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What is the difference between marginal and average tax rates?

Distinguishing between marginal and average tax rates and knowing how to calculate each should be worth a few points on the CFA exam. This post quickly summarizes all you need to know.  

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The 7 Tested Tax Regimes

A look at the three main systems of taxes (income, wealth, consumption/VAT) and the 7 tax regimes for the CFA Level 3 exam. 

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The Ideal CFA Weekend Study Plan

During CFA exam crunch time weekend time is precious study time. Here's how to maximize your minutes. 

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When You're a Month Out from the CFA, Take a Pause

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There's a Difference Between Knowing the CFA Material and Passing the CFA Exam

Knowing the CFA material is only the first step in passing the exam. This post is an in-depth breakdown for how to structure your last 60 days of prep so that you actually pass the test. 

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SS18 Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) - What you Need to Know for the CFA

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Banks - The most conservative Institutional Investor for the CFA

Everything you need to know about bank's as institutional investors for the CFA Level 3 exam.

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Life Insurance vs. Non-Life Insurance Companies on the CFA Exam

The CFA Level 3 exam loves to compare life insurance and non-life insurance companies. This post breaks down the differences in terms of each of their IPS constraints.

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Calculate and Interpret Spending Rules for Endowments & Foundations

How to calculate, and more importantly, interpret spending rules for the CFA Level 3 exam for endowment/foundation IPS problems.

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Monetary Policy 101 for the CFA Level 1 Exam

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