Everything You Need to Know About FRM Exams

The Financial Risk Manager program (FRM) is an exam certification that is offered to individuals interested in working in the financial risk management department of firms. It is an internationally recognized certification that is administered by the Global Association of…

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FRM Part 1 Changes from 2019 to 2020

Here are the major changes for FRM part 1 for 2020: Book 1 – Foundations of Risk Management Chapter 1: The Building Blocks of Risk Management (Previously: Risk Management: A Helicopter View) ADDED: Explain how risk factors can interact with each other and…

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Financial Models

A “financial model” can be a lot of things. The phrase is usually used to describe a representation of a real financial situation. Financial models typically use a set of assumptions and inputs to generate an output or set of…

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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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FRM Part 1 Exam – 3-Month Study Plan

I sat and passed FRM Part 1 in May 2018, in Frankfurt. Easy as that sounds, make no mistake – it was a tough ride! Even with an MSc. In Business Administration and specialty in corporate finance, I still knew I…

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FRM Changes from 2018 to 2019

FRM Part 1 Changes in 2019 For FRM part 1, there has been no addition or deletion of any chapters. In fact, some chapters have been re-written but for the most part, all learning objectives have stayed the same. The…

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The FRM Program: Expectations, Benefits, and Tips

Introduction A Financial Risk Manager (FRM) that desires to be recognized by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is required to pass an exam that grants hopefuls the right of passage into fulfilling careers within the world of finance….

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Central Counterparties

Central counterparties, also known as CCPs, protect market participants from counterparty /credit/default risk and settlement risk by guaranteeing the trade between a buyer and a seller. By doing so it helps avert the cascading impact a counterparty default could have…

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Open Market Operations – A Tool for Inflation and Interest Rate Targeting

OMOs or Open Market Operations are a commonly used tool by Central Banks to administer the monetary policy. Central Banks try and control the price and quantity of money in the economy through the implementation of the monetary policy, price of money being interest…

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CFA vs FRM: Which One is Better

Financial professionals who want advancements in their career always find it difficult to decide which courses can offer more facilities to get more lucrative job offers. In this situation, two courses come into their preferences, CFA and FRM. Both these…

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