According to Salary.com, financial services professionals report that they have a flexible work schedule, high earnings potential and the opportunity to help a diversified group of individuals and businesses.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs as a personal financial advisor is expected to grow by 30% from 2008 to 2018. **
U.S. News and World Report listed financial planner as one of the 20 hottest professions for the future. Now that baby boomers are reaching retirement age with almost unlimited investment choices available to them, the magazine sees a big demand for financial planning professionals well into the future.