QAFP® & CFP® Exam Prep

20 Years of
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Since 1999, thousands of candidates have chosen us to help them pass the Qualified Associated Financial Planner (QAFP) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exams with ease.

And endless kudos from students.

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what matters most

Exam Success puts your prep effort exactly where you need it, so you can get over the exam passing score — quick, no sweat.

Not your typical exam prep.

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Exam Success is the simplest path to a pass for QAFP & CFP exam candidates everywhere.

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Best prep for the right candidate

Exam Success is incredibly impactful for busy exam candidates who have completed the required FP Canada qualifying education program (or are exempt), and want to simplify and streamline their path to a pass.

We're not for everyone.

Pass with the Prof.

Exam Success students prepare to pass the QAFP and CFP exams by learning from one of the most talented teachers in the profession; Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FSCI.

No-nonsense prep students love.
CFA Instructor Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FCSI, teaching at Ryerson University

Why Exam Success?

Top reasons to prep with Exam Success for your QAFP and CFP exams.

Exam Success knows what it takes to pursue professional goals and get results without wasting time and putting your life and other priorities on hold. Let us share Prof. Gordon's proven playbook for exam success with you.

Best Instruction

Prof. Gordon's QAFP exam and CFP exam prep study solutions are straight-to-the-point, clear, succinct and teach and test must-know competencies and skills presented in the current Financial Planning Body of Knowledge (FP-BOK), as defined within the FP Canada blueprint.

When you have the profession' top instructor who removes the fluff, keeps you on point, actively involved and makes the dull, tough topics easy to grasp and apply, your path to a pass can be enjoyable — not something you have to suffer through. Read Prof. Gordon's full biography here.

No-nonsense. No guesswork. No wasted time.

Superior Support

Our dedicated team is eager to make sure you are taken care of. Contact us ANYTIME and you'll always get a friendly and prompt response to help melt away any stres and keep you moving forward. And, with our Student Support Discussion Board benefit, exclusive to students enrolled in our QAFP or CFP Complete Study Package or combo, Prof. Gordon's answers to even the most complex, burning questions are never more than a click away. (Personalized attention with maximum convenience.)

When you need help, we're there.

Success Guarantee

We've got you covered with our unlimited logins and free repeats, giving you plenty of chances to succeed with us. There's no substitute for peace of mind.

In contrast to most QAFP and CFP exam prep providers who cut off product access on the exam date, Exam Success grants free access extensions on online products, upon written request, for a period of up to two years after your purchase date or until you pass, whichever comes first. And of course all materials you purchase that are in PDF format are yours to print and keep!

Because anything that makes your life easier is a win.

Proudly Canadian

Founded in Toronto in 1999 by Canada's own Prof. Brian Gordon, CFA, CFP, CIM, MBA, FCSI, Exam Success is 100% Canadian owned, operated and designed. Being Canadian, means a lot to us as a company. We are honoured to represent Canadian values including diversity, inclusion, progressiveness, fairness, community and education and we’re proud to be a Certified Educational Institution by the Government of Canada (ESDC).

Proudly Canadian. Respected internationally. Built on word of mouth.

Ultimate Flexibility

Learn and practice anytime and any place with our award-nominated QAFP exam prep and CFP exam prep, all delivered through our modern online learning interface. From Prof. Gordon's famous study notes, seminars, practice question test banks and all-in-one study packages to our unparalled expertise and enthusisam to engage and support, Exam Success has versatile learning solutions to help you pass with ease, no matter what time you have or want to prepare or your budget. It's all about YOU for a change!

Exam Success on your own terms.

Quality Assurance

Exam Success is accredited as a Certified Educational Institution by the Government of Canada (ESDC) and we follow FP Canada's best practices — ensuring our CFP prep and QAFP prep offerings meet the highest standards.

Our partnerships with leading organizations have included the likes of FP-Canada, IG Wealth Management, Ryerson University, Morneau Shepell and HSBC, to name just a few. Since, 1999 our 5-star rated and award-nominated prep has helped thousands of QAFP and CFP exam candidates succeed. With Exam Success, you can feel confident you're getting the best.

You're in excellent hands.

Top Choice Award Nominee for CFP Exam Prep Provider and QAFP Exam Prep Provider with Most Customer Satisfaction Votes

Voted Best CFP & QAFP Prep*

Different by Design

The only prep that's tailored to what really counts on the exam.

Exam Success


To The Point
Plain Language
Value Added
Exam-Level Quality

Yup, Just Right!

Long Winded
Overly Technical
Full of Fluff
Too Basic or Complex

Off Target

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See how Exam Success can get you on your way to earning FP Canada Financial Planner designations, and all while enjoying the exam prep process too!

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A Trusted Partner

Exam Success collaborates with Universities, Firms and Associations to ensure exam success for the next generation of Qualified Associate Financial Planner (QAFP) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation holders.

Our students work at top firms:

* 5/5-Star Rating Average (1000+ Exam Success Student Surveys 2014 - 2019). 2019 Top Choice Award Nominee in multiple categories.

Learn from the best!

Prof. Gordon is one of Canada's most experienced exam prep experts!

"Would recommend it to others preparing for it. I'm glad I will have these resources to help me through the Capstone and CFP Exam 2 as well!"

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"Your focused study notes and online exercises gave me a solid understanding of all topics and was essential to my success."

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"Great resource! I passed and am now on to the CFP exam."

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"I used the Complete Study Package, which saved me a lot of time preparing for the exam...thanks!"

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"Your efficient, practical and strategic prep approach gave me the skills and direction I needed to reach the finish line."

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"...Thank you for all your help. The notes, questions and your coaching were a big part of my success..."

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"I can honestly say your study notes and practice questions were the reason I passed! Thank you."

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"Brian is great service provider and his technique of teaching and knowledge is of immense value. You can count on his help rest assured."

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"You are a find for those taking these exams, thanks for everything you do."

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"Your materials were terrific as they focused on the right topics, provided plenty of examples that were easy to understand, were comprehensive. "

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