cfa vs frm

CFA vs FRM: Which is better for me?

Finance certifications such as CFA and FRM are a cost effective way (compared to an MBA) to give your finance career a boost. We do receive a lot of questions from our readers trying to understand the core differences between them in deciding whether to pursue CFA or FRM. Hence, for those still on the …

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2022 Asset Management Outlook: 4 Important Trends That Affect Future Jobs

Worried about your job in the current climate? Instead of worrying, having an insight to what the future may hold for your industry may help alleviate stress on job security and more importantly – help you better prepare for future changes. Since most CFA candidates are interested in an investment management career, our data-driven guide summarizes the latest …

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How to Evaluate a Job Offer: Our Top Checklist

After a long and hard job search, you’ve gotten yourself a job offer. Congrats! But how do you know if it’s a good one? It’s crucial to know how to evaluate a job offer first, before deciding whether you can negotiate for something better. Deciding to accept a job can be a big decision, and …

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research analyst career path

Research Analyst Career Path: Roles, Salaries & Progression

From a broad perspective, the role of research analyst can be used to describe any individual who collects and interprets data, and presents their findings in a clear way to help guide any decisions that need to be made by an organization. In the finance sector, research analysts are usually involved in creating market reports …

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financial planner career path

Financial Planner Career Path: Roles, Salaries & Progression

Financial planners help individuals to reach their long term financial goals. From planning for retirement, to offering the structure and strategy needed to enable clients to make the most of their finances, financial planners advise on a range of issues including tax, investments, budgets and inheritance. Combining expertise with a client-first approach, financial planners provide …

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FRM vs PRM: Which risk management certification is better?

Financial risk managers play an invaluable role in maintaining a company’s fiscal health by seeking to identify, analyze and address the risks associated with a company’s business operations. Today, the profession is highly valued, with median annual salaries of $128K in the US, going up to $200K+ for top 10% of risk management professionals. For …

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corporate finance career path

Corporate Finance Career Path: Roles, Salaries & Progression

There is a broad range of career options in financial services. While routes like investment banking or working at a hedge fund certainly have their appeal, one of the most popular and perhaps broad reaching paths is to enter the world of corporate finance. But what is corporate finance? Is it a good career path …

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6 Useful Salary Negotiation Tips You Must Know

It’s insane that we’re never taught about negotiations in classes, given how much we actually need it for important milestones in our lives, such as promotion and salary raise discussions. Just like interviewing, networking, or knowing what to do to get the promotion, negotiations are part and parcel of life, especially when managing your career. Practicing and learning …

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How to Get Into Wealth Management: An Insider’s Guide

About Tamara: In addition to more than 10 years of wealth management experience, Tamara holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designations and has obtained the Life License Qualification Program (LLQP). She is currently a Portfolio Manager at TD Wealth Private Investment Counsel, one of Canada’s largest private client money management firms. One of the …

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