Best Route to Financial Stability, MBA or CPA?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 30, 2011

A reader recently asked if there was more value in pursuing an MBA or becoming a CPA.

We asked Sally Blount, dean of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, for the answer. Here’s what she said:

Click here to visit Kellogg’s MBA profile.

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Reader Comments

Jim

November 30, 2011 4:33 PM

Neither, read The Intelligent Investor, Chapters 8 and 20 twice, and use the money to start investing.

Bob

November 30, 2011 5:49 PM

Obviously, if you interview the Dean of a Business School they're going to recommend a MBA over a CPA since they're going to make more money of the MBA tuition.

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