J. William Carpenter

J. William Carpenter

William writes on business and finance, higher education and travel topics for online publications and business clients. Prior to his writing career, he worked as an economics instructor at Missouri State University campuses in Missouri and China. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics. Get in touch with William on Twitter.

  1. Career / Compensation

    Investment analyst: Career path and qualifications

    Learn how to prepare for a career as an investment analyst and how many professionals in the field progress through their ...
  2. Career / Compensation

    Equity research: Career path and qualifications

    Find out what equity research analysts do on a day-to-day basis, and learn more about the typical career progression for ...
  3. Career / Compensation

    Quantitative analyst: Career path and qualifications

    Learn about the work that quantitative financial analysts do every day, and determine what it takes to become a successful ...
  4. Career / Compensation

    Private banker: Career path and qualifications

    Discover what kind of work private bankers do, and learn more about how you can develop the experience and qualifications ...
  5. Stocks

    Top 6 Companies Owned by Starbucks (SBUX)

    Read about some of the most important subsidiary companies in the Starbucks family, and learn a little more about how they ...
  6. Financial Analysis

    The Top 5 British Petroleum Shareholders (BP)

    Discover the five largest shareholders of British Petroleum stock, who are all investment management firms with billions ...
  7. Retirement Living

    Thailand Vs. Vietnam: Which Is Better for Retirees?

    Learn how Vietnam and Thailand compare in terms of living cost, access to health care and lifestyle to help you decide which ...
  8. Retirement Living

    What Does it Cost to Retire in Costa Rica?

    Tally up the costs associated with taking your retirement in Costa Rica, and determine whether you have what it takes to ...
  9. Retirement Living

    What Does it Cost to Retire in Belize?

    Find out how much monthly income you need to retire comfortably in Belize, a subtropical paradise with jungle landscapes, ...
  10. Career / Compensation

    Financial Analyst: Career Path & Qualifications

    Read about what it takes to become a financial analyst in a corporation or securities firm, and learn how far you can rise ...
  11. Retirement Living

    Living in the Dominican Republic on $1,000 a Month

    Determine whether a $1,000 monthly budget is enough to live comfortably and safely in the Dominican Republic, an island nation ...
  12. High Net Worth Strategy

    Financial Literacy Tools for Small Business Owners

    Learn more about where you can access some of the best free financial literacy resources and tools available for small business ...
  13. Retirement Living

    6 Cities in Puerto Rico for Retirement and Vacationing

    Learn about some of the most popular retirement destinations in Puerto Rico, and decide whether this U.S. territory is the ...
  14. Mutual Funds

    3 Long-Term Global Equity Portfolio Managers (OPGIX, MWEFX)

    Take a look at three long-tenured mutual fund managers working in the global equity space, and learn more about their backgrounds ...
  15. Mutual Funds

    BGOAX: The 3 Richest Mutual Fund Portfolio Managers (BEN)

    Discover several of the richest active mutual fund portfolio managers in the world, according to the 2016 Forbes list of ...