Why Top Tier Firms Prefer Hiring CFA Charterholders 1

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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How Much Does CFA Exam Cost? A Helpful Estimate 2

How Much Does CFA Exam Cost? A Helpful Estimate

When evaluating the benefits of the CFA charter, we quite often come to the discussion on whether CFA is a good return on investment.  Whilst the return part of the equation is subjective and trickier to estimate (as the potential gains depends on various factors unique to you), the monetary cost is more predictable with a …

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CFA FAQ: 14 Popular Questions By CFA Candidates

We receive a lot of questions from readers asking for advice for their own CFA preparations. While we do try and reply to every one personally, it got me thinking about readers that may not have written in, but still have the same questions nonetheless. So I thought I’d share 14 of the most popular …

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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 vs CPA_ Which Suits You Better

CFA vs CPA: Which Is Best For You?

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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What Is CFA Good For? A Quick Look at Employers and Job Roles

What is CFA good for, exactly? Somewhere along the way, in the haze of studying, you may wonder whether the CFA journey is worthwhile, or why you even took it in the first place.  It’s not surprising that a large proportion of CFA Program candidates cite career development and advancement as a reason to register for the CFA …

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Which Is The Most Difficult CFA Level? 3

Which Is The Most Difficult CFA Level?

Mirror mirror on the wall, which is the hardest CFA level of them all? While opinions differ among us, I think quite a lot of CFA charterholders agree that the answer is between CFA Level 2 vs Level 3. In this articles, we focus on the reasons why candidates felt that CFA Level 2 or …

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CFA August 2021 Cancelled: Latest List of Locations

Here we go again, COVID cases are rising in certain countries and region which necessitates some CFA exam location closures. Here is the complete list of cities where CFA August 2021 exams have partial or full cancellations: Partial closures / Reduced capacity Sydney, Australia Buenos Aires, Argentina London (Ontario), Canada China Beijing Chengdu Dalian Guangzhou …

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