frm vs prm comparison summary

FRM vs PRM: Which risk management certification is better?

Financial risk managers play an invaluable role in maintaining a company’s fiscal health by seeking to identify, analyze and address the risks associated with a company’s business operations. Today, the profession is highly valued, with median annual salaries of $128K in the US, going up to $200K+ for top 10% of risk management professionals. For …

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cfa vs caia comparison

CFA vs CAIA: Which Is Superior? Or Do Both?

CFA and CAIA designations can appear very similar at first sight, as they both target investment and financial professionals. However, there are differences in global recognition, breadth and depth of topics studied, career focus and exam difficulty. They could even be a complementary set of finance certifications to go for, depending on career goals. For …

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CFA Level 1 Corporate Finance: Our Cheat Sheet

Although a relatively small topic weight, CFA Level 1 Corporate Finance is one of those topics that is highly interlinked with FRA and Quantitative Methods, therefore mastering this relatively light topic should pay dividends (sorry) for your overall exam. To help you with your revision, we decided to create our Cheat Sheet series of articles, …

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CFA Level 1 FRA: Our Cheat Sheet

Ah, I remember the days where I looked at the sheer volume of formulae and concepts in CFA Level 1 FRA (Financial Reporting and Analysis) in despair. And how I felt 5x worse when studying Level 2’s FRA section… Financial Reporting and Analysis is one of the largest hurdles in the CFA exams, especially for …

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CFA Pass Rates: How Hard Are The CFA Exams?

CFA pass rates are a factor in most candidates’ consideration on whether to sign up for the CFA exams. If pass rates are too high, it lacks prestigiousness. If it is too low, it is too difficult and may not be worth the effort. Tricky, eh? Often branded the ‘world’s hardest exams’, we often get …

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cfa vs frm

CFA vs FRM: Which is better for me?

Finance certifications such as CFA and FRM are a cost effective way (compared to an MBA) to give your finance career a boost. We do receive a lot of questions from our readers trying to understand the core differences between CFA vs FRM before making a decision. Hence, for those still on the fence, or …

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FRM Fees: How Much Does It Truly Cost?

​Here’s a proper guide on all the relevant FRM fees you really need to budget for both Parts of the FRM exams. First, we are going to dive straight into the total cost of FRM exams (and its assumptions). Then, we will delve into the details of the 5 main types of costs, before finally discussing money-saving …

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How Much Does CAIA Certification Cost? A Useful Estimate 1

How Much Does CAIA Certification Cost? A Useful Estimate

​Here’s a straightforward guide on all the relevant CAIA certification cost you really need to budget for both levels of the CAIA exams. First, we are going to look at the total cost of CAIA exams (and its assumptions). Then, we will delve into the details of the 5 main types of costs, before finally discussing money-saving …

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