2016 CFA Curriculum Changes (Level 1)

We have done all of the work analyzing and comparing the 2015 and 2016 curriculum to discover and share the specific 2016 CFA curriculum changes for level 1 across topics, study sessions, readings all the way down to the  individual Learning Outcome Statements (LOS)....

The almost perfect CFA level 1 study guide

If you have spent any time around this blog, you will know that I do not believe purchasing a CFA level 1 study guide is a strict requirement in order to pass the test. In most cases however, if you are strapped for time and not deterred by the price tag, purchasing a...
CFA Salary Expectations

CFA Salary Expectations

Is it realistic to expect a CFA salary hike once you have earned the 3 letters next to your name? For a lot of people the primary motivation for getting a good education is job security and a better salary. But a lot of well educated underemployed people will testify...

Why use flashcards?

Why should you use flashcards when studying for the CFA level 1 exam? Most of us can find more fun things to do with our time than writing and revising flashcards, but they are super efficient when attempting to drill the most important concepts into our brain and...

How to study for the CFA level 1

I know this headline can come across a bit patronizing/arrogant. I clearly do not believe that there is only one effective way to study for the CFA® level 1 exam, this post does however outline a super efficient approach to study for the CFA level 1. If you are only...