FRM Fees: How Much Does It Truly Cost?

​Here’s a proper guide on all the relevant FRM fees you really need to budget for both Parts of the FRM exams. First, we are going to dive straight into the total cost of FRM exams (and its assumptions). Then, we will delve into the details of the 5 main types of costs, before finally discussing money-saving …

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Free FRM Study Planner: Get Yours Now

FRM candidates often ask us on how best to plan their studies to pass the exams. Or whether they can finish studying for FRM in X months. The ‘problem’ with these questions is that each individual should have their own optimal plan that suits their circumstances – there is no one-size-fits-all.  Since we get these …

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Best Finance Certifications: Our Top List 1

Best Finance Certifications: Our Top List

We’ve had interesting discussions about CFA vs. MBA before, and whether it’s a worthwhile investment. However, that’s not the only alternative qualifications many of us consider in our pursuit of career advancement. With the various professional qualifications available, it can be quite daunting at first when faced with so many unfamiliar acronyms.  In this article, I’ll demystify and compare …

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Best CFA Calculator Guide: TI BA II Plus vs HP 12C

Did you know that the FRM, CAIA and CFA exams all have the same approved calculators? This CFA calculator guide also applies to the FRM and CAIA exams. Remember that CFA, FRM and CAIA exams all have strict calculator policies. You would not be allowed to use your calculator in the exams if you don’t …

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FRM Exam Preparation: 6 Tips to Help You Pass

The interest in FRM qualification has grown fast in the last few years, given the increasing demand for risk management skillset in the financial sector. With that in mind, we have collected all the crucial FRM exam preparation tips in one place, to help FRM candidates pass their exams. Let’s have a look! 1. Commit …

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18 Actionable Ways To Improve Memory For Studying [CFA Exam Edition]

This is a SUPER detailed guide to enhancing your memory for studying. In this guide, I’ll show you 18 actionable ways to improve memory (for any exams), with CFA-exam-specific examples. So if you want to increase your chances of passing any exams, this list is for you. Let’s get started! What Is The Forgetting Curve? Before we …

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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 and FRM: Best Way to Get Both Quickly

When looking to boost my financial expertise and qualifications, I went through what was a fairly common dilemma a few years ago: CFA or FRM? My question was then: why not both CFA and FRM? In a competitive world of finance, with companies desiring prospective employees to have a broad range of skillset and knowledge, this …

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FRM Exam: Computer-Based Testing From 2021 2

FRM Exam: Computer-Based Testing From 2021

By Sophie Macon Well, COVID-19 has certainly upended the world of exams. Just like the CFA exams, Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) has just announced last week that FRM exams would also be transitioning to computer-based testing (CBT) in 2021, where Part 1 Nov20 and Part 2 May21 would be the last paper-based FRM exams. …

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BA II Plus Guide: How To Use Your Calculator Better For Exams

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. Our BA II Plus guide is the ultimate list of some lesser-known, time-saving BA II Plus functions that you need to know for your CFA exam preparations, regardless of level. …

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