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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 Scholarships: How to Successfully Get Them

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 $1,600, not including any third-party materials you might need. Luckily, there are a variety of CFA scholarships available for candidates, allowing you to reduce the enrollment and signup …

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What’s the Best CFA Level 3 Study Order?

Level 1 Topic Order • Level 2 Topic Order • Level 3 Topic Order CFA Level 3 curriculum content has undergone a huge revamp during 2019-2021. The good news is that there are no major changes between 2023 and 2024’s CFA Level 3 curriculum this time around. There are 33 readings (2024) in the CFA Level 3 syllabus across …

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CFA Charterholders: Why Top Firms Prefer Hiring Them

Interviewing for a new job, targeting a promotion, or looking to progress your career? Top tier firms know that the CFA Program produces results. ​For your next career move, here’s a primer with all the facts and research showing how CFA charterholders and candidates have an edge over the rest. Let’s dive in! A hiring …

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CFA Exemptions: A Big Perk You Should Know

We’ve gone through the direct advantages of pursuing the CFA charter. Although there are currently no exemptions on the CFA exams itself, are you aware that the CFA Program could be getting you fast-tracked through things like: Whether you are a CFA candidate or charterholder, it’s always a good idea to check if other certification …

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CFA Level 3 Essay Questions: How To Self-Grade Accurately

The CFA Level 3 essay questions, also known as the constructed response section, is often a significant challenge to Level 3 candidates.  Our research has also estimated that more than 93% of Level 3 candidates performed worse in the essay paper compared to the item-set paper, so improving your essay performance can really help your chances …

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