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“I am very pleased to let you know that with the guidance and help from the team at Financial Training Solutions, I managed to score above 70% for all topics, with my overall result above the 90th percentile of all candidates. I cannot imagine attempting the CFA Program without the help of FTS, and would recommend FTS to any person wishing to make the most of the opportunity of attempting the Level I CFA® Program exam!
I am very grateful for your help and look forward to seeing you in Level II!”

– Willem (Wim) le Roux (after passing the Level I CFA Program exam)

“The team at Financial Training Solutions provided me with guidelines on how to approach my CFA Program studies and based on their advice, I was able to score in the top 10% for Level I as well as Level II of the CFA Program exam. Financial Training Solutions provided experts-in-their-field to lecture the Level II CFA Program group for the different topic areas. This gave extra insight into real-life applications of the theory and made understanding and remembering the work so much easier. This made all the difference.”

– Willem (Wim) le Roux (after passing the Level II CFA Program exam)

“I passed the Level I CFA Program exam, will see you for Level II. I couldn’t have done it without FTS.”

– Benedatta Kalu

“Thanks for your wonderful lectures, I truly enjoyed those that I attended. I am happy to say that I am one of those who passed the Level I CFA Program exam. Keep on doing what you do. ☺ ”

– Tshepo Masango

“I just wanted to inform you that I have passed the Level I CFA Program exam, and I scored in the top 90th percentile. Thank you so much to all of you! I really couldn’t have done it without your support and teachings! Will definitely see me next year!”

– Berno Roelofse

“I passed the Level I of the CFA Program with flying colours thanks to you guys. Landed in the top 10%.”

– Costa Drepaniatos

“ I used Financial Training Solutions for my CFA Level 1 examination and have passed within the top 20%. I owe this all to Tim and the team. The resources and lectures provided are a great help and have made the studying process easier and enjoyable. I would recommend them to anyone pursuing the CFA charter!”

– Rachna Prema

“I have passed the Level I CFA Program exam, I am really overwhelmed with my result. Your classes, the workshop and notes contributed highly to my success with the exam. I found your notes, tips and guidelines to be very helpful and they have definitely assisted with my approach to studies. Schwesser notes and the supporting Qbank questions were a very important component to successful comprehension of such huge volumes.”

– Svetlana Shornikova

“I just wanted to let you know that I passed Level III of the CFA Program exam!!!! I am extremely relieved and happy. Thank you so much for the help, tips and guidance – you’re great at this lecturing thing. I hope many more get the benefit of your lecturing.”

– Sizwe Mashinini, CFA

“I thought I would share my good news with you and let you know that I passed the Level III CFA Program exam. Thank you Tim, Colin and Financial Training Solutions for all of the help and support throughout my CFA studies over the last few years, it made all the difference in the World and I don’t think that I would have managed to pass otherwise.”

– Faryn Edelstein

“If your goal is to become a CFA charterholder, then I’d highly recommend participating in Financial Training Solutions’ training programmes.They provide top-notch classes going through the relevant material, bring in insightful guest lecturers and facilitate other exam tips and prep to get you through all three levels.”

– Arieh Esra

“I am pleased to inform you that I passed my exam. I am so grateful to you and the whole Financial Training Solutions team for your support. Your classes and exam workshop were a great help in achieving my result.”

– Nomhle Mnguni

“I passed Level III! I am super excited about this. Also wanted to thank you for all the support you have given us, the courses and teachers are fantastic, materials are perfect and if I had to do this over again I would definitely come back to FTS.”

– Susana Balenciaga, CFA

“ Thank you for everything across the 3 years, your course helped a substantial amount and got me through all three years in a row. I also made the top 10% this year, so very pleased with the result. Just to let you know that all your hard work does not go unnoticed.”

– Alex Sprules, CFA

“I am ecstatic to inform you that I passed the Level I CFA Program exam on my first attempt. I could not have done this without your guidance. Coming from a completely different background (dentistry), you were able to guide me through the CFA Program in an expert manner.”

– Gretel Engelbrecht

“I’m writing to thank you guys for all the help and let you know that I passed with flying colours. I got over 70% in every single subject except Quants where I was in the 51-70% range!”

