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CFA Level 1 Equity Investments: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2023’s curriculum. 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 …

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CFA Level 1 Fixed Income: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2023’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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CFA Level 1 Corporate Issuers: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2023’s curriculum. Since 2022, 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 Methods, therefore mastering …

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CFA Ethics: Top 10 Tips To Nail This [All Levels]

The Ethical and Professional Standards section is challenging for most CFA candidates given the more subjective nature of the topic and questions (vs. the rest of the curriculum), and the sheer amount of readings to go through. Regardless whether you’re new to CFA exams or a seasoned CFA Level 3 candidate, CFA Ethics section plays …

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CFA Level 1 FRA: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2023’s curriculum. 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, or Financial Statement Analysis called nowadays) in despair. And how I felt 5x worse when studying Level 2’s FRA …

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CFA Level 1 Ethics: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2023’s curriculum. 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 …

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CFA Level 1 Portfolio Management: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2023’s curriculum. 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 …

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CFA Level 1 Alternative Investments: Our Cheat Sheet

Note: this cheat sheet is updated for the latest 2023’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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