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Old 31-07-2013, 11:33 PM   #181
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Old 24-08-2013, 08:12 PM   #182
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every mother son want to take CFA MBA go work in finance and banks, LOL
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Old 15-02-2014, 01:12 AM   #183
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Hi guys. I was recently offered a place at Durham University's Finance Bsc (I do have a bit of background in finance from my diploma specialization). I was intending on applying for my CFA in my final year as I felt that going back to studying after working for several years wouldn't be too conducive. After reading through all the previous experience of others, I am a bit skeptical and whether I should continue with a CFA or continuing on with an Msc in Finance.

A full time masters in the UK could be completed in a 9 months. and I really do not wish to work for several years before I start to "upgrade" myself again. This is mainly due to age (I will start my degree at 23). Like some of you with more experience have mentioned, a CFA and an Msc would likely "steer" me to a specific career if I am absolutely sure what I aspire to be in the future. I feel that I do not want to restrict myself to a specific career path, as I never know what may happen in the future. I am looking more into versatility. So I believe a masters would be more beneficial to me? As a CFA would be for individuals who already understand what they want as their future career path?
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Old 07-05-2014, 05:12 PM   #184
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A full time masters in the UK could be completed in a 9 months.
Hi Noirkw, can you share which masters is that? Thanks.
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Old 22-06-2014, 12:19 PM   #185
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think if possible, do one at ivy league is better
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Old 25-06-2014, 01:44 PM   #186
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Old 25-06-2014, 02:20 PM   #187
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Will CFA become the new MBA? - FT.com

quite a interesting vid for peopel considering the CFA MBA discussion
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Old 25-06-2014, 03:32 PM   #188
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Will CFA become the new MBA? - FT.com

quite a interesting vid for peopel considering the CFA MBA discussion
cfa definitely better if you want a specialised investment or finance job. mba is just networking.
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Old 03-07-2014, 02:52 PM   #189
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hello seniors and professionals in the finance industry.

do you think completing 3 levels of CFA by the end of 3 years auditing experience in a big 4 will add value to myself?

what would be some possible routes after that. not really keen to continue being accountant
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Old 10-07-2014, 02:21 PM   #190
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CFA Info-session and Preview Lecture

Here's another info-session from CFA Society Singapore.

Date: 17 July 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Venue: Seminar Room 3.4 @ Lee Kong Chian School of Business, SMU

The preview lecture is on Fixed Income.

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Old 17-08-2014, 03:33 PM   #191
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Talking Difference between CFA and Masters in Finance

Can anyone tell me the difference between CFA and Masters in Finance?

Hey, yes both the programs are different.
Masters in Finance is all about Managing finance or related to management decision making. Here, you study not only finance but other topic of general management.

Where as CFA is more about Financial Analysis.
It focuses more on Investments and Stock market.

If you want to get a professional counseling talk to any institute who provides classes for cfa.

iplanonline.in/courses/cfa-level-1/
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Old 23-08-2014, 02:24 PM   #192
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Hey, yes both the programs are different.
Masters in Finance is all about Managing finance or related to management decision making. Here, you study not only finance but other topic of general management.

Where as CFA is more about Financial Analysis.
It focuses more on Investments and Stock market.
Wrong info given. The advertised course/counselling is not worth a look
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Old 23-08-2014, 09:42 PM   #193
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Wrong info given. The advertised course/counselling is not worth a look
You right

I taken both and completed both. Msc in finance is in depth knowledge. CFA is textbook exam and very wide.

Whether it increase your chance of getting into finance sector really depend on how good you are. For example, a just pass in Msc finance is not impressive. Failing CFA 7 times before passing is not impressive either. There are so many factors and CFA and those Msc play only a small part
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Old 14-09-2014, 08:24 PM   #194
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I heard masters of finance require econometrics and having go without them, will be quite tough as there will be alotnof applied stuffs.
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Old 15-09-2014, 07:15 PM   #195
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forget about CFA,ACCA,MBA,M.Fin

All these are useless.
TA+FA ISH THE BEST!!!
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