Q:
Which one of the following uses of the "CFA" trademark is correct?
a) Are you a CFA?
b) When did you get your CFA?
c) Do you work with any other CFAs?
d) How many years have you been a CFA?
e) None of these are correct.
A:
The correct answer is e.
The correct use the CFA abbreviation is one the most important things to know as a CFA candidate. Never ever use the CFA trademark in the form of a noun, but rather in the form of an adjective. Here are the correct versions of the above statements:
a) Do you have your CFA designation?
b) When did you get your CFA designation?
c) How many CFA charter holders work at your firm?
d) How many years have you held the CFA designation?

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