I had a great time working on this apprenticeship for my associate degree. The tools learned on this level allowed me to gain a clear picture of the true financial state of any business. It was often surprising to discover the true condition a group was in through their financial information. Bank accounts are unforgiving, and if an organization is making it or not is unmistakably shown in their financial data. Fortunately, whatever the challenge is, the Financial Planning Course/Apprenticeship gives one the skill to improve the condition. Solvency and profitability are not accidents. They show industry and excellent financial control. No organization can be successful if it lacks sound financial policy and practice. This is what I gained from the Financial Planning course/apprenticeship. By Juan Carlos Ramos Paulino, a Dominican student from Santo Domingo on the associate degree program at the Hubbard College of Administration (HCA), Los Angeles, CA. The HCA is a self-paced business school that offers an exceptional business administration curriculum, unique learning technology, life-changing apprenticeships and internships, assistance with job placement and a lifetime warranty for students. I am currently in the process of completing the final documentation of the “Financial Planning” apprenticeship.