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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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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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My #1 Study Tip for the CFA Exams

Many successful CFA charterholders credit their success in the CFA exams with their study habits. As mentioned in my other post, “What To Expect On The CFA Level 1 Exam,” only 43% of the exam candidates who sat the two CFA Level 1 sittings in 2017 actually passed it. In the same year, the pass…

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If I Pass the CFA Exam Will I Get Higher Pay?

If I Pass the CFA Exam Will I Get Higher Pay?

The CFA exams are favored as one of the top financial services qualifications to achieve—across the world. A common misconception is held though that simply passing the exams will help you get higher pay. Education always opens the door to better-salaried jobs. True, right? Hmm. Many students ask me straight, “If I pass the CFA…

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