CFA Exam Dates Deadlines and Schedule For Your Calendar

2022 CFA Exam Dates: Important Deadlines You Need To Know

Keeping track of all the important CFA exam information and deadlines is tough as is, especially when you’re already busy studying 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 formats in 2021. So here’s a quick summary …

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Plan Your Finance Career Change With Our Free Tool

Did you know that 66% of employed CFA candidates globally are looking to change some aspect of their careers? Career changes can be hard as your pitch has to highlight why your career path so far makes you the best candidate for the job, in spite of the career switch. Especially if you want to change job …

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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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CFA Scholarships: How to Successfully Get Them 1

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 $1,450, 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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Plan Your CFA Registration With Our Handy Journey Planner

After a year of computer-based testing (CBT), CFA Institute has just 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 …

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cfa pass rates

CFA Pass Rates: How Hard Are The CFA Exams?

[Updated for the Aug’21 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 …

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Why Top Tier Firms Prefer Hiring CFA Charterholders 2

Why Top Tier Firms Prefer Hiring CFA Charterholders

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. A hiring primer for CFA …

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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 them in deciding whether to pursue CFA or FRM. Hence, for those still on the …

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What Is The CFA Exam

What Is CFA Exam? A Useful Beginner’s Guide

Considering the Chartered Financial Analyst exam (CFA) and wondering what is CFA all about? The CFA exams have recently undergone huge changes in exam format and schedules. ​Here’s our ultimate beginner’s guide to all the CFA exam details you need to know. What is CFA exam about? A quick overview The CFA charter is a world-renowned qualification in the …

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