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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8 Effective Job Hunting Tips After the Pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic has certainly made job search trickier than it already is. If you are looking for a new job during this chaotic period as things start to ease up, here’s a master list of top job hunting tips to maximize your chances of a job offer. Best of luck! How COVID-19 has …

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cfa after mba

Why Pursuing CFA After MBA Is A Better Idea

I recently graduated this past spring with my Masters in Business Administration. Finance classes were by and far my favorite, and after gaining work experience as an intern in investor relations, I flirted with the idea of obtaining CFA after MBA graduation. The CFA society of my region spoke to my class the first semester …

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cfa vs caia comparison

CFA vs CAIA: Which Is Superior? Or Do Both?

CFA and CAIA designations can appear very similar at first sight, as they both target investment and financial professionals. However, there are differences in global recognition, breadth and depth of topics studied, career focus and exam difficulty. They could even be a complementary set of finance certifications to go for, depending on career goals. For …

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Does CFA Help? Maybe, But It’s Not a Golden Ticket to Jobs

The CFA charter is a great career enhancer in the right industries, and when utilized to its full potential. Although it is challenging to attain, if you are well prepared with a good study plan, it is perfectly possible and will significantly boost your career. That said, does CFA help you get you a job or guarantee one? …

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What To Do When You Lose Your Job: A Helpful Checklist

More than 20 million people lose their jobs in the US alone every year. With bizarre news of mass firing over Zoom calls nowadays, job security has become more unpredictable during the pandemic. Losing your job is one of the most challenging life experiences you can face, so it is good to be prepared in …

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cfa investment foundations

CFA Investment Foundations Program: A Quick Guide

Note: CFA Institute has announced that Investment Foundations program will stop accepting new registrations on 17 December 2021, with the final exam delivered in mid June 2022. Did you know that CFA Institute has a lesser known, global investment certification that is completely free, fully-online, requiring only 100 hours of study with a relatively high …

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cfa investment foundations vs cfa

CFA Investment Foundations vs CFA Program: A Clear Comparison

Did you know that besides the CFA program, CFA Institute also offers a free CFA Investment Foundations program? Many potential candidates get confused between the two qualifications, so we thought it may be helpful to put together a proper comparison guide to help you decide between CFA Investment Foundations vs CFA Program. Let’s dive in! …

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Why I Took the CFA Exams: A Chartered Accountant’s Perspective

Hey 300H readers, I trust study preparations are going well! Sometimes in the midst of the journey when you’re tired from studying, it pays to reflect back to the time where you made the decision to take on the CFA exams challenge – there is a good reason for all this hard work and it …

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