Do What You Love and Love What You Do

I had a mini-epiphany this week.  I really LOVE what I do.  Seriously.  I love teaching and writing about finance.  I know that sounds like about the nerdiest thing ever, but that’s the way it is.  I chose this profession because I find it interesting and challenging and there is always something new to discover …

Day #326: How Much is that Finance Degree Worth?

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce has a new study out that compares undergraduate college majors with respect to their popularity and the salaries earned after graduation by race and gender.  The study covers 171 specific majors across 15 major groups and is based on data from the American Community Survey.  In 2009, …

Day #325: What if You Just Aren’t That Good?

Everyone experiences those moments when you get a little (or a big) wakeup call.  You know what I’m talking about.  They are those times when reality hits you upside the head and forces you to reconsider how you do things and what you are really made of.  I experienced one of those this week.  I …