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Why Women Should Consider a Career in Financial Planning

Written by: Javacia Harris Bowser
Published on: Oct 5, 2021

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Could the financial planning industry offer women of color a more rewarding career? D.A. Abrams, managing director of the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, thinks so.

“Americans are seeking financial advice more now than ever and that’s creating opportunities for individuals — including women and people of color — to join the financial planning profession,” Abrams says. “It’s a huge opportunity and it’s a very rewarding career.”

The U.S. News & World Report included financial advisor in its list of top five Best Business Jobs and top 25 Best Paying Jobs.