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CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst®

CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst®


Welcome to the CFA® Resource Center. Whether you are simply thinking about earning your CFA charter, or you have just passed the Level III exam, Kaplan is here to help you succeed.

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Become a CFA® Charterholder

Earning the CFA® charter demonstrates your mastery of a broad range of practical portfolio management and advanced investment analysis skills. Although passing the CFA exam is a challenge, you will set yourself apart from the competition and open new doors in today’s global financial industry.

CFA® Chaterholder Career Information

Earning the CFA® charter sets you up well for growth in your career as a finance professional. Find out what finance and investment career options are available to you if you become a CFA charterholder. 

CFA® Exam Details

The CFA® Program, administered by CFA Institute, sets the global standard for investment industry knowledge and ethical behavior. CFA Institute determines the curriculum, administers the exam, and awards the charter. Passing the CFA exam is a daunting challenge, so increase your chances of success by being as informed as you possibly can.

How to Pass the CFA® Exam

The CFA® Program consists of a series of three examinations (Levels I, II, and III) that must be taken in succession. Learn what it takes to pass each level of the CFA exam, including level-specific study tips, valuable exam strategies, and the most important curriculum topics.

Free CFA® Exam Materials

Now you can test drive some of Kaplan Schweser's CFA® exam prep products for FREE! Find out for yourself why we've been the leader in CFA exam preparation for over 20 years.