Financial Planning Consultants in Demand After Tax Season Says LocalEdu.com

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LocalEdu.com reveals that demand for the services of financial planning consultants is strong in tax season and is predicted to remain high in the long-term. Employment in the sector is predicted to rise "faster than average" through 2014. A feature on LocalEdu.com highlights a projection by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that employment of financial analysts and personal financial advisors is expected to rise.

Tax season is here and demand is high for financial analysts and personal finance advisors. However, January through April is not the only boom time for financial planning consultants, according to a feature on LocalEdu.com, an online resource that provides location-specific school information (http://www.localedu.com). LocalEdu.com's feature article highlights a Bureau of Labor Statistics projection that employment of financial analysts and personal financial advisors is predicted to increase "faster than average" for all occupations at a rate of between 18 to 26 percent through 2014.

LocalEdu.com features program listings for finance degrees and other business administration fields, along with an array of features on careers, education and other opportunities. LocalEdu.com's business education feature article "It Pays to Earn Your BBA in Finance in Charlotte," spotlights just one of LocalEdu.com's business finance programs in the context of the bright long-term forecast for financial planning consultants nationwide

(http://www.localedu.com/state/north-carolina/it-pays-to-earn-your-bba-in-finance-in-charlotte.php).

The article explains: "With baby boomers entering retirement, people living longer and the market becoming increasingly globalized, these financial experts will be in great demand--especially in Charlotte, where many of the companies handling these concerns are based. Median annual earnings for financial analysts in 2004 were a healthy $61,910, and for personal financial advisors they were $62,700."

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors recommends that comprehensive financial advisors have not only a college degree, but also pursue advanced education in financial planning topics such as investments, taxes, insurance or estate planning.

LocalEdu.com is an educational resource that provides students with information on cities, schools and educational programs. Students can search the LocalEdu.com directory to find universities, colleges and vocational schools anywhere they want to go to school--from California to Florida, Texas to Illinois.

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