Free CFA Study Materials List

The Free CFA Study Materials List [2021 Edition]

The CFA program is a lot cheaper than other postgraduate qualifications, but hey, every little helps, right? Be careful though – free CFA exam materials floating around the internet can be outdated or inaccurate. So we’ve compiled the best available free CFA study materials just for you, so you can get straight into exam preparation …

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CFA exam day checklist - what to bring to CFA exam

CFA Exam Day Checklist: What To Bring To CFA Exam

This is the only CFA exam day checklist you need: what to bring, what to expect, what to wear, and everything else – updated for the latest pandemic-related procedures and computer-based exams. Assuming your CFA exam is still going ahead in your location, here is our definitive list of things to bring to the exam, …

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CFA Exams: 20 Things I Wish I Knew Beforehand 1

CFA Exams: 20 Things I Wish I Knew Beforehand

Umpteen years ago, after checking that I meet the eligibility requirements, I signed up for my CFA Level 1 exams as a sprightly, wide-eyed innocent. Now that I’m a CFA charterholder, I wished I had someone who’d gone through everything to point out the potholes of the journey I’m on. For example, warning me about the …

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How to Evaluate a Job Offer: Our Top Checklist 2

How to Evaluate a Job Offer: Our Top Checklist

After a long and hard job search, you’ve gotten yourself a job offer. Congrats! But how do you know if it’s a good one? It’s crucial to know how to evaluate a job offer first, before deciding whether you can negotiate for something better. Deciding to accept a job can be a big decision, and …

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Study Faster: How to Finish All Mock Exams by CFA Exam Day 3

Study Faster: How to Finish All Mock Exams by CFA Exam Day

So you bought a whole bunch of mock exams. Are you on track to finish all of them by CFA exam day? Our research, based on 900+ candidate experiences and results, shows why finishing up matters, and how you can get there. Why is it important to complete all your CFA mock exams? Candidates who …

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how long to study for cfa

How Long to Study for CFA exams? A Quick Sense Check

Whether you’re considering the CFA program, or a current candidate tracking your study progress, the question of ‘how long to study for CFA Level 1/2/3’ often pops up along the way. In this article, we look at the average range of CFA study hours clocked by past CFA candidates. However, the feasibility of achieving those …

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Why Top Tier Firms Prefer Hiring CFA Charterholders 4

Why Top Tier Firms Prefer Hiring CFA Charterholders

Interviewing for a new job, targeting a promotion, or looking to progress your career? Top tier firms know that the CFA Program produces results. ​For your next career move, here’s a primer with all the facts and research showing how CFA charterholders and candidates have an edge over the rest. A hiring primer for CFA …

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Customize Your Free CFA Study Planner 5

Customize Your Free CFA Study Planner

“Love the website content and the CFA study planner has become an absolute necessity for me! It helped me clear Level 1 in my first attempt by always keeping me on top of my study schedule. “ Reshma Menon, CFA L2 candidate [New: Planner updated to accommodate all 2021-2022 exam dates and curriculum] So you’ve decided to …

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10 Ways To Improve Your CFA Practice Exam Scores Now 6

10 Ways To Improve Your CFA Practice Exam Scores Now

We are nearly there candidates – it’s CFA practice exam season! You might be worried that your scores aren’t high enough. Candidates should be targeting a consistent practice exam score of at least 70% (the higher the better of course). But the score for your first practice exam can be quite low and demoralizing – …

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