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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:
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
Kansas hasn’t been hit as badly by COVID-19 as states like New York and California, but the pandemic has still affected the Sunflower State. As of mid-May, there were 7,468 reported cases and 164 deaths. On March 28, Gov. Laura Kelly announced a stay-at-home order. In the first week of April, more than 50,000 people in Kansas had filed for unemployment, out of an estimated civilian workforce of just under 2 million. However, there’s assistance avialable from both the federal government and the state of Kansas for residents and small business owners. If coronavirus has affected you or your business, this guide will show you how to find help. 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