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I hope you’re doing great, whether you are preparing for level 1, 2 or 3.

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This is a learning hub for CFA candidates to access and share information, recent articles and study material for the test. To get started, check out this study guideline based on my own experience taking the exam in the past years.


How to master the CFA exam in 10 steps
The original CFA readings can be lengthy and quite overwhelming at first sight. A large part of your exam success will depend on how you organize the material and manage your preparation time for this important certification. Once you have read all the required material you still have to learn and practice it, and this is where this site comes in. If you need cutting edge preparation but do not want to break the bank, you can still prepare seriously for exam day and make the best use of your time available with the Financial Analyst Study Notes for the CFA Exam.

CFA study hacks, exam experiences and articles


CFA Exam Articles Gallery

Are you interested in study hacks, exam experiences and articles about the CFA exam? Check out the Financial Analyst Exam blog for the latest information about how to prepare, how to save time, and how to excel at the exam!

What can you do with the CFA designation?


CFA Articles

If you are debating the pros and cons of studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst, read the articles about the CFA designation, applications of the CBOK and society membership, jobs, and projects for CFA charterholders in the Financial Analyst Exam blog.

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