From large investment houses to community banks, financial institutions across the country have already felt the sting of the recession. According to the FDIC, over two dozen banks closed their doors since the start of 2008, with countless others merging in the wake of devalued market capitalization. Financial professionals ranked among the most laid-off Americans in the early part of 2009, with thousands of former brokers and analysts wondering how to put their financial skills to work.
About Joe Taylor Jr.
Joe Taylor Jr. has written about media, technology, entertainment, and personal finance for over 25 years. His work has been featured on NPR, CNBC, Financial Times Television, and ABC News. After helping to launch one of public radio's first successful digital platforms, Joe now serves as a customer service, communications, and user experience consultant for a variety of Fortune 500 and Inc. 500 companies.