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Does the CFA open doors for you in a similar way to an MBA? Or is it fair to say an MBA gives you much wider breadth in career possibilities

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CFA on business card only impresses me if it’s printed in raised lettering.

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VP, I care that your business card says CFA in bold print

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Nobody cares if your business card says CFA.

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Do they cost the same? Then how do you think they're worth the same?

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Amen JPMC2!

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Obviously the latter

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Even within finance MBA can go into research, banking, corp fin etc. CFA is mostly just for research and asset mgmt.

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@ib assoc 1, yes yes they do.

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I should clarify, talking about within finance

Everyone has an MBA, CFA actually sets a standard. Also, you can’t put MBA on your business card, only CFA. So you decide what you think is better. If you are already in the industry, you just need to work more on networking.

I don't care if CFA is printed on your business card.

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