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Sarah Fisher has been researching and writing about business and finance for years. She has worked for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and her work has appeared on Business Insider and Yahoo Finance. Sarah has a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and is from New York City. When she isn't writing finance articles, she dabbles in animation and graphic design.
Posts by Sarah Fisher:
Certified Fraud Examiners are trained in fraud examination activities like forensic accounting. Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) have a variety of job options, such as forensic accountant, compliance officer, internal or external auditor, state or private investigator, and law enforcement. CFEs can also become special agents, inspector generals, chief risk officers, chief compliance officers, and chief audit executives. In this article we’ll explore how the certification is earned and used. Read more
A commodity trading advisor (CTA) has expertise in trading commodities and related instruments. Although a CTA can act much like a financial advisor, and some financial advisors may hold the designation, this designation is specific to advice related to commodities or futures trading. CTAs might manage investment accounts or trade futures on behalf of clients, and a CTA can be either an individual or a company. Here’s how the CTA certification is earned, and what it qualifies a financial professional to do. Read more
Banks, brokerages, insurers and even some government agencies spend significant resources to identify, assess and mitigate financial risk. One of the top certifications for professionals in this line of work is the professional risk manager certification (PRM). Here’s what you should know about the certification, how to get it, the fees entailed, and what it equips designees to do. Read more
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a 27-year-old federal law designed to protect the jobs of workers who need to take an unpaid leave of absence, for specified reasons, of up to 12 weeks. In… Read more