Why I Think CFA Level III is the Toughest CFA Exam of Them All 2

Why I Think CFA Level III is the Toughest CFA Exam of Them All

By Sophie Despite passing Level III some years ago, the feeling of helplessness and pure terror that I’d experience is something I won’t forget. There you go CFA exams, you’ve scarred me for life! While I agree with Zee that Level II is a big step up from Level I in terms of sheer volume of content,  however in …

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Here's CFA Level I Advice From More than 1,000 Actual Past Candidates 4

Here’s CFA Level I Advice From More than 1,000 Actual Past Candidates

By Christine As you know, advice from a past candidate can be valuable. So how about a thousand past candidates? Following the recent CFA exam results, we received more than a thousand submissions from candidates on their CFA results and experiences, through our free CFA Analysis tool. In our tool, we also included a commentary …

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9 Ambient Sound Apps to Increase Your Study Focus 5

9 Ambient Sound Apps to Increase Your Study Focus

By Sophie We all begin our CFA studies with the best intentions, forming good habits such as eating well, sleeping enough, reducing stress levels… generally striking a sensible balance between all the different priorities in your life currently. We do this in hope to maximise our focus and productivity for every precious minute we pour into learning …

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How to Decide Between CFAI and CFA Third Party Materials 6

How to Decide Between CFAI and CFA Third Party Materials

By Sophie Once you’ve evaluated the merits of the CFA qualification, and finally got down to registering for the exams, a bigger decision looms – should you use CFA Institute or third party provider’s (such as Kaplan, Fitch or Elan) study material? Confused and stuck in doing an endless pros and cons list? Although there …

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CFA Topic Deep Dive: Your Guide to Understanding Diversification 7

CFA Topic Deep Dive: Your Guide to Understanding Diversification

By Miguel & Mykola Editor’s intro: In prepping for your CFA exams, one of the most frustrating things that can happen is that your mind simply refuses to grasp a particular concept. Often, you may be forced into blind memorisation out of desperation. The purpose of the CFA Topic Deep Dive articles is to help …

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