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Do you have friends or relatives who are considering becoming an advisor? The skills acquired in college can set the career trajectory for promising young talent. Whether the goal is to work at an investment brokerage firm or an RIA with her own shop, one thing is certain: Financial advisor of the future will need specialized training on top of their college degrees in order to succeed. (For more, see: Is a Career in Financial Planning in your Future?)

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