Financial Reporting and Analysis – CFA Level 1 Essential Review Summary

There’s no getting around it, financial reporting and analysis is a big part of the CFA level 1 curriculum and there is a lot of material with which you’ll need to become familiar. As one of the largest sections of…

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What is a question bank and how should CFA candidates use it?

A question bank is a collection of exam-style questions used by thousands of students to adequately prepare for the exam. They are designed to reflect the current CFA exam curriculum, exam standards and by extension, the examiners’ approach. The questions…

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CFA Historical Pass Rates

The CFA Institute has kept track of pass rates dating back to 1963 when there was just a single test for the 284 candidates to take. Only 16 of them failed. You can actually take the very first CFA exam on the…

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Analyst Prep Discount Code – 10% off with Coupon Code “BLOG10”

If you’re looking for an Analyst Prep coupon code, you’ve come to the right place! Using the “BLOG10” will provide you a 10% discount on all of AnalystPrep’s Premium study packages. Every package (CFA level 1, 2 and 3 and…

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How to Study and Pass the CFA Exam on your First Attempt

CFA Exams are written twice annually in June and in December. It is, however, disheartening to know that the failure rate recorded in this exam is very high. According to results released, the failure rate at the June 2015 Level…

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How to Handle Stress on CFA Exam Day

After months of studying and brainstorming, the last thing you would wish for yourself is to lose steam on exam day because of stress and pressure. In order to avoid this, you would desire to know some vital secrets that would…

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Tips For Passing the CFA Exam with Success

Your chances of passing the CFA Level 1 exam on the first attempt are about one-in-three. That number is even less if you are not a native English speaker or if you are taking the exam outside of the US…

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How I Passed the CFA Level 1 Exam on the First Attempt

If you are reading this post, there is a high chance that you are a level 1 candidate just like I was a few years back. You are also probably a fast learner and an ambitious young professional like most…

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The Complete CFA Salary Analysis

In the following article, I’m going to dig into data available on Payscale.com to analyze the effect a CFA has on the median analyst’s salary. While I don’t use any data based on fewer than 100 respondents, a limited sample size in some instances…

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Quantitative Methods – CFA Level 1 Essential Review Summary

Reading 6 – The Time Value of Money The Time Value of Money is an important concept for the level 1 exam. You will need to be comfortable discounting the Present Value and Future Value of cash flows for individual…

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