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CFA Investment Foundations vs CFA Program: A Clear Comparison

Did you know that besides the CFA program, CFA Institute also offers a free CFA Investment Foundations program? Many potential candidates get confused between the two qualifications, so we thought it may be helpful to put together a proper comparison guide to help you decide between CFA Investment Foundations vs CFA Program. Let’s dive in! …

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CFA Salary: How Much Does A CFA Charter Increase Your Pay By? [2021 Edition]

Will your salary increase as you go through the CFA Program?​Yes, it does. In fact, you don’t even have to wait until you become a CFA charterholder. Proper, reliable CFA salary data are hard to come by, so we started our own years ago to help our readers. The key differentiator of our CFA salary analysis …

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How To Properly Display CFA On Resume, LinkedIn & Business Cards

With 45% of candidates registering for CFA exams for career reasons, it is crucial to keep your “personal marketing materials”, i.e. CV/resume, LinkedIn, business cards and even email signature, up-to-date to reflect your latest accomplishments in the CFA Program.  However, did you know about CFA Institute’s strict guidelines on the CFA designation usage on any written …

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CFA Investment Foundations Program: A Quick Guide

Did you know that CFA Institute has a lesser known, global investment certification that is completely free, administered online, requiring only 100 hours of study with a relatively high pass rate? 😲 Assuming it is suitable for your career situation and objective, it is something you can even register for right now, study and complete the …

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Introducing GARP’s SCR Certification: A Handy Guide

One of the key lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic so far is that we must react swiftly to high probability, high impact risks — and delays are costly. The climate is changing. And the risks from climate change are only going to rise over the foreseeable future.  As climate risk management continues to develop towards being a discrete …

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CFA UK’s ESG Certification: A Simple 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 UK’s ESG Certification (now available globally …

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CFA Career Paths: What Are Typical Job Opportunities for CFA Charterholders?

Did you know that 45% of CFA candidates pursue the charter for career-related reasons? But what are typical Chartered Financial Analysts’ (CFA) career paths? It is crucial to understand the potential career paths and flexibility that a CFA designation offers, and this applies regardless if you’re: considering the CFA designation; an existing CFA candidate; or …

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2021 Asset Management Outlook: 4 Important Trends That Affect Future Jobs

Worried about your job in the current climate? Instead of worrying, having an insight to what the future may hold for your industry may help alleviate stress on job security and more importantly – help you better prepare for future changes. Since most CFA candidates are interested in an investment management career, our data-driven guide summarizes the latest …

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