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Old 02-24-2017, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by actuarykev View Post
I am actually open to FSA+MBA combo, just not sure how an MBA would complement the FSA.
You should probably stop thinking in terms of how letters work together and focus on your actual goals. Letters are means to very specific ends. They can also give you options. But sometimes the options that letters are perceived to give are more the effect of self-selection. (IMO this is a significant effect in MBA world.)

All four points in your OP focus on your next steps. That is one useful way to look at things, especially when pricing out immediate tactical decisions. But do you remember how, when doing mazes as a child it was sometimes helpful to trace a path backwards? It can also be useful to try writing about your choices by starting with a statement of the bigger, longer term goals that you are considering, and then backfilling the intermediate steps that could get you to each of them. It can give you a different view of the tradeoffs involved in your intermediate steps.
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I am not sure what's being tested in QFI track, but I heard from my friend, who has both CFA and FSA that you can learn what you study from QFI by taking CFA exams, so his recommendation was to choose the track most relevant to your industry (i.e. health in your case) and take CFA exams. I think this will build your knowledge both in assets and liabilities
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