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Kenneth Ng – CFA Level I Dec 2017

I am a civil servant, and my job does not involve much of the world outside. I am unhappy with my job and am building an escape plan. I figured that I want to go into finance – and if I can’t secure a job in the finance industry, at least I’ve learnt how to invest my money. While...

Anshul Dubey – CFA Level I Dec 2017

My Road to CFA I failed CA finals 4 times and was obviously depressed and dejected. One of my cousin introduced the term CFA amidst the crisis. At first, I saw the passing percentage which was definitely 13 times more than the passing percentage of CA finals from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. That obviously was a relief. I...

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...

Alejandro Gómez – CFA Level I Dec 2017

I chose the CFA Exam as it prepares a candidate for both theory and practice for the financial services industry and it really improves your work as an financial analyst. My Strategies To be honest, I felt lost before I found out about PrepSmarter. I was studying from the Kaplan books but I was not practicing much, so it didn’t feel...

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...

What are the Career Opportunities After CFA level 1 Certification- Recognition, Job, Salary

For the past few years, CFA has become a highly sought after course. People from various spheres who are fascinated with finance are trying their hand at this course as it is one of the most acknowledged financial qualifications in the finance domain. Passing every level of CFA requires relentless commitment and hard work. However, in today’s world, everybody...

Javier Gortari Ferrándiz – CFA Level I June 2017

Why did you choose to pursue CFA? I study a double degree in Business and Law in a Madrid-based university. I chose to pursue CFA as part of my goal of finding an analyst position in a Corporate Finance firm. Since I come from a non-finance background and had little or no knowledge of any aspect treated in the Curriculum,...

Sean Kang – FRM Part I Nov 2017

I passed my FRM Part 1 exam. PrepSmarter was my main preparation material, and I am glad I chose it. Why did you choose to pursue FRM Part I? I am a CFA level III candidate and wanted to learn more about the quantitative aspect of risk management. How did you prepare? I had less than 3 months to prepare for the FRM...

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...

Why is PrepSmarter the Best CFA level 1 Preparation Tool- Pass CFA level 1 Sooner

I'm frequently asked - How does PrepSmarter compare to Schweser Qbank or Wiley Efficient Learning 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...

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