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I have a CFP question. I’m thinking of getting mine and I read online about all the required course work and capstone course before you can sit for the test. But I keep reading posts (more inside)

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The study and pass in 60 days is just referring to the review. You have to do the course work first.

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I did it in 4 months. Using Kaplan you spend a week or two for each of the 6 coursework sections skimming through then spend 6 weeks and really work hard on the review. Passed first try working full time in the middle of dol madness. Those were some 14 hour days and full day every Saturday

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MBA doesn’t let you challenge the coursework requirement, unlike CPA and CFA. You have to fulfill the coursework and sit for the exam, my friend.

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Took me 18 months start to finish. I may be slow compare to some smart people.

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That say “study and pass in 60 days”. So what are the actual requirements and what’s the fastest way to study/obtain the designation? I have 7 years exp and and MBA for qualifying

Fastest I’ve seen for coursework is 9 months on an accelerated program; Dalton Education is who I am going through.

I did it in 6mo If you have 7 yr of experience than that Mba is probably near worthless at this point. All the stuff you learned that would have helped you you haven’t used in 7 years now and will need to relearn

7 months for me. It is worth it however long it takes you if you plan on being in the business for a while

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