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Education and Designations

"Education and Designations" provides fundamental and statistical information about creating a career edge in financial practice management. Professionals establish career progression in part through education and credentials. This category presents: expert insight regarding studying for and taking designation and certification tests; obtaining employer support for designation and continuing education costs; creating and using networks as part of career progression.

How to Boost Your Career with Financial Services Designations
Earning professional designations can help increase your earnings as a financial professional.

How to Become a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
With more than one million Americans divorcing each year, becoming a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst can be a smart move for your business.

Pass the CPA Exam: Time Management
This article is about how to pass the CPA exam by Professor Joe Hoyle. If you're looking for free information about how to pass the CPA exam, you've come to the right place.

At Long Last: Passing the CPA Exam
This is an article about how to pass the CPA exam by Chris Ferro, CPA. If you're looking for information about how to pass this challenging exam, you've come to the right place.

Designations and Certification
"Designations and Certifications"

CPA Exam: Tackle BEC Next
This article is part of a series about how to pass the CPA exam by Chris Ferro CPA. If you're looking for information about how to pass the AICPA CPA exam, you've come to the right place.

Certified Financial Planner
Certified Financial Planners work closely with their clients to define money objectives and goals. Using information supplied by the client, CFPs...

Professor Joe Hoyle Answers Lots More CPA Exam Questions
This is an article about how to pass the AICPA CPA exam. If you're looking for answers about how to take and pass the CPA exam, you've come to the right place. Professor Joe Hoyle answers student questions about the CPA exam.

Chartered Financial Analyst
Chartered Financial Analysts possess the knowledge and training to analyze investments. Sell-side analysts work with investment banking and...

Tackle FAR First on the CPA Exam
This is an article about how to pass the Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR) section of the AICPA CPA exam. If you're looking for information on how to pass the FAR section of the CPA exam, you've come to the right place.

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Public Accountants own one of the most respected designations within the wealth management universe. CPAs rule the field of taxation....

Professor Joe Ben Hoyle Answers EVEN MORE CPA Exam Questions
This is an article about the AICPA CPA exam and questions on the exam. If you're looking for information about how to study for and pass the CPA exam, you've come to the right place.

Certifications and Designations for the Alternative Investment Industry
Designations and certifications help professionals gain the positive attention of the alternative investment industry. A variety of alternatives...

How to Study for the CPA Exam
This is an article about how to study for the CPA Exam. If you're looking for suggestions about how to choose study and review guides for the AICPA exam, you've come to the right place.

Certified Financial Planner
Certified Financial Planners work closely with their clients to define money objectives and goals. Using information supplied by the client, CFPs design plans to put clients on track regarding savings, investment, taxes, education, trusts, and retirement plans. CFPs then work with clients to implement the plan by selecting appropriate...

Your CPA Exam Questions Answered: Part 2
This is an article about CPA exam questions, answered by Professor Joe Ben Hoyle of the University of Richmond. Professor Hoyle has been helping future CPAs prepare for the AICPA exam since 1980. If you're looking for information about CPA exam questions and how to pass the CPA exam, you've come to the right place.

How to Pass the CPA Exam: Part 2
This article is part of a series about how to pass the CPA exam. If you're looking for information about how to pass the CPA exam, you've come to the right place. Chris Ferro CPA informs readers about how to schedule, review, and prepare for the exam.

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Public Accountants own one of the most respected designations within the wealth management universe. CPAs rule the field of taxation. Investors realize the necessity of keeping as much of what they earn as possible. CPAs remain in demand as wealth management professionals. CPA specialization remains on the rise.

Your Questions Answered About the CPA Exam
This is an article about how to pass the CPA exam. If you're looking for information about the CPA exam, you've come to the right place.

Licensed International Financial Analyst
Licensed International Financial Analyst (LIFA) designation is considered competitive with the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. The International Research Association awards the designation after passing three study level examinations. Lower pass rates, according to IRA, will maintain the value of the designation.

How to Pass the CPA Exam
This article discusses how to create a study plan to pass the AICPA CPA exam. If you're looking for information about how to prepare for, then pass, the CPA exam, you've come to the right place.

Designations and Certifications
Designations and Certifications

How To Pass the CFA Level II Exam
This is an article about how to pass the CFA Level II Exam. The CFA Level II exam is part of a three-part exam series given by the CFA Institute to prospective CFA charter holders. If you're looking for information on how to pass the CFA Level II exam, you've come to the right place.

CFA Average Compensation
This is an article about CFA compensation. If you're looking for information about chartered financial analyst compensation, you've come to the right place.

Chartered Financial Analyst
Chartered Financial Analysts possess the knowledge and training to analyze investments. Sell-side analysts work with investment banking and mediate conflicts-of-interest as part of their process. Buy-side analysts evaluate investments based upon their investment merit. Both sides of the street admire this credential and the value it represents...

Designations and Certifications
Designations and certifications help professionals gain the positive attention of the alternative investment industry. A variety of alternatives to the CFA credential exist, including the Licensed International Financial Analyst (LIFA), Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Certified Hedge Fund Professional (CHP, and Financial Risk...

How to Determine the Best Designation or Certification
How to determine the best financial career certification and designation.

Financial Advisors of the Insurance Industry
Financial Planning Certifications and Designations for the Insurance Industry

Certified Hedge Fund Professional
Certified Hedge Fund Professional (CHP)

Certified Public Accountant Jobs
Certified Public Accountant Jobs

CFP Jobs
CFP Jobs

Straight Talk From a Top Financial Planner
This is an article about certified financial planners and how they work. If you're looking for information about how to become a financial planner or how to build a financial planning practice, you've come to the right place.

Financial Risk Manager (FRM®)
Financial Risk Manager (FRM®)

Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
Chartered Life Underwriter

Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
Chartered Financial Consultant

Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®)
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter

Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS)
Certified Employee Benefits Specialist

Chartered Financial Analyst Jobs
Chartered Financial Analyst Jobs

Top Ten Employer Firms
Top Ten Employer Firms

How To Prepare For the CFA Level I Exam
This is an article about how to prepare for the Cfa Level I exam. If you're looking for information about the CFA Level I exam, you've come to the right place.

CFA Preparation Tree
CFA Preparation Tree

CFP® vs ChFC®: What Advisors Should Know
Professional designations like the CFP® and the ChFC® may help differentiate you from your competition and show clients that you value professional education. Here are a few things you should know about each credential.

Breaking Down a CFA Salary

Last-Minute Secrets of the CFA Level 1 Exam
Discover some last-minute exam strategies that can boost your score.

Can you Deduct CFA or CFP Expenses on Your Taxes?
Determine whether your CFA or CFP exam expenses are tax deductible.

5 Tips for New Wealth Managers
Here are some tips to help new financial advisors start achieving success in financial services.

CFA Essentials: What Financial Advisors Should Know

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