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.
This is one of the most important things to remember as a CFA candidate. Never ever use the CFA trademark in the form of a noun. Correct statements would have been:
a) Do you have your CFA designation?
b) When did you get your CFA designation?
c) How many CFA charterholders work at your firm?
d) How many years have you held the CFA designation?

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  1. How do I become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)?

  2. If I already hold a professional certification am I eligible for any exemptions from CFA Program requirements?

  3. Do I have to complete all exams within a certain period of time to receive the CFA charter?

  4. How do I become a CFA charterholder?

  5. Is it required to order the CFA guides in order to prepare for the CFA?

  6. What careers are popular among CFA charterholders?

  7. I am interested in pursing the CFA charter, but I do not have a degree in business and have not worked within the financial or investment environment. Do I still have a chance of successfully completing the course?

  8. What is the maximum amount of time that can elapse between CFA examinations?

  9. What are the benefits of hiring a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) to be my financial advisor?

  10. How do I register for the CFA program for the first time?

  11. How can I withdraw from my CFA Level 1 exam?

  12. If I am looking to get an Investment Banking job. What education do employers prefer? MBA or CFA?

  13. When must the required three years of qualifying work experience be completed in order to become a CFA charterholder?

  14. What types of positions might a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) hold?

  15. Can I obtain my CFA charter without U.S. work experience?

  16. If I do not have a U.S. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, can I still qualify for registration in the CFA program?

  17. What's the difference between a CFA and a CPA?

  18. I have a CFA designation. Do I qualify for any exemptions from FINRA licensing exams?

  19. How many attempts at each CFA exam is a candidate permitted?

  20. Can I still pass the CFA Level I if I do poorly in the ethics section?

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