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Each month's “Advisor Forum” receives about 224,000 unique page views from FAs who wish to discuss all kinds of topics, including this recent post:

“I'm straight out of university and also straight out of a six month internship at Merrill. I have an offer to join there, but I was wondering if anyone had some insight as to what happens to the 90% of advisors who don't make it past three years. What's the job market like for those guys? I would think employers see this one of two ways: “his only training is in sales, and he isn't good at that — not worth much, and not good for a career switch”, or “he has experience at a large established company, and while that didn't work out, he has some investments knowledge and work ethic”. Obviously there will be companies on both sides there, but I want to know which side is prevailing. Will I be screwed if I drop out after two years, or will I be okay?”

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