Ting Pen

Ting is a ValuePenguin Co-Founder. She previously evaluated corporate mergers and acquisitions as a Financial Analyst at Citigroup.

What's It Like Being an Accountant?

"You must be good with numbers." Phillip Cheung, a Maryland-based CPA, has heard the common refrain, but the work of accountants and...

What's It Like Being a Pediatric Psychiatrist?

How Dr. Brooke Weindarden introduces her career to new friends can alter the course of a conversation. "I usually try to stick with '...

Best Cities for Travel Agents

With digital communication and the the world wide web at their fingertips, travel agents no longer need a brick-and-mortar building or a...

Best Cities for Real Estate Agents

Far be it from us at ValuePenguin to offer advice about location to real estate agents, but these professionals care about many of the same...

Best Cities for Reporters, Correspondents

In the world of media, an ever-changing one, it's important to define our terms first. The Bureau of Labor Statistics defines reporters...

Best Cities for Mail Carriers

In a single day, there are 509 million pieces of mail processed and delivered by the U.S. Postal Service, with 7,000 plus letter carriers...

Best Cities for Mental Health Counselors

Mental health Counselors is a job related to psychology, where growth in job opportunities are expected to grow. Here are some of the best...

What's It Like Being a Physical Therapist?

There are more than just actors behind the curtain at your favorite Broadway musical. It's also standard practice for these big-time shows...

What's It Like Being a Mental Health Counselor in the Military?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who can dispense medication. And a psychologist has earned a Ph.D. and often works in the abstract. But...

Best Cities for Physical Therapists

Here at ValuePenguin, we'd like to offer our services to physical therapists by using four data points -- number of jobs, average salary,...

Teaching Actuarial Science - Professor Talk

Some have unfairly said that those who can, do and those who can't, teach. In Ian Duncan's case, he had already done so much that it was...

What It's Like Being a Casualty Actuary

Like doctors and lawyers, actuaries must pass a series of exams to gain status, standing and, ahem, salary in the workplace. Uniquely,...