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Working 60-70 Hours a Week is ‘Fine’ Says Underpaid Big 4 Auditor Skilled in the Art of Minimizing

Check out this Big 4 auditor recently profiled on eFinancialCareers. Blink twice if you need work-life balance, buddy. I’m an auditor for a Big Four firm. Audit jobs don’t always have a good reputation: they pay less than some other Big Four jobs and offer less chance of making partner. But this is fine because […]

FINRA Lost a Bucketload of Money in 2011

According to FINRA's latest annual report, the agency reported an $84 million loss for the 2011 fiscal year, blaming low trading volume and poor industry revenue, among other factors. In the interest of keeping FINRA afloat, the SEC has allowed them to raise some fees as soon as July 2 to get the jump on […]