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  • CTP Exam Tips: Danger in the Decimals

    Sep 14, 2016
    Simply put, too many decimals can yield the wrong answer.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: Are the Examples Real?

    Aug 16, 2016
    The important thing to remember is that the CTP exam is based on the text. Regardless of what the participant may do day to day, the text is what determines the correctness of the answer.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: Performing an Analysis

    Jun 06, 2016
    Analysis is not just answering the question. For example if the question is, “What generates the greatest yield in short-term investing?” the answer requires far more than just finding the best interest rate.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: Putting a Study Schedule Together

    May 16, 2016
    When you get the materials and as you read all the recommendations online, it’s all very overwhelming and can be difficult to determine where to start and how to put your study schedule together.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: The Tools to Pass

    Apr 25, 2016
    So you’re preparing for the CTP Exam and I bet you’re wondering “where do I go and what do I do?” That is a normal reaction and one that I remember having vividly. But there are steps you can take to make sure that you are fully prepared for the exam.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: 5 Keys for Aspiring CTPs

    Apr 12, 2016
    If you’re studying to be a Certified Treasury Professional, you’ve got a lot of work ahead of you. Here are five tips, based on my own experiences preparing for the exam.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: How to Pass on Your First Attempt

    Mar 16, 2016
    Want to know the cheapest, fastest, and most effective way to study for and pass the CTP exam on the first attempt?
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  • CTP Exam Tips: Just Being in Treasury Won’t Cut It

    Mar 03, 2016
    Like many accountants turned treasury professionals, I started exploring the CTP as a means of adding another certification. But I quickly realized that merely being in the treasury profession won’t cut it.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: 4 Basic Prep Strategies

    Feb 18, 2016
    Preparing for the CTP exam can seem daunting, but the keys to success are related to the old adage, “Eat an elephant one bite at a time.”
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  • CTP Exam Tips: With the Right Prep, Anyone Can Pass

    Feb 04, 2016
    Anyone can pass the test—with the right preparation. AFP offers a plethora of training tools that can assist with this preparation.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: How to Read the Questions

    Jan 15, 2016
    When you sit down to answer questions, whether they are from the sample tests, or for the exam itself, make sure to read the question slowly and completely. All of the questions have been written to provide the minimum amount of information needed to determine the answer.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: Handling the Three Question Levels

    Jan 04, 2016
    The CTP Exam is a timed test with nearly 200 questions to be answered in three and a half hours. An important fact to keep in mind about the test questions is that there are three levels of questions; basic, intermediate, and advanced.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: All the Information is There

    Dec 18, 2015
    When you’re preparing for an exam, there’s always going to be that fear that the information provided to you on the test won’t be sufficient. And if that happens, it doesn’t matter how much you’ve studies; it’s going to be incredibly difficult to come up with the correct answer.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: Taking the Test

    Dec 01, 2015
    You’ve committed to taking the exam, put in the necessary time, worked on your weak spots, and the test day is almost upon you. What can you expect in the last few weeks prior to the exam?
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  • CTP Exam Tips: Studying for the Test

    Nov 20, 2015
    So you’ve committed to taking the CTP exam, created a learning plan on how to get through the chapters of the AFP Treasury Learning System, and told your friends, family and coworkers about a new opportunity you’ve undertaken. Now what?
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  • About the CTP Exam Preparation Blog

    Nov 19, 2015
    Welcome to the CTP Exam Preparation Blog, another resource to help you prepare for the CTP exam. Aspiring Certified Treasury Professionals will find study tips by practitioners who have recently earned the designation, as well as posts by candidates chronicling their experiences and challenges as they prepare for the exam.
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  • CTP Exam Tips: Laying the Groundwork

    Nov 09, 2015
    A new job, more responsibilities and longer hours—just what I needed as my CTP exam loomed on the horizon. With a test date of June 27, I had a little over four months to study and prepare for the exam.
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  • About the CTP Exam Prep Blog

    Feb 15, 2013
    Welcome to the CTP Exam Preparation Blog, another resource to help you prepare for the CTP exam. Aspiring Certified Treasury Professionals will find study tips by practitioners who have recently earned the designation, as well as posts by candidates chronicling their experiences and challenges as they prepare for the exam.
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