Career Opportunities in Capital Markets – An Overview

If you think that a career in finance means only a traditional type boring job at a bank, you are mistaken. There are a lot of options in finance to choose from. In fact, they are countless, exciting and challenging. Like any other market, this too has risks and rewards. The world of finance includes [...]

Bank Sales Management – 4 Steps to Boosting Sales of Corporate Finance-Capital Markets

With notable exceptions, commercial bank efforts to boost revenue by selling corporate finance and capital markets products to middle market have not met expectations. This, despite significant investments in investment banking capabilities, product training, and corporate finance training that have kept corporate finance teachers busy for several decades. Why is this? What can sales team [...]

Empowerment and Equality and Your Finances

The slogan “girl power” has been used for decades to encourage and celebrate female empowerment, independence, and confidence. The term used most often relates to sports and employment; however, new studies are showing that women need to exert their girl power when it comes to finances and financial planning. A recent study released by UBS [...]

10 Common-Sense Ways to Cut Expenses and Get Rid of Debt

Do you know how much you spend on groceries every month? Do you understand the way your monthly home bills add up? These are just a couple of questions to ask yourself when figuring out how to cut expenses. Better budgeting doesn’t mean you live a boring, restricted life or have to feel weighed down [...]

3 Biggest Downsides of Bad Credit

Ideally, all of the decisions we make in life involve consideration of both the pros and the cons of the possible outcomes. For example, the decision to eat a piece of chicken past its expiration date should be based not just on the potential for a tasty dinner, but also the potential for a less-than-pleasant [...]