• Michael Bryant
    MBAIF.OB or CFA for Financial Analyst. Ok, I am working there. Done financial accounting and personal finance. http://yhoo.it/navAZO
    10/15/11
    Reply (11)
    • Bill L.: MBAIF.OB?- that depends on the school and the program quality.
      10/15/11
    • Bill L.: CFA designation? that will pretty much guarantee a job at one of the big banks. Even passing level1 is a huge achievement and will catch the
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    • Bill L.: eye of a resume reader, if applying to an analyst or entry level analyst associate level. Depends on your goals in the industry.
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    • Michael Bryant: Bill L: Thanks. Guess I should go for the CFA instead of the MBAIF.OB. I already graduated in chemistry and am looking to become a fund manager.
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    • Michael Bryant: Thus, I don't want to spend a lot of money taking extra classes. I rather get an MBAIF.OB than an undergraduate finance degree.
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    • Michael Bryant: But just getting a CFA would be best.
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    • Skizz: I have both. CFA much better for financial analysis when it comes to investments and securities. Jobs still not that easy to get, its...
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    • Skizz: brutal here on Wall St...
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    • Skizz: CFA much cheaper too
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    • Michael Bryant: Do you have to take classes to become CFA or can you just study on your own and take a test?
      10/15/11
    • Skizz: You can study on your own and take the test. Feel free to reach out with questions.... scfrantz@gmail.com.....name is Scott
      10/16/11