Welcome to Financial Talent Exchange
Pass Your CFA Exam!

CFA prep courses taught by world renown instructor Daren E. Miller

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Pass Your CSC Exam!

High-energy CSC prep courses led by Calgary's Jestine Payne

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Boost Your Confidence

Exam coaching from long-distance ultra marathoner Brooke Ramsay

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A Safe Place to Learn

Join our supportive classroom and online communities that encourage progress

We Are Financial Talent Exchange
Uniquely effective CFA and CSC prep.

We are a leading CFA and CSC prep course provider headquartered in Calgary. Our exuberant team provides a high level of support to our global roster of diverse clients and friends, both inside and outside of the classroom.

We Get You
Understanding the Process

Our unique CFA prep formula is more than lectures and workshops. We get to the bottom of core reasons why people lose focus and sight of their goals.

We Get You There
Effective Teaching

We pride ourselves in taking quality and support to the next level, as our friends take on some of the hardest challenges they’ll ever face in their careers.

We're Passionate
Collective Wisdom

Our exuberant instructors develop long-term relationships to encourage interactive learning, on the sole belief that more minds are better than one

We're Experienced
Expert Guidance

We know how to unlock the most common and detrimental learning blocks that self-doubt and lack of self-confidence can create in our minds

Our Approach
Teaching With Love

Financial Talent Exchange helps finance and investment professionals worldwide in their quest to earn the prestigious CFA designation and Canadian CSC as they build rewarding careers. We deliver high-quality exam prep, both in a traditional classroom setting and through online courses.

Our roster of passionate instructors teach with empathy, patience, and integrity creating a trusting, nurturing, and safe learning environment across all candidate skill levels. We are serious about helping people reach their full potential while having some fun in getting there!

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Our Brilliant Team

Experienced and dynamic instructors with big ideas; genuinely personal service.

Daren E. Miller
CFA Instructor

Daren is one of the world's most experienced and popular CFA prep course instructors. A graduate of Cambridge University, Daren earned the CFA designation in 1999, passing each level in one attempt. He is a former senior CFA Level III exam grader. Knowledgable, friendly, and... Meet Daren

Jestine Payne
CFA & CSC Instructor

Jestine is one of the world's only full-time female CFA prep course instructors.  She passed the June 2018 CFA Level 1 exam over the 80th percentile.  Her favourite teaching topic is Fixed Income, where she scored over the 90th percentile.  She is also our... Meet Jestine

Brooke Ramsay is the energetic Confidence Crusader who will help you pass

Brooke Ramsay
Confidence Crusader

Brooke is a record-setting, ultra-distance marathon canoeist and our in-house "Confidence Crusader". Just like CFA candidates, Brooke lives and breathes advanced preparation, positive mental mindset, and pushing beyond what you think you are capable of doing. Brooke recently... Meet Brooke

Steve Salt is the financial reporting specialist at Financial Talent Exchange.

Steve Salt, CA, CPA
Financial Reporting and Analysis (FRA) Expert

Steve teaches several "Deep Dive" Level 1 FRA classes. He is Vice President for one of Western Canada's largest construction companies. Steve is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Public Account (CPA) and began his accounting career at PwC. Steve scored above the 90th... Meet Steve

Don't scroll your life away.


There are no shortcuts to CFA success.


The best motivational quote is the one you create yourself.


Failure comes from within and from outside. The choice to ride again is yours.




Financial Talent Exchange
Sun Life Plaza, 21st Floor, 140 4th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3N3

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