the eye and serve women with high assets, those women will also express their values through their portfolios. The impact will...

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Want More Gender Diversity?

Put Women in Leadership Positions. A recent Edward Jones survey suggests that one solution to creating more gender diversity in the financial services industry is promoting more women into leadership positions. In fact, 52 percent of survey respondents think this is...

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This program expanded my knowledge and understanding of the topic of wealth management above what I was taught in class.

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I was unsure if I would be a good fit for the wealth management industry, but after seeing the different types of career opportunities and basic functions, I believe that I could have a great career in wealth management.

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The handouts were extremely helpful! I learn by looking at materials in front of me and not just watching a video, so having them was great! The tests were not too hard but not too easy and covered a good range of what was talked about in each class. Very helpful and educational!

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I always wanted to gain a better understanding on wealth management.  As a result of completing this course, I feel more enthusiastic about lifelong learning in this field.

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Material is concise and relevant. So far I couldn’t be enjoying this course more. No wasted time and lots of great information.

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As a graduate of the program, I am excited to see its growth. I credit much of my success in the wealth management industry to this amazing program. Thank you all for the work you do!

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As a senior, I have not yet been introduced to these basic investment strategies. This program will be a big help in the future.

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This course was very helpful in not only reviewing basic information but providing a more in-depth overview of managed accounts.

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After taking the course, I realized I have the necessary foundation to further explore my career path in the asset management industry. I enjoyed the user friendly interface, as well as the interactive videos of each class. The detailed, real world explanations of the concepts proved to be the most beneficial element of the course since I gained a more thorough understanding of the professionals’ day to day tasks.

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