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CAIA Stackable Program: Level 1 Exemption for CFA Charterholders

CAIA Association – the leader in the alternative investment education space – has some updates on its CAIA Stackable Credential Program, which is jointly developed with CFA Institute. In essence, CAIA Stackable program lets CFA charterholders waive CAIA Level 1 and move directly to CAIA Level 2. Moreover, CFA charterholders who are active, paid members …

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CFA vs MBA: Which Is Better for Your Career?

As we’ve covered the MBA subject by looking at CFA Program business schools, a natural follow up question would be: CFA vs MBA, which should I go for? Like most comparisons, the answer is – it depends. Firstly, it’s not straightforward to compare a CFA charter and an MBA – they’re fundamentally different creatures addressing different disciplines. …

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8 Effective Tips For Job Hunting During the Pandemic

Hey 300H readers – I hope you are all keeping well and staying safe. The COVID-19 pandemic and its ensuing lockdown in various locations globally has certainly made job hunting trickier than it already is. If you are looking for a new job during this chaotic period, here’s a master guide on how to do …

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CFA Level 1 Economics: Our Cheat Sheet

Regardless whether you’ve a background in finance or economics, Economics is a central topic across all 3 levels of the CFA exams that requires some focus to master, especially the exchange rate section! Building a strong foundation in CFA Level 1 Economics is essential in increasing your chances of passing CFA Level 2 and 3, …

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How to Get Into Asset Management: 7 Basic Skills You Need

This article is an excerpt from the CFA Institute Career Guide, titled “How Will Future Professionals Land a Job in Investment Management?” Jobs in asset management are much sought after and hard to come by. With so many candidates pursue the relatively few openings, employers can afford to be choosy. To better understand how to get into asset …

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CFA Level 1 Quantitative Methods: Our Cheat Sheet

CFA exams are tough, we get it. We have gone through them ourselves. That’s why we created our Cheat Sheets to help your review sessions and refresh your memory on important concepts. Each of our Cheat Sheet article focuses on one specific topic area for one specific CFA level. More Cheat Sheets will be published …

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Our Ultimate Guide to CFA Practice Questions

It’s the time of the year again – few weeks before before CFA exams… it’s crunch time! We now know that practicing is one of the best ways to learn effectively for the CFA exams, with a good rule of thumb to aim to complete 5-7 sets of practice exams from a variety of providers before the big day, …

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CFA Mock Exams: How Many Should You Be Doing?

One of the most effective ways to learn is through practice, lots of it. However, how many CFA mock exams should we aim to complete for practice? According to our research (8 years worth of data!), there is an optimal number of CFA mock exams you should be doing for the best chance of passing. …

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Free FRM Study Planner: Get Yours Now

FRM candidates often ask us on how best to plan their studies to pass the exams. Or whether they can finish studying for FRM in X months. The ‘problem’ with these questions is that each individual should have their own optimal plan that suits their circumstances – there is no one-size-fits-all.  Since we get these …

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CFA Exam Rescheduling Policy: Can I Change Exam Date or Location?

With so many changes and constant updates in CFA exam policies due to COVID-19, it can be hard to keep up with them when you’re busy studying. And sometimes, life happens and you can no longer attend your scheduled CFA test appointment as originally planned. What are your options then? In this constantly-updated article, we …

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