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On the Rise of CFA Candidates in Asia

The CFA program has long been viewed as an essential qualification for anyone hoping to enter the lucrative world of investment banking. First conceived in 1942, the CFA program is now one of the US’s most successful exports. And in Asia, the credential is becoming ever more highly prized. An Origin Story With around 150k…

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9 Steps to Prepping for the CFA Exams

With August 15th just around the corner, many financially savvy people across the world are psyching themselves up to register for the most significant exams of their career. The next date exam takers can sit each of the three CFA Levels is the 16th and 17th of June 2019—though Level 1 can also be taken…

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How to Decide Between the CFA Program vs. an MBA Program

If you are trying to further your professional career, you may have thought about getting an MBA, or even becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). While there are advantages and disadvantages for each type of certification, no doubt if you’re considering the choice then the following question has arisen: Will one be significantly better than…

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One of the Biggest Influences on Your CFA Score: Personality

Becoming a CFA Charterholder is all about the three exams. And the required 48 months of work experience. And the 900+ hours of time in blood, sweat, and tears you’ll spend studying. But mostly, it’s the exams. All of these elements—and the exams—make the globally recognized CFA Program the highest standard of measurement for assessing…

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Improve Your CFA Exam Score

If you were to ask anybody who has ever taken the CFA exam, they would tell you one thing, it is hard. Since 1963, when the first exams began, on average only 42% of exam takers have passed Level 1, 46% for Level 2, and 57% when it comes to Level 3. However, this does…

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