- Cities with the Best Cost of Living / Work Life Balance in Finance
I've come to the conclusion NYC is not for me. More power to all of you whose dream is working on the street, it's just not for me. Cost of living is too high. Hours are too long. Taxes are too high. Where in the country is the best balance ...
Forum topic - thomas1282 - Aug 9 2014 - 2:00pm - 119 comments
- More Prestigious- Retail or PWM?
I have an offer from a large IM firm (250B+ AUM) and have the decision to work in either their retail division or in an investment associate/client facing role in PWM (neither involve any sales). The firm is known for their mutual funds/ETFs so retail ...
Forum topic - Sue Collini - Aug 7 2014 - 12:53am - 7 comments
- Job vs RSM (this year) vs LSE (if accepted)
Hello! I'm in a terrible dilemma and I don't know what I should do. In autumn 2013 I've applied to both LSE and RSM. I've been rejected from LSE (Msc Finance + Msc Accounting and Finance), but offered a place at Rotterdam School of ...
Forum topic - MrQuatze - Jul 16 2014 - 11:58am - 25 comments
- Bellwether Asset Management
I was wondering if anyone has heard of this off- balance sheet, real estate Asset Management firm, supposedly a newly formed branch of Oaktree Capital. No idea what the interview is supposed to be like (applying as an Intern), anyone heard of them, or can ...
Forum topic - Gollygeegravy - Aug 1 2014 - 1:01pm
- Helpful to own firm's mutual fund in interview?
I plan to interview for an ER internship at a buy-side firm this coming fall. Would holding a company's mutual fund in the investment style I prefer be helpful when discussing personal holdings? ...
Forum topic - eltoro454 - Jul 14 2014 - 12:24pm - 4 comments
- Asset/Investment Management vs Sales/Trading
My mind has been tossed around the past couple of days about this and found no clear answer. What is the real difference between Asset Management divisions and Sales/Trading Divisions. I want to think Asset Management is there for managing long term ...
Forum topic - Niteform - Jul 28 2014 - 6:51pm - 1 comment
- Is Private Wealth Management/Asset Management/Investment Advisory/Financial Planning/Financial Advising all the same thing?
I tried to Google local firms in my area and they do pretty much the same thing? Why do all of these firms call themselves something different? ...
Forum topic - The Alpha Male - Jul 27 2014 - 7:25pm - 1 comment
- Asset Management- Institutional Clients- Really need some Excel pointers in regards to asset management.
Hi Guys, I am hopefully starting in Asset Management soon on to sell side dealing with Institutional clients. And I was want to be as less a burden as possible in the beginning. My Excel skills are ok but I was more interested in knowing, what should I ...
Forum topic - gudlaugurh11 - Jul 20 2014 - 3:08am - 1 comment
- Why is PWM looked down on?
Why is PWM generally looked down on? Is it because of something palpable like lower salaries or is it just for no reason? What is the genesis of this phenomenon? Thank you. ...
Forum topic - Henry Kissinger - May 31 2014 - 8:00pm - 86 comments
- Thoughts on T. Rowe Price
Wanted to know ppl's thoughts on T Rowe. Well respected shop or regional firm? Pay and culture? In the future I want to do an MBA, so interested in how schools view it? (semi feeder company?) Thanks in advance. ...
Forum topic - bean - Jun 14 2014 - 5:49pm - 5 comments