[Updated] May 2021 CFA Exams Cancelled in Multiple Locations 1

[Updated] May 2021 CFA Exams Cancelled in Multiple Locations

11th May 2021: Partial closings in 6 more locations: Malaysia, Pakistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Cali (Colombia), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Rio De Janeiro (Brazil). 7th May 2021: Reduced capacity in some US test centers, with impacted candidates being rescheduled to Aug or Nov exams. 6th May 2021: Partial closing in Hamburg, Germany 4th May 2021: Kathmandu …

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CFA computer based testing guide

A Super Guide To CFA Computer Based Testing (CBT) From 2021

Way back in March 2019, CFA Institute first announced that CFA Level 1 will be transitioning to computer-based testing (CBT). Then came 2020, a year of significant change for CFA exams. CFA Institute announced in August 2020 that all 3 levels of the CFA exams will be computer-based from 2021. Yes, there are changes in …

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frm vs prm comparison summary

FRM vs PRM: Which risk management certification is better?

Financial risk managers play an invaluable role in maintaining a company’s fiscal health by seeking to identify, analyze and address the risks associated with a company’s business operations. Today, the profession is highly valued, with median annual salaries of $128K in the US, going up to $200K+ for top 10% of risk management professionals. For …

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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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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 when CFA Institute announced that the frequency, dates and format of all 3 Levels are changing in 2021 as well! On …

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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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cfa vs frm

CFA vs FRM: Which is better for me?

Finance certifications such as CFA and FRM are a cost effective way (compared to an MBA) to give your finance career a boost. We do receive a lot of questions from our readers trying to understand the core differences between CFA vs FRM before making a decision. Hence, for those still on the fence, or …

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CFA online proctored testing (OPT)

CFA Online Proctored Testing (OPT): A Timely Summary

Since the first mention of online proctored testing (OPT) on 12th Jan 2021, CFA Institute has promptly revealed more information about this online proctored exam option in the last few weeks. Here’s a summary of the latest of what we know so far: What is Online Proctored Testing (OPT)? OPT candidates can take exams at …

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CFA exam rescheduling policy

CFA Exam Rescheduling Policy: Can I Change Exam Date or Location?

With so many changes and constant updates in CFA exam policies due to COVID-19, it can be hard to keep up with them when you’re busy studying. And sometimes, life happens and you can no longer attend your scheduled CFA test appointment as originally planned. What are your options then? In this constantly-updated article, we …

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cfa in college

Should You Consider CFA In College or University?

One of the requirements of enrolling for the CFA exams is that candidates need to be at least in their final year of their bachelor’s degree when registering for Level 1. As of 2019, a significant and fast growing portion of CFA candidates are full-time university students, nearly doubling to 23% in 2019 (12% in 2018). …

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