Monday, April 23, 2018

Jonny Ho – FRM Part II Nov 2017

I choose FRM to enhance my career in risk management industry. Moreover, considering there are still a few FRM in Indonesia, the certification will surely help my personal ambition and succeed in this field. My Strategies PrepSmarter helped me a lot because of its huge questions database and motivation to practice more and more every day. It also displayed the areas...

Parisha Joshi – FRM Part II Nov 2017

Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2015, I was working with a capital markets company as a Hedge Fund Accountant. Why did I pursue FRM? I decided to pursue FRM, mainly because I wanted to specialize in one particular field. Secondly, one can complete the entire course in one year if you manage to clear both the levels in the...

Neha Sule – FRM Part II Nov 2017

I am Neha Sule, Chartered Accountant by profession. I have cleared FRM Part II examination held on Nov 2017. I would like to share my success story with you. Why did I choose to pursue FRM? FRM for me was a financial Wikipedia for risk management. It provides niche specialization in the field of finance with concentration on topics for credit...

Brian Filips – FRM Part II Nov 2017

After a rough start with FRM part I, I knew that I needed to buckle up and study harder for Part II. The calculation based parts are easy for me, but with so much more qualitative material on Part II, I knew I needed help. I prepared by reading the study books, taking notes, making flashcards and doing practice problems in the book....

FRM Part 2 2018 Curriculum Changes – Must know before taking FRM Part 2 Exam

GARP regularly updates FRM 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 Reading Current Issues have been completely updated. Two new readings were completely rewritten and are essentially new for 2018 at FRM Part II. CounterParty Risk Intermediation  Sound Management of Risks...

Ultimate FRM Part 2 May 2018 Study Plan – Popular among FRM Study Groups

FRM Part 2 Study Plan
Looking for FRM Part 1 May 2018 Study Plan? Failing to plan is planning to fail. Before you create a study plan, you might want to read How to create a study plan and stick to it. Create a plan that you can stick to. Don't create too liberal a plan (18+ weeks) - you might procrastinate. Don't create an ambitious plan (9- weeks)...

Everything you ever wanted to know about FRM Part 2 – Ultimate FRM Part 2 Exam Guide

The Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation, offered by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is the most respected and widely recognized certification for financial risk management. FRM certification is awarded after a candidate has passed two rigorous multiple choice exams (FRM Exam Part I and Part II) and demonstrated two years of relevant work experience. Candidates must take the FRM Exam...

Should you take FRM 1 and 2 together?

GARP allows you to take both FRM 1 and 2 on the same day and you're ambitious, smart and hard-working enough (or else you won't be here) to attempt both the exams on the same day. Which begs the question - Should you? FRM credential should be a byproduct of knowledge and experience and GARP goes a long way to...

Why is PrepSmarter the Best FRM Part 2 Preparation Tool- Pass FRM Part 2 Sooner

I'm frequently asked - How does PrepSmarter compare to Schweser Qbank or Bionic Turtle 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 FRM...

Parth Parikh – FRM Part II May 2017

FRM is undoubtedly one of the most respected and celebrated risk management course globally. I wanted to understand Risk as a concept because, in India, there's not much focus on Risk at an Individual Level. India has a growing Debt Market and Derivatives Market. And I feel it is going to be a good opportunity if we have some...

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