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 Be careful though – free CFA exam materials floating around the internet can be outdated or inaccurate.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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TI BA II Plus Guide: How To Use Your Calculator Better

Speed and accuracy matter for the CFA, FRM and CAIA exams. It is worth investing some time to learn how to use your calculator more effectively. This Texas Instruments BA II Plus guide is the ultimate list of some lesser-known, time-saving calculator functions that you need to know for your CFA exam preparations, regardless of level. …

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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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How To Use HP12C Calculator Better for CFA, FRM and CAIA Exams

This is a guide on how to use HP12C calculator. If you’re using Texas Instruments BA II Plus calculator, check out our how-to guide here. The HP12C calculator is Hewlett Packard’s longest and best-selling product, in continual production since its introduction in 1981. Due to its simple operation for key financial calculations, the calculator long ago …

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CFA Level 1 Ethics: Our Cheat Sheet 4

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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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 level 1 quantitative methods

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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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 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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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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