Chapter 3
Getting in the Game
In This Chapter
• Understanding financial planning lingo
• How financial planners get paid
• What you should know before you embark on a career in financial planning
• The necessary education
• The licensing requirements
• Things that could keep you out of the game
Like any new game, playing without knowing any of the language or basic rules is nearly impossible. How would you feel if you were dropped into the middle of a bridge game with Warren Buffet and Bill Gates—if you never played bridge? It’s pretty much the same story for a career changer or for a college senior who is interviewing with a financial services company recruiter who is looking for new associates. The only difference there is that they don’t expect ...

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