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 Be careful though – free CFA exam materials floating around the internet can be outdated or inaccurate.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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List of free CFA practice questions

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 Level 1 Portfolio Management: Our Cheat Sheet 1

CFA Level 1 Portfolio Management: Our Cheat Sheet

It is probably no surprise that portfolio management is the most popular career current CFA candidates are interested in exploring further. Portfolio management is the heart of the CFA program – and they start you light and gentle in Level 1 with a broad strokes introduction, gradually increasing in difficulty and topic weight as you …

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cfa level 1 derivatives cheat sheet

CFA Level 1 Derivatives: Our Cheat Sheet

Derivatives. Perhaps no single word has a greater ability to strike fear in the hearts of CFA candidates. The readings on this topic are replete with graphs, formulas, all of which seem indecipherable, and gratuitous references to Greek letters. However, it doesn’t need to be. In fact, it can be one of your strongest topics, …

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CFA Level 1 Alternative Investments: Our Cheat Sheet 2

CFA Level 1 Alternative Investments: Our Cheat Sheet

Whilst a relatively smaller topic weight in the overall CFA Level 1 exams, 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 topic very interesting – a nice break from the traditional fixed …

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CFA Level 1 Ethics: Our Cheat Sheet 3

CFA Level 1 Ethics: Our Cheat Sheet

If mastered, Ethics can be the ace up your sleeve throughout your CFA exam journey, given its relative high topic-weight yet similar content across all 3 levels. That said, Ethics can be really dry to read through at times… we know, as we have gone through them ourselves. That’s why we’ve created this CFA Level …

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Customize Your Free CFA Study Planner 4

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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CFA Level 1 Equity: Our Cheat Sheet 5

CFA Level 1 Equity: Our Cheat Sheet

If you’re following our recommended Level 1 topic study order: after going through Quant, FRA and Fixed Income, CFA Level 1 Equity Investments would be a lovely topic in comparison. Since Equity is a relatively gentle section of the curriculum, it provides an opportunity to maximize your score without feeling like you’ve endured the academic …

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cfa level 1 fixed income cheat sheet

CFA Level 1 Fixed Income: Our Cheat Sheet

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 specific topic area for one specific CFA Level. This cheat sheet …

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cfa level 1 corporate finance cheat sheet

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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