How the CFA Charter Helped Me Get A Job 1

How the CFA Charter Helped Me Get A Job

By Sophie Most of us took up the CFA exams for career advancement and development opportunities – so did I back in 2009, amongst other reasons. Upon scraping through the last Level III battle and obtaining the elusive CFA charter, I embarked on a job search, not because I wasn’t happy with my current role at …

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15 Things We Love to Hate About the CFA Exams 2

15 Things We Love to Hate About the CFA Exams

By Christine The entire CFA exam process is quite a unique experience. It is challenging, long, but ultimately rewarding. But sometimes it is frustrating. God, really frustrating. Sparked from a discussion on people using CFA as a noun (“I have a CFA”), we got to discussing the tiny things about taking the CFA exam that really …

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8 Busted CFA Exam Myths That You May Still Believe In 7

8 Busted CFA Exam Myths That You May Still Believe In

How much do you really know about the CFA prep process? Are you doing things right? I was in NYC recently, which has the largest pool of CFA candidates in the world. The discussions I had there were fascinating. It was great to get stories on candidates in NYC and how their approaches were compared to …

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Here Are The Types of Companies That Love to Hire CFA Charterholders 8

Here Are The Types of Companies That Love to Hire CFA Charterholders

By Mike Whether you’re just considering the CFA charter, halfway through the CFA program, or already a fully-fledged CFA charterholder, you may have wondered at some point – in which exact industries do CFA charterholders have an advantage? The strong point of the CFA charter is that as far as financial services are concerned, it’s …

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7 Commonly Asked Questions by CFA Candidates, Answered 9

7 Commonly Asked Questions by CFA Candidates, Answered

By Christine Got a question to ask us about the CFA exams? For first-time candidates, the CFA exams can be a bit confusing. And in a self-study course, who do you turn to to answer your questions? That’s why we have the 300 Hours Forum – a community of candidates and charterholders formed with a purpose to …

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