Monday, April 23, 2018

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...

Ultimate CFA level 3 June 2018 Study Plan – Popular among CFA Study Groups

  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, 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 recommend you create one...

Everything you ever wanted to know about CFA Level 3 – Ultimate CFA Level 3 Exam Guide

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation, offered globally by CFA Institute, is the most respected and widely recognized certification in finance. The program focuses on portfolio management, financial analysis and asset valuation. Learn more about CFA. CFA certification is awarded after a candidate has passed three rigorous exams (Level 1, 2 and 3) and demonstrated four years of relevant work experience....

CFA Pass Rate and Trends- Find Out The Latest Trends

CFA passing percentage varies from year to year and has traditionally fallen between 35% and 45%. Candidates receive a score report that is intended to be fairly unspecific: there is no numerical score or grade for the test, only a Pass/Fail result, and the candidate's performance range in each of the topic areas: below 50%, between 50% and 70%,...

Siddiq Shabir – CFA Level III June 2017

Why did you choose to Pursue CFA? I was introduced to CFA at the age of 24 during my bachelor’s degree program. Since then I had a dream that one day I will become a member of this prestigious institute because of its high ethical standards which are a key to differentiate an asset manager from the norm. Hence I...

What are the CFA level 3 Topics and Weights – Find Out in Detail

There are 7 topics areas in Level III. Topic areas are further organized into 18 Study Sessions, which are divided into 60 readings. Level III focusses on Portfolio Management. Quantitative Methods, Financial Reporting and Analysis and Corporate Finance have already been covered completely in Level I and II. So these topics are exempted from Level III. Topic areas in detail Ethical & Professional Standards: It’s about Professional Standards of Practice and...

Differences between CFA Level 1, 2 and 3

CFA Level I It focuses on tools and concepts and thus gives more weightage to Quantitative Finance, Economics and Financial Reporting and Analysis. Multiple choice questions format makes it easier for exam takers, however, one must note that on an average you have around 1.5 minutes per question. Passing rate is closer to 40%. CFA Level II It focuses on Asset Valuation and places...

CFA Level III June 2017 Study Plan

Update: CFA Level 3 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, 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...

Why is PrepSmarter the Best CFA level 3 Preparation Tool- Pass CFA level 3 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...

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