Chartered Asset Manager - CAM

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DEFINITION of 'Chartered Asset Manager - CAM'

A professional designation offered by the American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM). The prerequisites for the Chartered Asset Manager (CAM) program are three years or more of financial planning experience in asset management and financial planning, and an AAFM-approved degree or other approved program.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Chartered Asset Manager - CAM'

The AAFM is a worldwide institution that offers candidates certification to improve their knowledge and credentials in financial management. The AAFM Board of Standards was originally founded in 1996 through a merger between Founders Advisory Committee of the Original Tax and Estate Planning Law Review and American Academy of Financial Management & Analysts.

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