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Old 17-09-2018, 12:14 AM   #1
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CFA level 1 June 2019?

Thinking of signing up for CFA level 1 June 2019 for personal interest, not sure if I will go on to do level 2 and 3.

Current job has more or less no relevance to CFA/financial industry, also dont think CFA level 1 can be used for a career switch either.

Not sure if I should still proceed? Early bird ends 10 oct.

Would appreciate all/any advice, has any1 taken purely for self interest before?

Or do you think it would be a waste in my case? E.g. I could just self study old textbooks; although the test itself would be a good benchmark to see if I truly understand



Would hardcopies of the official CFA textbooks suffice?
Are the Schweser books really necessary? Somewhat on the expensive side

Would be self funded, nil company sponsorship

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Old 17-09-2018, 07:39 PM   #2
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Sorry wrong sub thread. Reposted in the other. Mod can del?

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Old 21-09-2018, 03:52 PM   #3
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schweser books give a more summarised version compared to the original. usually exam halls u will see people holding on to schweser cheat sheet.

do u have background in finance and econs and hows ur basic math / stats. it's very heavy the content it covers it's almost like an entire basic bach degree.

but if ure really keen and motivated u can make it for the june exam. if ure not sure, just get the books and read first then decide. no need throw money in first.

if u just want to work in the banking sector, u dun need the cfa. only certain jobs will really fully utilise the cfa which are also rather competitive fancy roles.
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Old 23-09-2018, 10:03 AM   #4
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Thinking of signing up for CFA level 1 June 2019 for personal interest, not sure if I will go on to do level 2 and 3.

Current job has more or less no relevance to CFA/financial industry, also dont think CFA level 1 can be used for a career switch either.

Not sure if I should still proceed? Early bird ends 10 oct.

Would appreciate all/any advice, has any1 taken purely for self interest before?

Or do you think it would be a waste in my case? E.g. I could just self study old textbooks; although the test itself would be a good benchmark to see if I truly understand



Would hardcopies of the official CFA textbooks suffice?
Are the Schweser books really necessary? Somewhat on the expensive side

Would be self funded, nil company sponsorship

Thank you!

Hi i am also thinking to sign up for june 2019 level 1 cfa in singapore? Want yo be study buddies? Email me at Katz031296@gmail.com or whatsapp me at 97931196
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Old 23-09-2018, 10:06 AM   #5
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is it cheaper to print the ebook on our own or cheaper to just pay usd150 for the book?

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Old 24-09-2018, 09:46 PM   #6
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holding on to the cheat sheet as in studying outside right?

not bringing it in
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Old 01-10-2018, 08:23 PM   #7
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holding on to the cheat sheet as in studying outside right?

not bringing it in
yeh study outside during break.
is it cheaper to print the ebook on our own or cheaper to just pay usd150 for the book?

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u have to ask the bookstore u want to print at to calculate for u what.
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Old 03-10-2018, 02:18 PM   #8
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i also feel like signing up purely out of interest

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