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  1. AMA: Internal Wholesaler at a Mutual Fund

    I work at a large MF in the Northeast as an internal wholesaler. For those of you who don't know what that is, it's basically inside sales. I make outbound dials to financial advisors to sell them our mutual funds among other things. I have over ...

    - Jan 27 2015 - 12:38am - 57 comments

  2. Do hedge funds look down at Asset Management Firms?

    I was talking to some folks around the office and somehow Putnam or Wellington got brought up in the conversation. Someone immediately said that "asset managers don't count." Is this a common view in the hedge fund world? hedge fund asset ...

    - Jan 18 2015 - 1:00am - 53 comments

  3. AMA- Financial Techonology/Unique Background

    While I know most people on this forum have no interest in IT jobs even if they are in finance, there may be someone with my background who would be interested in my story. Background: Age: 27 Department: Technology- I would say this is MO at my firm if ...

    - Feb 16 2015 - 2:00pm - 9 comments

  4. AMA- I'm an Equity Analyst/PM at an Asset Manager

    Mod Note (Andy): this ama is now closed, thanks again to N164 for answering all the q's! I've been in the Asset Management field for 15+ years, started as an i-banker out of undergrad, moved to AM after b-school when the hours got to me (both at ...

    - Nov 19 2014 - 12:34pm - 102 comments

  5. BlackRock 2015 Analyst Salaries

    Does anyone have insight on what first year Investment/Advisory Analyst make at BlackRock this year? I know most BB IB's rose their salaries to 85K. I got an offer in BB AM division and it was prorated at 85K, too, but went with BLK because it was a ...

    - Apr 9 2015 - 6:53pm - 7 comments

  6. Starting a PWM Firm

    Hello all, I wanted to pick your brain on this. So I am currently in IBD but want to do something entrepreneurial while still sticking to my finance roots. I was considering starting a pwm firm. I like how its very client facing and the fact that I will ...

    - Apr 18 2015 - 7:16pm - 6 comments

  7. GS QIS Strats vs BoA MBS Strats vs DB S&T

    I currently have 3 great offers for summer internships: 1) Goldman Sachs Strats in QIS 2) BAML Strats Associate on MBS desk 3) Deutsche Bank Trading Analyst ...

    - Feb 28 2015 - 3:23am - 13 comments

  8. Is it even possible to break into bulge bracket banks' AM team after I graduate from college?

    Hey guys, I am a current junior studying Math and Econ at a semi-target school. Although I am currently pursuing the actuarial field, I think I am also interested in the Asset Management field. This summer, I will be interning at an insurance Asset ...

    - Mar 19 2015 - 1:47am - 7 comments

  9. 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 ...

    - Aug 9 2014 - 2:00pm - 121 comments

  10. Moving from Property Management to REPE/Asset Management

    Hi All, I'm still relatively new to the site though I have been lurking for a bit. Through searching on the site I was unable to find some insights or if it is possible to move from commercial property management (office/industrial) to the Asset ...

    - Mar 25 2015 - 8:40pm - 5 comments

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