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Managing trillions of dollars of wealth on behalf of investors around the world comes with great responsibility and duty. Our members are continually faced with tough questions that demand smart insights and answers. By pursuing professional knowledge, placing clients' interests above their own, and leading with honesty and transparency, they drive confidence in the investment management profession and in turn benefit society as a whole.

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Membership connects you with our global association of investment professionals and gives you access to benefits that help you pursue professional knowledge, advance in your career, and lead with ethics. Membership is also a requirement for using the CFA® and CIPM® designations.

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No matter your career stage, CFA Institute helps members achieve your goals with access to career resources, professional learning opportunities, and educational and networking events. Your membership connects you with like-minded professionals improving the financial industry.

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