Best Finance Certifications: Our Top List 1

Best Finance Certifications: Our Top List

We’ve had interesting discussions about CFA vs. MBA before, and whether it’s a worthwhile investment. However, that’s not the only alternative qualifications many of us consider in our pursuit of career advancement. With the various finance professional qualifications available, it can be quite daunting at first when faced with so many unfamiliar acronyms.  In this article, I’ll demystify and …

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cfa level 1 corporate finance cheat sheet

CFA Level 1 Corporate Issuers: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2022’s curriculum. In 2022’s CFA curriculum update, Corporate Finance has been renamed as Corporate Issuers with a major revision on the topic. Although a relatively small topic weight, CFA Level 1 Corporate Issuers is one of those topics that is highly interlinked with FRA and Quantitative …

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CFA Level 1 Alternative Investments: Our Cheat Sheet 3

CFA Level 1 Alternative Investments: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2022’s curriculum. Whilst a relatively smaller topic weight in the overall Level 1 exams, CFA Alternative Investments is an important topic career-wise if you work in asset management as it is expected to capture 49% of global asset management revenue by 2024. I personally found this …

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CFA Level 1 Fixed Income: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2022’s curriculum. Fixed Income is a central topic in finance, and it increases in importance (topic weight wise) as you advance to CFA Level 3. With so many key concepts to cover, we decided to create our Cheat Sheet series of articles, which focuses on one …

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2022 Asset Management Outlook: 4 Important Trends That Affect Future Jobs

Worried about your job in the current climate? Instead of worrying, having an insight to what the future may hold for your industry may help alleviate stress on job security and more importantly – help you better prepare for future changes. Since most CFA candidates are interested in an investment management career, our data-driven guide summarizes the latest …

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8 Easy Tips on How To Manage Study With Full Time Job

Most finance exam candidates are studying and working full time. Luckier ones have employers’ support in the form of study leave and exam fees.  What about the rest?  How does one cope with having a demanding job, a family and studying for the exams at the same time? How to manage study with full time job successfully whilst …

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9 Insider Tips to Pass CFA Level 2 in 4 Months

Despite more frequent exam slots per year with computer based exams, it still takes 7-8 weeks for CFA Level 1 results to be announced. Combine this with the fact that there needs to be a minimum of ~6 months gap between CFA exams taken, many candidates – in particular CFA Level 2 candidates – find …

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CFA Level 1 Tips: Top Advice From Previous Candidates 4

CFA Level 1 Tips: Top Advice From Previous Candidates

So you’ve finally registered for the CFA exams as a Level 1 candidate. Welcome! Facing the first challenge of your CFA journey can be overwhelming. But you are not alone, because we are here to guide you on what you should do in your CFA Level 1 preparation and help you pass.  Here are our top 10 CFA …

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How To Write A Killer Resume That Gets You Hired 5

How To Write A Killer Resume That Gets You Hired

Your resume is one of the first things a potential recruiter sees in the hiring process. And first impressions do matter, especially when it comes to convincing them to invite you for an interview. If you’re relatively new to job hunting, this guide will provide useful pointers with concrete, specific examples on how to write …

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