Monday, April 23, 2018

Kenneth Ng – CFA Level I Dec 2017

I am a civil servant, and my job does not involve much of the world outside. I am unhappy with my job and am building an escape plan. I figured that I want to go into finance – and if I can’t secure a job in the finance industry, at least I’ve learnt how to invest my money. While...

Anshul Dubey – CFA Level I Dec 2017

My Road to CFA I failed CA finals 4 times and was obviously depressed and dejected. One of my cousin introduced the term CFA amidst the crisis. At first, I saw the passing percentage which was definitely 13 times more than the passing percentage of CA finals from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. That obviously was a relief. I...

Alejandro Gómez – CFA Level I Dec 2017

I chose the CFA Exam as it prepares a candidate for both theory and practice for the financial services industry and it really improves your work as an financial analyst. My Strategies To be honest, I felt lost before I found out about PrepSmarter. I was studying from the Kaplan books but I was not practicing much, so it didn’t feel...

What are the Career Opportunities After CFA level 1 Certification- Recognition, Job, Salary

For the past few years, CFA has become a highly sought after course. People from various spheres who are fascinated with finance are trying their hand at this course as it is one of the most acknowledged financial qualifications in the finance domain. Passing every level of CFA requires relentless commitment and hard work. However, in today’s world, everybody...

Javier Gortari Ferrándiz – CFA Level I June 2017

Why did you choose to pursue CFA? I study a double degree in Business and Law in a Madrid-based university. I chose to pursue CFA as part of my goal of finding an analyst position in a Corporate Finance firm. Since I come from a non-finance background and had little or no knowledge of any aspect treated in the Curriculum,...

Why is PrepSmarter the Best CFA level 1 Preparation Tool- Pass CFA level 1 Sooner

I'm frequently asked - How does PrepSmarter compare to Schweser Qbank or Wiley Efficient Learning and others? How is PrepSmarter better than others? Here's my humble attempt at outlining the differences between our offering and our competitors'. Most candidates fail not due to the quality of their prep material but due to lack of discipline and practice. When I was preparing for CFA and...

Ultimate CFA level 1 June 2018 Study Plan – Popular among CFA Study Groups

CFA Level 1 June 2018 Study Plan
Congratulations! You're on the right track. To conquer an exam as tough as CFA, you definitely need a study plan. Here's a recommended study plan for CFA Level 1, which has worked well with my CFA Study Groups (95% pass rate). But don't choose it just because it has worked for others. If you can't commit to this plan, I strongly...

Top Finance Certifications for a Professional- Career Opportunities, Salary and Other Benefits

If you are into working around with numbers and statistics and pose real life problem solving and analytical skills but you are confused whether which certification you should opt for in the financial world then you are in the right industry. People go for certification or an advanced degree to open new doors of opportunity in every professional field....

CFA level 3 2018 Curriculum Changes – Must know before taking CFA level 3 2018 Exam

CFA Institute regularly updates CFA Curriculum to keep it relevant. PrepSmarter stays on top of any curriculum changes so our users always have the most updated content. Here are the high-level changes for 2018: New Readings Seven readings are new for 2018 at Level III: Introduction to Asset Allocation by William W. Jennings, CFA, and Eugene L. Podkaminer, CFA (L3V3R16) Principles of Asset...

CFA level 1 2018 Curriculum Changes – Must know before taking CFA level 1 2018 Exam

CFA Level 1 Curriculum changes
CFA Institute regularly updates CFA Curriculum to keep it relevant. PrepSmarter stays on top of any curriculum changes so our users always have the most updated content. Here are the high-level changes for CFA Level 1 2018: New Reading One reading was completely rewritten and is essentially new for 2018 at CFA Level 1. Introduction to Alternative Investments by Terri Duhon, George Spentzos,...

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