PERSONAL FINANCIAL ADVISOR

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Advise clients on financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients’ assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives. May also buy and sell financial assets for clients.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Financial Advisor, Financial Consultant, Financial Counselor, Financial Planner, Investment Adviser, Investment Advisor, Portfolio Manager, Wealth Advisor

JOB TASKS

  • Interview clients to determine their current income, expenses, insurance coverage, tax status, financial objectives, risk tolerance, or other information needed to develop a financial plan.

  • Recommend to clients strategies in cash management, insurance coverage, investment planning, or other areas to help them achieve their financial goals.

  • Manage client portfolios, keeping client plans up-to-date.

  • Implement financial planning recommendations or refer clients to someone who can assist them with plan implementation.

  • Analyze financial information obtained from clients to determine strategies for meeting clients’ financial objectives.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $62.93/hr. – $130,900 annual.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Average Growth (3%-4%)
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 19,200

REQUIRED EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree or Certificate After College

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