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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Customize Your Free CFA Study Planner

“Love the website content and the CFA study planner has become an absolute necessity for me! It helped me clear Level 1 in my first attempt by always keeping me on top of my study schedule. “ Reshma Menon, CFA L2 candidate [New: Planner updated to accommodate all 2021-2022 exam dates and curriculum] So you’ve decided to …

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Frequently asked questions about CFA results

5 Frequently Asked Questions about CFA Results Day

The CFA results day for the Level 1 Jul21 exams will be on 14 September. ​​Remember that you can track all important events by syncing with our CFA Calendar, including our predicted exam results dates. Results day can be a bit chaotic – that’s why in anticipation of results day, we’ve put together a few FAQs …

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Free CFA Study Materials List

The Free CFA Study Materials List [2021 Edition]

The CFA program is a lot cheaper than other postgraduate qualifications, but hey, every little helps, right? Be careful though – free CFA exam materials floating around the internet can be outdated or inaccurate. So we’ve compiled the best available free CFA study materials just for you, so you can get straight into exam preparation …

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What Is The CFA Exam

What Is CFA Exam? A Useful Beginner’s Guide

Considering the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program and wondering what is CFA exam all about? The CFA exams have recently undergone huge changes in exam format, schedules and even results formats. ​Here’s our ultimate beginner’s guide to how the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation will look like in 2021 and beyond. What Is CFA Exam? A Quick Overview The CFA charter …

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How To Use HP12C Calculator Better for CFA, FRM and CAIA Exams

This is a guide on how to use HP12C calculator. If you’re using Texas Instruments BA II Plus calculator, check out our how-to guide here. The HP12C calculator is Hewlett Packard’s longest and best-selling product, in continual production since its introduction in 1981. Due to its simple operation for key financial calculations, the calculator long ago …

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CFA ESG Certificate: Our Easy Guide 2

CFA ESG Certificate: Our Easy Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues to the forefront of everyone’s minds. ESG matters. And investors and companies around the world are reacting fast to this current situation, pointing to a longer term demand for investment professionals with green finance and responsible investment knowledge. CFA Institute’s ESG Certificate may be a …

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7 Benefits of CFA Charter You Should Know 3

7 Benefits of CFA Charter You Should Know

Should you take the CFA exams? What are the benefits of CFA program? Each year, hundreds of thousands of professionals ponder about this. Here’s a straight-to-the-point, frank list of reasons why a CFA designation could be useful to you, compiled by us here at 300Hours (we are charterholders, by the way). If you’re on the …

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cfa faq frequently asked questions

CFA FAQ: 8 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 8 of the most popular …

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how many cfa mock exam

CFA Mock Exams: How Many Should You Be Doing?

One of the most effective ways to learn is through practice, lots of it. However, how many CFA mock exams should we aim to complete for practice? According to our research (8 years worth of data!), there is an optimal number of CFA mock exams you should be doing for the best chance of passing. …

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