– Sebastian Valencia, CFA

“I passed Level III of the CFA Program exam! I found FTS to be extremely useful and a great medium of learning over all 3 exams.”

– Glynn Potgieter, CFA

“I just wanted to share the good news with you – I have passed Level III. Thank you very much for your support and teachings along the way, I could not have done it without you guys.”

– Kim-Leigh van der Westhuizen, CFA

“I was one of your students last year who wrote and successfully completed the Level II CFA Program exam, thanks to your amazing lecturers. I would like to take up the Level III classes this year.”

– Palesa Moletsane, CFA

“Just wanted to let you know that I made it through Level II of the CFA Program exam! Thanks for all the help. Don’t think it would have been possible without the lectures, slides and exam tips! :-)”

– Patrick Dredge,  CFA

“Thanks again to you and the team! I passed Level II. Couldn’t do it without you!”

– Delia Adams

“Thanks so much for all the assistance received during the course. FTS is the best and greatly committed to the students. I received my happy email below. Thank you for helping me pass!!!”

– Petia Skvorikova

“Just to let you know that I passed. Thanks for your IMMENSE contribution.”

– Raymond Majozi

“Would just like to thank the whole team for the effort put into the lectures and all the help alone the way. I passed and managed to get 7 subjects over 70. The lectures definitely made the difference. Thank you again.”

– Kyle Harrison

“Thanks for all the help regarding Level II of the CFA Program exam, helped me pass it at first crack so figured I would continue with the winning recipe…I would like to enrol for Level III.”

– Mini Dumisa

“FTS really made a huge difference to my exam results. I cannot express the importance of putting in the hours and actually keeping track of it (credit to Colin 😁). I just scored under the 90th percentile, thanks to your team at FTS.”

– Peter Steenkamp

“I am pleased to inform you that I passed. Well done on the work you guys put in and the Kaplan Schweser study materials have been the best things since sliced bread. I look forward to the next level.”

– Tejiri Aren

“Thank you all for the part that you played in this process, I punt you to everyone thinking about giving the CFA Program a go! Tim, a special thank you for your constant willingness to help through the months of classes. Your methods and dedication helped me immensely.”

– Dylan van Bylevelt

“I would like to thank you for all the help, words of encouragement and your continued drive to push us to maintain our hours.”

– Refilwe Moroka, CFA (after passing the Level I CFA Program exam)

“I just wanted to let you know I passed, and thank you once again for all the words of wisdom, constantly pushing us and ultimately preparing us for the exam. I will definitely be registering for your Level III classes.”

– Refilwe Moroka, CFA (after passing the Level II CFA Program exam)

“I would like to thank you the for effort and dedication you have put into our class’ preparation for the CFA Program exam. It has, in my opinion, been indispensable. Thank you very much!”

– Frants Preis, CFA

“Just wanted to extend my thanks to you and the team for your assistance on preparation for the Level II CFA Program exam. I have passed and will be making use of your services for Level III.”

– Nathaniel Pillay

“Just to inform you that I passed my Level I CFA Program exam. I appreciate the assistance and thorough and beneficial lectures run by FTS. They proved to be a defining factor in getting me through the exam.”

– Rhys Hodkinson

“Thank you for all your help and guidance! I can’t recommend your courses enough!”

– Arieh Esra

“I passed  Level I of the CFA Program in December. The classes made it easier for me to understand the new concepts. I have a computer science and physics background so this was a completely new world.”

– Mugu Mtsetfwa

“Just to let you guys know, I passed the Level II CFA Program exam! I could not do this without you guys and the Kaplan program (and all the lecturers as well!).”

– Carlo Tong

“I just wanted to let you know that I passed Level I of the CFA Program. Thanks for your help. I gained a lot from the 3-day workshop. See you in Level II.”

– Tebogo Meloa

“I am happy to inform, that thanks to you guys at Financial Training Solutions, I passed my Level II CFA Program exam this year and just registered for Level III!”

– Nerine Gouws

“Congratulations to you and the team as I have passed! Thank you for your assistance and contribution”

– Odwa Ngxingo

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