cfa pass rates

CFA Pass Rates: How Hard Are The CFA Exams?

CFA pass rates are a factor in most candidates’ consideration on whether to sign up for the CFA exams. If pass rates are too high, it lacks prestigiousness. If it is too low, it is too difficult and may not be worth the effort. Tricky, eh? Often branded the ‘world’s hardest exams’, we often get …

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When will CFA exam results be released

When Will My CFA Exam Results Be Released?

[updated for May 2021 CFA exams] Although the CFA Institute announces most of the relevant dates on the CFA exam calendar right at the start, a pretty significant date is usually missing until the last minute – the CFA exam results date. So just like previous years, we’ve predicted the exam results dates for you …

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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 aims to explain: what CFA Institute’s Professional Conduct Program (PCP) is about; how a disciplinary process works; what to do …

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CFA Exam Dates Deadlines and Schedule For Your Calendar

2021-2022 CFA Exam Dates: Important Deadlines You Need To Know

Keeping track of the important CFA exam dates and deadlines is tough when all you want to do is make sure you’re remembering enough of the CFA exam curriculum to pass the exams. It didn’t help that CFA Institute’s dates keep changing with the pandemic situation, in addition to the new frequency and computer-based exam …

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CFA vs CPA_ Which Suits You Better

CFA vs CPA: Our Super Comparison Guide

There is understandably a lot of comparison and confusion between different financial qualifications. CFA vs CPA is no exception – they even sound similar! We have had chartered accountants share their CFA experiences before, but in this article we will specifically compare the CPA and CFA charter in all aspects: career paths, exam formats, exam …

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CFA Level 1 Portfolio Management: Our Cheat Sheet 1

CFA Level 1 Portfolio Management: Our Cheat Sheet

It is probably no surprise that portfolio management is the most popular career current CFA candidates are interested in exploring further. Portfolio management is the heart of the CFA program – and they start you light and gentle in Level 1 with a broad strokes introduction, gradually increasing in difficulty and topic weight as you …

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2022 cfa curriculum changes

2022 CFA Curriculum Changes: Our Super Summary

Note: This article is for the new 2022 curriculum. For previous year’s info, check out our article on 2020-2021 CFA curriculum changes. The new 2022 CFA curriculum is now out for all 3 levels, given that the L1 Feb22 exam is now open for registration. We have carefully gone through all the 2022 learning outcome …

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Salt Solutions CFA Review and Rating

Salt Solutions CFA Online Learning Platform: Our Review

I took and passed my CFA Level 3 ten years ago, almost to the day. Those were the days where if you wanted your practice questions on a computer, you got posted a CD-ROM. The advances in high-quality online learning for CFA candidates since then have been staggering. There are now not just video lectures, …

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CFA Scholarships: How to Successfully Get Them 2

CFA Scholarships: How to Successfully Get Them

Scholarship deadlines: CFA scholarships for the 2021 exams are open for application on a rolling basis, except Access (unknown) and Women’s Scholarship (Sep 2021). Aside from the time commitment, there is a considerable cost to pursuing the CFA charter, especially for students. Level 1 enrollment and registration fees alone can be as high as $1,450, not including …

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