Financial Careers: Credit Analysis

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A career in credit analysis focuses on assessing the creditworthiness of individual or institutional loan applicants through quantitative analysis of their financial data. Credit analysts work for a wide variety of companies, from commercial banks and credit-rating agencies to retail operations and investment banks.

Obtaining a professional certification provides an additional level of expertise to professionals working in credit analysis and can help them distinguish themselves, improve their job prospects and increase their pay.

To learn about five professional certifications available to individuals pursuing a career in credit analysis, read my Investopedia article, Getting Accredited For A Career In Credit Analysis.

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