What do people wish they knew before earning their CFE?

Here's what 111 CFE reviewers have answered when asked “What is the one thing you wish you knew before earning this certification?”

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“How much money you can make after receiving it.”

Sept. 29, 2019

“How little the CPA and CFE would help towards decree.”

Sept. 28, 2019

“The materials were massively interesting and actually honed in my investigative skills. This certification should almost be a requirement for anyone doing detective work on white collar or financial crimes.”

Sept. 19, 2019

“Just to get it as soon as able.”

Sept. 18, 2019

“I wish I attained it sooner, as it adds knowledge around financial fraud, which can be used in many jobs”

Sept. 18, 2019

“I wish I would have known how attainable the Certification is. It was self paced and although it was timed, it was less pressure than taking it at a proxy.”

Sept. 18, 2019

“That the CPA was more helpful in getting a job.”

Sept. 15, 2019

“Availability of positions desiring the certification.”

Sept. 14, 2019

“Continuing education costs”

Sept. 9, 2019

“Many employers are looking for compliance certifications, I wish I had already sat for CHC.”

Sept. 8, 2019

“Not valuable investment financially.”

Sept. 7, 2019

“Researched certification earlier”

Sept. 6, 2019

“Mentorship resources.”

Sept. 3, 2019

“I know it was valuable from the onset.”

Aug. 31, 2019

“This has been very helpful to my career. Wish I had met someone earlier that had experience with it.”

Aug. 28, 2019

“Take statistics course early in curriculum.”

Aug. 27, 2019

“I wish I had known about this certification sooner.”

Aug. 25, 2019

“I wish I knew that many different employers are looking for the ACAMS certification as well.”

Aug. 22, 2019

“I should have completed this sooner.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“I wish would have known the certification was attainable as it is prior to earning it. I would've earned it sooner.”

Aug. 19, 2019
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