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Dream Jobs: Six-Figure Salaries and a Bright Future

Feb 23, 2011

Financial Advisor
Salary for top earners: $139,350
Projected job growth: 30 percent by 2018

Additional training required: While not required, the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER[™] certificat[ion] is a useful credential to get into this profession. The coursework and exam can usually be completed in 18 to 24 months, and over 250 institutions across the country, including some that are online, offer CFP [Board]-approved programs.

CBS Moneywatch.com
Louise Tutelian
February 23, 2011
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