If you wanna become a person who work in investment banking field or be able to value financial instruments such as stocks, bonds and derivatives, CFA is suitable for you. But if you want to work in finance department of a company, CMA is more superior to CFA. If you want to improve your finance and economics, I think it is better to read the textbook rather than pursue CFA.My textbook recommendation:
- Principles of economics - By Mankiw. (it is the best book for introductory economics)- Macroeconomics - By Mankiw (it is intermediate macroeconomics textbook)- Corporate finance - Stephen Ross (it is very useful book. And since you are accountant, reading this textbook is easier to understand and "feel" the knowledge)My background: I have completed CFA level 1 with top 10% score. But when I was learning level 2, I saw that it is not suitable for my goal to become a finance manager. I am going to take CMA exam on may and june. And many friends of mine is impressed by my knowledge which is come from CMA.
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