Money matters, but not as much as quality of life and the opportunity to make a difference. This is the surprising consensus of securities industry professionals responding to the 2005 compensation survey by Diversified Management Resources of Boston and the National Investment Company Service Association, of Wellesley Hills, Mass.

In the pursuit of more fulfilling work, particularly in a job market many believe to be strong, nearly two out of three of various securities industry professionals said they'd be willing to make a change.

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