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    Government Finance Officers Association
    Financial Planning Association
    International Association of Financial Engineers

Professional Organizations

  1. Association for Financial Professionals

    Association for Financial Professionals

    This site provides information on conferences and events, training, CTP certification, global career opportunities, advocacy, and more as relates to professionals in the financial industry.

  2. American Bankers Association

    American Bankers Association

    The American Bankers Association is a central location for products, training and events information, and educational resources on issues and advocacy related to banking.

  3. Financial Planning Association

    Financial Planning Association

    The Financial Planning Association is a collaborative group promoting leadership and advocacy within the realm of professional financial planning. The organization seeks to promote the profession and has nearly 100 chapters throughout the states supporting this …

  4. Financial Management Association International

    Financial Management Association International

    Focused primarily on promoting aspects of high-quality research within the area of financial planning, the Financial Management Association International works to provide opportunities for professional interaction between academics, students, and practitioners …

  5. National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

    National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

    As the leading professional association of fee-only financial advisors, the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a collaborative group of highly trained professionals who strive to work for the best interests of their clients.

  6. Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business

    Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business

    Designed to be a valuable resource for accountants and financial professionals within the business industry, this association provides group and networking opportunities, information about certification, a list of upcoming programs and events, and much more.

  7. National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

    National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

    The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) gives employees in these fields a central location for advocacy information and other valuable resources related to the profession.

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Social Networks

  1. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Network

    The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Network is an open group with more than 136,000 active members contributing to the discussions and job listings.

  2. Financial Services Regulation

    This locked group is dedicated to professionals in the financial industry who are concerned with services regulation. The active group has more than 99,300 members.

  3. Financial Services Career Center

    The Financial Services Career Center has more than 68,300 members in this active group, which is dedicated to financial professionals seeking job opportunities.

  4. Financial Risk Management Network

    This locked group has more than 45,400 active members who contribute to the discussion and networking of professionals in risk management.

  5. Financial Professionals Network

    The Finance Professionals Network group is locked but has nearly 41,500 active members. The group is designed for MAF, ACA, CPA, ICPAS, CFA professionals, and others in the industry.

  6. Finance

    Active community for finance professionals and enthusiasts.

  7. Personal Finance

    Chats about saving, making more money, and investing. Accessible for those new to finance.

  8. Corporate Finance

    Discuss corporate finance with established professionals as well as those new to the field.

  9. Economics and Finance

    A community for those interested in economics, investing, and monetary policy.

Licensure Information

  1. Earn a bachelor's degree in finance or a related field.

  2. Complete at least four years of professional experience.

  3. Pass one of three certification exams: Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Professional Risk Manager (PRM)

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Finance Careers at a Glance

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Best States for Finance Careers

in 2011
Annual Salary
Hourly Pay
Massachusetts 20,810 $129,070 $62
Connecticut 12,180 $126,930 $61
District of Columbia 6,410 $135,760 $65