Question of the Week

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.


Answer:

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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