CMA vs CPA – Which Track Is the Right One For You?

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As a CMA, I am frequently asked about CMA vs CPA. Unsurprisingly, there tends to be quite a bit of confusion over the two accounting designations. Even more so when it comes to answering the question: Which of these certifications is right for me? Both the CPA and CMA certifications will help to maximize your competitiveness and earning potential, but … Read More

What To Do If You Fail The CMA Exam

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With a global pass rate of a mere 35%, passing both parts of the two-part Certified Management Accountant exam can feel like a daunting task. In other words, 65% fail the CMA exam each year. With odds in favor of failure, it is important to know what to do if you fail the CMA exam because giving up should never … Read More

CMA’s Making More Money in 2018

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Certified Management Accountant Salary According to IMA’s Certified Management Accountant salary survey that was released not too long ago, those with the CMA designation will be enjoying greater earning power this year! If you were on the fence about taking the CMA exam, unsure if the certification was right for your career path then this may be the push you were … Read More

CMA vs CIA – Which Is Right For You


It’s no secret, there are several different accounting certifications. Identifying the core differences between them is essential when you’re trying to decide which is right for you though. Especially when it comes to the CMA vs CIA. Things can become confusing with so many abbreviations and similarities, so I’m going to break things down real simple. After popular demand, I … Read More

CMA Experience Requirements: Determine Your Eligibility

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As you know, to become certified you need to fulfill specific CMA experience requirements and education requirements. In this article, we’ll review the CMA experience requirements only. As a candidate, you are required to have two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management. Unfortunately, the CMA experience requirements can be quite confusing for many, particularly for … Read More