Is there any difference between a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst Designation and a Certified Financial Analyst?

By Shauna Carther AAA
A:

Using the title "Certified Financial Analyst" to refer to the CFA® program offered by the CFA Institute is incorrect.

CFA Institute holds the trademarks associated with the CFA® program. The acronym "CFA®" can refer only to the Chartered Financial Analyst designation or charter.



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