I am currently a united starts postal worker. This job is a go no where job and has no future. Pays by the hour and nothing more. I would like to be a financial advisor. I am very good organizing my own money and believe I could do this for a living. I'm not sure where to start or if I should in fact attempt this career. So I am online seeking answers.
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Do you have a bachelor's degree? Most financial wealth advisers and brokers have sales assistants; assist with client statements, trading (when properly licensed) and account reviews. Eventually, you can earn a seat if you show strong desire to succeed as well as prove that you are worth taking a risk for. I know of people who have held this position while going for their undergraduate degrees. Most reputable firms probably desire an undergraduate degree for the role but it's worth calling and finding out yourself. Google the major brokerage firms such as Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Barclays and JP Morgan for starters. Ask if they are hiring for any assistant/admin roles as a way into the financial world. Edward Jones is also a good start as they provide a good training program but don't know degree requirements there. Good luck.