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The Complete Study Guide and Outline to the CFA Level 1 Exam

This is the complete no BS overview of the CFA Level 1 Exam with everything you've ever wanted to know and links to free study material for how to prepare for L1.

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The IPS for CFA Level 1 - A Quick Overview

The Investment Policy Statement is a vital document for a portfolio manager to understand their client's objectives and constraints. A central feature in CFA L3, for L1 you only need to know a few things. Here they are.

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The 6 Principles of Capital Budgeting

Covering the six principles of capital budgeting for the Corporate Finance section of the CFA Level 1 exam (including 

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Detecting Financial Reporting Quality Issues for CFA Level 1

On the CFA L1 exam you need to understand what determines the quality of financial reports as well as common warning flags around revenue recognition practices.

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Depreciation 101 for the CFA Level 1

Coverage of depreciation and impairment as they impact the various financial statements and financial ratios, including differences under IFRS and GAAP and the key testable material for the CFA Level 1 exam. 

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Financial Statement Ratios for CFA Level 1

An in-depth overview of how to use financial statement ratios for the CFA Level 1 exam. Includes key testable concepts, red flags to watch out for, and summary tables of the main financial, activity, solvency, and liquidity ratios you are likely to see. 

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Classifying Cash Flows under IFRS and U.S. GAAP

Breaking down how to bucket a firm's cash flows into CFO, CFI, and CFF for the CFA exams.

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Summer and December's L1 Exam is Here

Starting to study at the end of summer sets you up for success on the Dec CFA L1 exam. Not doing so is a recipe for failure. Here's why that's true, how to start, and free resources to get started (including 100 pages of free notes).

 

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Business Cycle Basics

CFA Level 1 exam questions could ask you to (1) identify where we are in the business cycle based on certain facts, (2) to identify what happens to GDP, prices, employment, investment, or inventories during a given stage, or (3) discuss the theories of the business cycle.

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An Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis

A review of the first CFA Level 1 reading on Financial Statement Analysis (FSA) covering the basic points, assumptions, and mechanics that the CFA institute stresses..

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