CFA charterholders earn an astounding 54% more than their peers (Russel Reynolds Study).
According to CFA Institute, top employers of CFA charterholders include JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse.
CFA Institute is headquartered in the United States of America at Charlottesville, Virginia
Formerly known as the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR)
CFA Institute awards the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Program) designation. In addition to administering the CFA exam, CFA Institute publishes the Financial Analysts Journal, founded in 1945. CFA Institute also operates the CFA Institute Centre for Financial Market Integrity and the Research Foundation of CFA Institute.
About CFA Program
Program has 3 levels: candidates seeking the charter need to clear all the three exams
Minimum time required to pass all three levels: 1.5 years
Average time to pass all three levels: 4 years
250 hours of study: for each level
CFA Program Charter holder membership requirements include
Minimum 48 months of acceptable professional work experience