CFA Institute to Extend CFA Program Candidate Eligibility by One Year

CFA Level 1 Eligibility: Undergrads Can Now Start A Year Earlier

CFA Institute has expanded the CFA Level 1 eligibility for the program: students with two years remaining in their undergrad studies will be able to register and sit for the CFA Level 1 exam, effective immediately. Here’s a quick summary of the change. What has changed? Previously, you could only register for the CFA Program …

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What Is CFA Exam? A Useful Beginner’s Guide

Considering the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification and wondering what is it all about? ​Here’s our ultimate, summarized CFA exam overview on all the details you need to know. What is CFA exam about? A quick overview The CFA charter is a world-renowned qualification in the investment management sector, and increasingly the “gold standard” for portfolio managers, wealth …

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CFA Exam Dates Deadlines and Schedule For Your Calendar

CFA Exam Dates 2022-2023: Key Registration Deadlines

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 kept changing for the L1-L3 exam window frequencies. So here’s a quick summary on all relevant CFA exam dates you need to know, as …

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Should You Consider CFA In College or University?

Can you take CFA Level 1 in college? Yes, according to CFA Level 1’s entry requirements, the earliest candidates can register for CFA Level 1 is when they have 2 years (instead of one year) remaining in their undergraduate degree. But, should you be taking CFA Level 1 in college though? I think it depends, …

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CFA Deferral Policy: How to Make Exam Changes, Simplified

With so many changes and constant updates in CFA exam policies recently, 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 summarize the …

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CFA Entry Requirements: A Detailed Overview

There are currently more than 175,000 individuals CFA charterholders globally, and this number is only expected to increase. The first step of becoming a CFA charterholder is to register for CFA Level 1. This brings up a handful of important questions: If you’re considering the CFA Program, check the list below to ensure you meet …

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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 $1,550, 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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CFA Refund and Withdrawal Policy, Clearly Explained

‘How to get a CFA exam refund’ has never really been a frequently asked question, but then the pandemic happened. This has triggered a few changes in the CFA refund policy since then. In this article, we’ll go through the refund options available to candidates – which can be different depending on individual circumstances. How …

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CFA and FRM: Best Way to Get Both Quickly

When looking to boost my financial expertise and qualifications, I went through what was a fairly common dilemma a few years ago: CFA or FRM? My question was then: why not both CFA and FRM, together? In a competitive world of finance, with companies desiring prospective employees to have a broad range of skillset and knowledge, …

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