One Man’s Unexpected Pursuit of CFA® Certification


Going for his CFA certification wasn’t something Scott Tochterman envisioned. In fact, there was a time he wasn’t even sure what a CFA was. But all that changed when he landed a job as an endowment portfolio analyst for Messiah College. And the more he learned about investing, the more he enjoyed it. Here’s his…

Your Guide to Level I CFA® Registration

Level I CFA Registration

The standard registration deadline for the December 2015 Level I CFA® exam is almost here. While registering is a fairly straightforward process, there are a few things you should know ahead of time. To help, we’ve put together your guide to Level I CFA® registration.

11 Reasons Everyone Wants to Become a CPA

Reasons for Becoming a CPA

We recently asked you to share with us your reasons for becoming CPAs. What you gave us was truly amazing. It turns out you all are a diverse bunch. Your reasons for pursuing certification are as varied and inspiring as you are. Read on to see 11 of the reasons you shared for wanting to become…

One Woman’s Remarkable Journey to Becoming a CPA

Becoming a CPA

Carrie Benson is a remarkable woman, and so is her journey to becoming a CPA. After raising her children as a single mother, Carrie went back to school at age 50 and got her accounting degree. And now, at age 56, she has passed her CPA Exam.