Working as a financial advisor is one of the highest ranked business careers according to a recent U.S. News & World report, advisors rating it highly for job satisfaction and prospects. As a financial advisor you can make a real difference to your clients’ lives, making this a rewarding profession to aim for.But if you want to be a financial advisor, you need to have two quite distinct skill sets.
Firstly, you’ll need to pass the relevant industry exams. Financial acumen is a must.
Secondly, and indeed more importantly, you should have a real desire to help people and have an ability to understand their goals and concerns.