Free CFA® Exam Study Materials for Level 1 and Level 2

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FREE CFA Exam Study Materials for LEVELS 1 & 2

Below we present a list of level 1 and level 2 CFA exam videos we made available for free at Soleadea.

IMPORTANT: These free videos are intended for Soleadea users and are available inside our CFA Exam Study Planner. To watch the videos listed below sign into our portal ( = create your free study plan).

Then, visit the page with video lectures ( = the VIDEOS tag at the very bottom of your study plan).

Please note that you may need to update your CFA exam level in your profile to see the videos.



Free Level 1 CFA Exam Videos

Here's a list of 50 free level 1 CFA exam videos included in our STUDY PLANNER. The whole video package consists of around 200 high-quality video lectures altogether, each with the average duration of 12 minutes. The total recorded level 1 CFA exam study material is around 40 hours. All videos are available in our Paid PLAN.

50 Free Level 1 CFA Exam Videos at Soleadea:

ETHICS

  • Ethics – Big Picture
  • Standard I (A) – Knowledge of the Law
  • Standard V (A) – Diligence and Reasonable Basis
  • Standard VII (A) & VII (B) regarding e.g. your conduct in and reference to the CFA Program

QUANTITATIVE METHODS

  • TVM – Single Cash Flow
  • TVM – Annuity
  • TVM – Practical Problems
  • Central Limit Theorem
  • Skewness & Kurtosis
  • Bayes' Formula
  • Normal Distribution
  • Lognormal Distribution
  • QM – Test Guidance 01

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

  • Portfolio Approach
  • Measuring Portfolio Performance
  • Efficient Frontier & Investor's Optimal Portfolio
  • PM – Test Guidance 01

FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS

  • Financial Statements – Basics
  • Accruals
  • Earnings Per Share
  • FCFF & FCFE
  • Investment Property
  • FRA – Test Guidance 01

CORPORATE FINANCE

  • Leverage
  • Breakeven Point
  • Capital Budgeting – Introduction
  • Beta and Flotation Costs
  • CF – Test Guidance 01

FIXED INCOME

  • Bonds with Embedded Options
  • Matrix Pricing
  • Duration of Bond Portfolio

EQUITY INVESTMENTS

  • Assets and Markets Classifications
  • Investor's Positions & Orders
  • Porter's Five Forces
  • Common Shares vs Preference Shares
  • Multiplier Models & Asset-Based Valuation Models
  • EI – Test Guidance 01

DERIVATIVES

  • What Are Derivatives?
  • Forward Commitments vs Contingent Claims
  • Arbitrage
  • Factors Affecting the Price of Option
  • Put-Call Parity
  • DI – Test Guidance 01

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

  • What Are Alternative Investments?
  • AI – Test Guidance 01

ECONOMICS

  • Economic Indicators
  • Central Bank
  • Demand Elasticities
  • Supply – Advanced
  • ECO – Test Guidance 01


Level 1 Questions & Exam Concepts Explained for Free

You can also find many level 1 exam concepts explained on our blog. While writing, we often include exam-type questions to show you what to expect in your exam and to encourage you to practice while you study. More free level 1 questions are available inside the Free PLAN and there are as many as 1800 exam-type questions if you choose Paid PLAN.

Free Written Content & Questions:


Free Level 2 CFA Exam Videos

Here's a list of sample level 2 CFA exam videos included in our STUDY PLANNER for free. The whole video package consists of around 120 high-quality videos altogether, each with the average duration of 20 minutes. The total recorded level 2 CFA exam study material is around 40 hours. All videos are available in our Paid PLAN.

Level 2 CFA Exam Videos Free for YOU at Soleadea:

ETHICS

  • Level 2 Ethics – Introduction
  • Standard I (C) – Misrepresentation
  • Standard I (D) – Misconduct

QUANTITATIVE METHODS

  • Covariance & Correlation Coefficient

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

  • Multifactor Models – Part 1

ECONOMICS

  • Currency Exchange Rates – Basics

CORPORATE FINANCE

  • Capital Budgeting – Miscellanea
  • Theoretical Models of Capital Structure

EQUITY INVESTMENTS

  • Valuation Process – Part 2
  • Required Rate of Return – Part 2
  • Porter's Five Forces – Basics
  • Multistage Dividend Discount Models

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS

  • Introduction to Private Equity Investments

FIXED INCOME

  • Valuation of Callable and Putable Bonds

DERIVATIVES

  • Forward Contracts – Introduction



Free Level 2 CFA Exam Questions

We have also prepared some sample level 2 questions for you. Use the link below to see what level 2 questions look like. It is very important to get familiar with the format of questions because in your level 2 exam the so-called item sets will be used to test you. An item set is a short vignette, i.e. case description, followed by 4 to 6 multiple choice questions. You can find as many as 50 item sets inside our Paid PLAN.

Sample Level 2
CFA Exam Questions:


Pay-What-You-Can
CFA Exam Study Planner for All Levels

Our CFA Exam Study Planner is available for candidates of all levels and affordable to anyone at "pay-what-you-can" prices. If you set up your Study Plan, you'll be able to:

  • see your CFA exam readings divided into study weeks in the PLAN view of your Study Plan and move readings freely across weeks using drag&drop,
  • further customize your Study Plan (PLAN view) to your needs using many personalization features from Exam Date to Topic Sequence,
  • view study lessons for all your CFA exam readings (level 3 soon too come) in the STUDY view of your Study Plan,
  • change the color of your CFA exam readings from grey to yellow (if they are partially done) or green (if they are done, completely ) and SUM UP your study progress after a week,
  • see your progress in topics thanks to the Gantt (waterfall) chart – go to the PROGRESS view of your Study Plan,
  • gain access to all free study material we made available for you, including the free videos listed above for your exam level (sorry, no study materials available for level 3 candidates at this moment).



The full "pay-what-you-can" version of our Study Planner includes even more. You'll find:

  • more study materials and tools,
  • proper review-ON system (PROSTM),
  • benchmark study times for your CFA exam readings and study weeks (BESTTM),
  • your Chance-to-Pass SCORETM adjusting in real time,
  • motivational messages sent to your inbox to help you develop your study routine, and more! READ HERE

UPDATED on 2 Feb 2021.



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