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re: The Nix by Nathan Hill - bayoubengals88
Bought it a couple weeks ago. It's third on my list right now. Looking forward to it!...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
For me, Engineering is akin to Japanese. People are different. I'm a true humanities person with a deep interest in finance. That's as close to the "other side" as I go. Yes, it's public school. But I want to move. I'll lose that retirement in a few years. ...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]Go back to school, get a better degree or masters degree.[/quote] ugh. I've thought about it. A couple of problems: 1) not looking to borrow money to get an MBA. 2) there's no guarantee that it's even worth it. ...
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re: Marrying woman with poor financial history - bayoubengals88
This has GOT to be my ex. Girlfriend, not wife....
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re: HOW LOW WILL IBM STOCK DROP - bayoubengals88
$136.22 My recents were MRO at 11.58 and KR at 22.75 Eyeing CMG now (Chipotle)....
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
It's not the extra work of a teacher that bothers me, but more the fact that there's truly no monetary incentive to be the best at your job. And no one is just that damn noble. If I'm the best teacher in the parish I'm still making 20,000 less than a 25 year dead beat who's had enough....
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]Can't you try another financial advisor company? Why stop at just one rejection? Try some other companies.[/quote] I'm teaching this year. Also, I'm kind of at peace right now with the rejection of that particular job. I really want to get the hell out of South Louisiana in a few years, a...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]My uber driver on Monday was a high school band teacher. Smart guy, knew how to maximize his income by taking proper tax deductions from being a contractor. He had done his homework and is making a decent chunk of change in DFW area during the summer. [/quote] :bow:[quote]What made you dec...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
LSUtigerME: Thanks for the response :cheers: I'm not saying my degree is worth 75k. I just think...as I look around...there's no reason I shouldn't be on my way to making at least that kind of money. Key word "on my way" --mobility...something I really don't have right now. [quote]Administrat...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]American Journal Experts contract editing is a good side gig.[/quote] seems fitting. What's typical work and pay?...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]Open a snocone stand and hire some non-shithead students to work at it. You should have the inside track on hiring employees. [/quote] Not a terrible idea :lol:...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]Teachers have a bad rap for being lazy, and from your post, you sound like you may not like to get dirty at all. [/quote] Laziness is no more a problem than manual labor is an option. Been there and done it. Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio, North Dakota (twice). It was a means to an end, nothi...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]You do realize becoming a financial advisor is not an easy path to better income, right? It usually takes a few years to build a client base and assets under management. And its definately not a given... [/quote] Yes, I realize I would have had to bust my ass. Thanks for the rec. ...
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re: Thoughts on Becoming a Commercial Real Estate Appraiser? - bayoubengals88
With the advice given, it sounds like you should be well on your way! Good luck!...
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re: Southern Utah/Grand Canyon Trip - bayoubengals88
Check out my most recent travel board topic. I think you'll find it immensely helpful. You have plenty of time to enjoy those places. http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/travel/trip-review-nm-az-ut-co-road-trip/71042329/...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]Cut grass after school [/quote] Fulfillment at last!! ...
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]Are you mobile? To me, the better paying jobs often require moving. [/quote] I'm not immobile....
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re: I spent two months interviewing to become a financial adviser... - bayoubengals88
[quote]Did you take the Cfa exam? What took 2 months? [/quote] No, I didn't get the job, therefore I could not sit for exams. I literally spent two months interviewing. two phone interviews, an in person interview, and quite a few more things that involved a lot of time and thought. ...
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