As we enter the lull before the June 2012 results, many first-timers are asking if they have enough time to take the December 2012 Level I exam. That’s a fair question, and it’s great that these candidates are sensible enough to think about it (after all, there is a lag of one year between levels so seems reasonable to assume one needs a full year to prepare). Many also do not have significant financial knowledge or experience so there is an element of uncertainty there. Continue reading
Studying to become a Chartered Financial Analyst® usually requires lugging around a lot of books. Stalla Mobile CFA Review contains everything you need to learn every CFA topic — and can even inject some fun and excitement into the daily grind. Continue reading
Quick question - what you you think these guys are doing?
If you guessed ‘waiting to enter the CFA exam hall’ - you’d be right. Well done you.
Thing is, they’re waiting to go in after the exam had already started. Continue reading
Hope you enjoyed your first CFA-free week in a long time!
Continuing the series of exam day experiences, here is a story from the good old days of the 1970s, from John Privat, CFA, in a letter to the CFA Institute in their 50-year celebration publication. The original letter can be found online here. We’re talking about the age where CFA candidates weren’t the pansies they are today - where candidates took on the exam armed only with slide rules and their shaggy hairdos…and RIPPED OFF CAR DOORS AS PRE-EXAM WARM UP EXERCISES. Enjoy. Continue reading