Denver (Sept. 20, 2004) -- CPAs who sat for the recent Certified Financial Planner certification exam fared slightly better than their non-CPA counterparts, according to data from the CFP Board of Standards.

Among 127 CPAs who sat for the July exam, 84 passed and 43 failed, for a 66 percent pass rate, compared with an overall pass rate of 60 percent for all test-takers. The CFP Board said that 1,266 of the 2,104 people who sat for the 10-hour, two-day exam passed.

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