Investment Banking Career Path: Roles, Progression & Salaries 1

Investment Banking Career Path: Roles, Progression & Salaries

Investment banking can be extremely rewarding as a career choice, both purely financial terms as well as professionally. Not only it pays well, it can also lead to some great exit opportunities as you progress in your career. That said, an investment banking career path can be demanding and often stressful, although a popular finance …

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accounting career path

Accounting Career Path: Roles, Salaries, Progression

There are at least 3 million professional accountants around the world. This isn’t surprising considering how vital the accounting industry is to our society, from small businesses, large corporations and even governmental organizations. If you’re interested in pursuing accounting as a career, you’ll find a broad range of opportunities. From working for one of the …

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cfa level 2 tips

CFA Level 2 Tips: Top Advice From Previous Candidates

Congrats on passing Level 1, and welcome to CFA Level 2! Unfortunately, the CFA Level 2 exam is a different beast, with a reputation to be the most challenging exam with the most material to cover. Many candidates failed at this hurdle given the step up in difficulty that is unknown upfront. That’s why we are here: …

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cfa level 3 tips

CFA Level 3 Tips: Top Advice From Previous Candidates

I know the feeling – you’ve just beat the beast that was Level 2 – that was the hardest one, isn’t it? Well… yes and no. While on paper Level 2 is harder due to the sheer amount of material, Level 3 is a challenge for other reasons. CFA Level 3 tends to be underestimated and also the most …

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Investment Banking Career Path: Roles, Progression & Salaries 2

CFA Level 1 Tips: Top Advice From Previous Candidates

So you’ve finally registered for the CFA exams as a Level 1 candidate. Welcome! Facing the first challenge of your CFA journey can be overwhelming. But you are not alone, because we are here to guide you on what you should do in your CFA Level 1 preparation and help you pass.  Here are our top 10 CFA …

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cfp certified financial planner guide

CFP Exam: How to Become a Certified Financial Planner

If you’re considering a career in finance, financial planning may be an ideal career path as it offers a great work life balance, decent salary with interesting, client-focused analytical work. It’s a big growth area too, with global demand for financial planning expected to grow faster than average in the next 5 years. In essence, …

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cfa vs cfp

CFA vs CFP: Which is better for me?

If you have an inkling of which finance career you’re interested in pursuing, it is definitely worth studying for a specialized, globally recognized finance certification to help you secure that desired career path. CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and CFP (Certified Financial Planner) certifications definitely fit the criteria: highly specialized in their respective field yet still …

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cfa professional conduct investigation

CFA Professional Conduct Investigation: A Clear Guide

As a CFA candidate, you may have heard occasional horror stories about some candidates being subjected to CFA Professional Conduct investigations due to a misconduct (perceived or actual). To help alleviate your concerns, this article explains: what CFA Institute’s Professional Conduct Program (PCP) is about; how a disciplinary process works; what to do if you’re …

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cfa registration journey planner

Plan Your CFA Registration With Our Handy Journey Planner

After a year of computer-based testing (CBT), CFA Institute recently announced yet another change to the exam windows for 2022-2023 CFA exams. For those considering the CFA exams: How do these changes impact the speed of your path to CFA charter? What are the differences between the various CFA registration options? ​How does that route …

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