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How to Adjust Portfolio Duration for CFA L3 Problems

Adjusting portfolio duration is a key testable concept and calculation for the CFA Level 3 exam. Here's what you need to know. 

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everyone poops and other unconventional CFA study tips

Small unconventional CFA Level specific tactics that make a big difference come exam day.

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Basic Portfolio Return Calcuations

Not all portfolio return measurements are equal. This post covers the main CFA Level 1 methods/equations for measuring portfolio return.

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Estate Planning Basics for CFA L3

An overview of the key testable basics for estate planning for CFA L3 and how estate planning interacts with taxes, longevity risk, and concentrated positions.

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The 4 types of CFA Candidates

No matter which CFA level you are studying for, at this point the chances are you fall into one of just four categories of CFA Candidates. Which one are you?

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Price Risk vs. Reinvestment Risk in Fixed-income Investing

Everything you need to know about Price Risk vs. Reinvestment Risk in Fixed-income Investing for the CFA Exams.

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Immunization, Convexity, and Structural Risk in Liability-driven Investing

How to manage the duration and convexity of assets in a liability-driven investing context will be extensively tested on the CFA L3 exam. This article covers all the nuances around immunization and the structural risks inherent in the different approaches. 

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Is your lack of a CFA Level 1 study plan screwing you up?

There are four mistakes you're probably making as a CFA L1 Candidate that will derail your studying.

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What makes the CFA Level 3 Exam Different?

This post is all about breaking down the L3 exam and giving you a holistic understanding of what it is all about.

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Arbitrage and Futures/Forward Contract Pricing

A review of how the CFA Level 1 exam tests arbitrage and why it matters for pricing futures and forward contracts. 

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