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What Is CFA Good For? A Quick Look at Job Roles & Sectors

26 May 2024

CFA, Career Advice, CFA Level 1

What is CFA good for, exactly? Somewhere along the way, in the haze of studying, you may wonder whether the CFA journey is worthwhile, or why you even took it in the first place.  It’s not surprising that a large proportion of CFA Program candidates cite career development and advancement as a reason to register for the CFA Program.  But while the CFA Program is rigorous, prestigious and is a good indicator on your resume, is it suitable for your career path? CFA charterholders’ typical roles and employers To ...

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Does CFA Help? Maybe, But It’s Not a Golden Ticket to Jobs

25 May 2024

CFA, Career Advice, CFA Level 1, CFA Level 2, CFA Level 3

The CFA charter is a great career enhancer in the right industries, and when utilized to its full potential. Although it is challenging to attain, if you are well prepared with a good study ...

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3 Proven Methods On How To Study Effectively For Exams

24 May 2024

Study Motivation, CFA, How To Study

How to study for the CFA exams (or any other finance exams for that matter)? Have you ever wondered if your current study methods are effective for passing your exams? A comprehensive study called “Improving Students’ ...

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7 Ambient Sound Apps to Increase Your Study Focus

23 May 2024

CFA, How To Study, Study Motivation

In general, the right type of study music does help improve study focus. While there are many genres of study music out there, there’s another often overlooked, but scientifically proven tool that can ...

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How to Sleep Better: 12 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Sleep Now

22 May 2024

Study Motivation

We spend roughly a third of our lives sleeping. We all know being sleep deprived is detrimental to our mood, state-of-mind and productivity. Yet we are not really taught how to sleep better ...

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Finance Career Quiz: Which Career Fits Your Skills & Personality?

21 May 2024

Career Advice

The global financial services market is expected to grow from $22.5 trillion in 2021 to $28.5 trillion in 2025, recording a compound annual growth rate of 6%. To support this growth, the demand for ...

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13 Easy Desk Stretches To Do For Better Posture

20 May 2024

Study Motivation, Study Break

Juggling work, life and studying for exams is pretty tough, especially if you have a young family. It can feel near impossible to make time to look after yourself when you're trying to ...