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Any 🐠 have a CFP? Was it worth the time investment? Trying to decide whether to pursue CPA or CFP for long-term market competitiveness. (Not looking to dedicate several years for CFA.)

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CPA is pointless

Really?

Why would you get CPA or CFP?

If you're in Deloitte advisory maybe CPA makes sense. Or S&O finance. Otherwise... why

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