cfa level 1 fra

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 pass rates

CFA Pass Rates: How Hard Are The CFA Exams?

CFA pass rates are a factor in most candidates’ consideration on whether to sign up for the CFA exams. If pass rates are too high, it lacks prestigiousness. If it is too low, it is too difficult and may not be worth the effort. Tricky, eh? Often branded the ‘world’s hardest exams’, we often get …

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cfa vs frm

CFA vs FRM: Which is better for me?

Finance certifications such as CFA and FRM are a cost effective way (compared to an MBA) to give your finance career a boost. We do receive a lot of questions from our readers trying to understand the core differences between CFA vs FRM before making a decision. Hence, for those still on the fence, or …

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When will CFA exam results be released

When Will My CFA Exam Results Be Released?

Although the CFA Institute announces most of the relevant dates on the CFA exam calendar right at the start, a pretty significant date is usually missing until the last minute – the CFA exam results date. So just like previous years, we’ve predicted the exam results dates for you in advance, for all of 2021. …

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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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how i passed cfa level 2 with just practice questions

How I Passed CFA Level 2 With Just Practice Questions

CFA Level 2 is usually regarded as the toughest CFA level there is, and I probably agree with that. The time I spent on preparing for CFA Level 2 is substantial, but the manner of which I went about it is unusual – I did not use any study notes. Instead, my approach consisted of …

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how many cfa mock exam

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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CFA Level 1 Tips: Top 10 Advice From Previous Candidates 1

CFA Level 1 Tips: Top 10 Advice From Previous Candidates

So you’ve finally registered for the CFA exams as a Level 1 candidate. Welcome! Facing the first challenge of your CFA journey can be overwhelming. But you are not alone, because we are here to guide you through this and help you pass.  Here are the top 10 CFA Level 1 tips – a set of golden rules …

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