- 3 Important Ways How the CFA Exams Helped Me Outside of A Financial Career
Le Violon d'Ingres (French idiom): A second skill beyond the one by which a person is mainly known. A few years ago, I was young, green and eager to do well in my financial services consultancy role. But when the 2007-2008 crisis struck and my firm ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Oct 25 2014 - 7:34am - 8 comments
- CFA study material
I need help decided what study material to buy. I was set in scheweser but I heard of analystnotes but I'm not sure. Please give me a brief review on both thanks! ...
Forum topic - Ryg11 - Oct 23 2014 - 1:03pm - 4 comments
- Help- Part time MSF or MBA later?
I am a RE Asset Management analyst at a boutique firm. My firm is going out of business in January and I want to lateral into IB. I graduated with 3.0 GPA and a non-finance/accounting major and I just applied to part-time MSF which will be from Jan 15- Dec ...
Forum topic - Janglejuice - Oct 20 2014 - 1:47pm - 7 comments
- The One Thing You Should Know to Pass the CFA Level I Exam
As we've advised many times before, practice exams are key to ensuring a pass for the CFA exams. Practice exams give you, well, practice, in answering questions similar to the actual exam, and also informs you if you're lacking in a particular ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Oct 22 2014 - 10:05pm - 1 comment
- Can I use my 529 funds to pay for CFA
Study material and testing fees? ...
Forum topic - Ryg11 - Oct 22 2014 - 1:12pm - 2 comments
- CFA vs GMAT
I have some time before next august and planning to recruit for banking. Have a 710 GMAT coming from Latin America and CFA level I approved. What would you say has a greater impact on ones resume a CFA Level II or a GMAT 750+ in order to devote some time ...
Forum topic - jl8 - Oct 14 2014 - 10:24pm - 5 comments
- One Simple Tip You Can Immediately Apply to Study More in Less Time
Imagine this: 2 CFA candidates of equal skill start their study session on a Saturday 9am according to their study plan. Let's assume they both plan to study 10 hours that day until 7pm before calling it a day. ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Oct 8 2014 - 11:05pm - 2 comments
- 10 Key Study & Schedule Tips You Should Know for Dec Level I
In the recent weeks we've been getting queries from candidates that have signed up in the last minute. These candidates mostly have been worrying about one thing: do I have enough time to study and pass since I've just registered? Well, ...
Blog entry - 300 Hours - Oct 7 2014 - 11:05pm - 2 comments
- PE and CFA
Guys I am doing MBA from NYU and passed level 1 of CFA and working in a small firm doing MBS for TPG. I am not sure if pursuing a CFA is going to add any value unless I want to go to equity research. I was wondering if any of you guys have any insight on ...
Forum topic - bpsny - Oct 2 2014 - 4:58pm - 6 comments
- post MBA corp finance- is it worth it to start CFA track?
i'll be starting a corporate finance job at a F100 company next month. It's an F&A role and i had a prior post MBA stint in a different corp fin role. Is it worth it to study for the CFA? I doubt I will be trying to switch into any "high ...
Forum topic - kingmonkeycmonkeydo - Sep 28 2014 - 10:30pm - 4 comments