In the world of finance, the stakes are high and the pressure is great, but so are the potential rewards. For those who enjoy working with money, there is no better field to be involved in. Although finance is sensitive to the ups and downs of the economy, it serves many essential functions, such as providing business loans, investment services, and mortgages, all of which create plenty of opportunity for smart workers.
Career Launcher: Finance explains the ins and outs of the financial industry, the types of companies that comprise it, and the jobs they provide. Offering an exciting behind-the-scenes perspective, this resource helps readers plan their future careers and achieve success.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Suzanne Northington is a veteran journalist and author with three decades of experience in financial, business, and economic writing. A former investment analyst, she has been a communications consultant to Dow Jones & Company, Wells Fargo Bank, Visa International, and The Federal Home Loan Banks. She has also been a business and cultural affairs columnist. Her articles have appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, PBS Public Television's Focus Magazine, and The San Francisco Chronicle.
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