Free CFA® Program Study Materials

Get access to our essential exam prep resources created by CFA experts in the field and in the classroom. From practice quizzes and eBooks to flashcards and curriculum notes – we have everything candidates need to pass the CFA exam.

Get Introduced to the CFA Program

Learn about the CFA Program and what it takes to successfully pass the Level I exam.

Informational CFA® Program Webinars

Attend free live and recorded webinars to learn more about earning the CFA charter, including the process, career benefits, exam details, study strategies, and more.

eBook: CFA Program Fundamentals

Find fundamental information about the CFA Program and the curriculum. Each chapter concludes with a sample of multiple-choice questions, complete with answers and explanations.

eBook: Before You Decide to Sit for the CFA Program Exam

Over 100 CFA charterholders who have successfully gone through the program, give advice on what it takes to earn the charter and succeed in the investment industry.

Try Free CFA Exam Prep Materials

These comprehensive exam prep materials include some of our most popular resources to prepare candidates for all three CFA exams.

Free CFA® Diagnostic Exam

Considering the CFA charter? Get an idea of your baseline knowledge of the Level I CFA Program curriculum in this free 60-question diagnostic exam.

Schweser's 7-Day Free Trial

With Schweser’s 7-Day Free Trial, you can experience how the core study tools complement each other, giving you concise and comprehensive coverage of the entire CFA Program curriculum.

CFA Program Question of the Day

Sign up now to receive a daily CFA Program practice question for your exam level in your inbox! Practice answering a new question every day leading up to the exam.

Monthly CFA Candidate Guide

Each month, our Candidate Guide—delivered right to your inbox—will offer you free resources to enhance your study plan.

Learn From CFA Experts

Kaplan Schweser has developed CFA expert-led videos for new and aspiring CFA charterholders.

Latest CFA Exam Prep Videos

Build your knowledge about how to pass the CFA exam from Kaplan Schweser. 

Learn More About SchweserNotes

Check out this video to learn more about Kaplan Schweser’s clear, concise study notes.

Explore Schweser’s Online CFA® Mock Exams

Learn how you can replicate the actual CFA exam experience before it matters most.

Take a Peek At Our CFA Product Samples

Use these samples to familiarize yourself with our CFA prep products. 

Schweser's Quicksheet Sample

Kaplan Schweser QuickSheets give CFA Program candidates essential curriculum formulas, definitions, and concepts in an easy-to-learn format. This Quicksheet sample provides critical Level I concepts for ethical and professional standards and quantitative methods topics. 

Sample CFA Level I Flashcards

Kaplan Schweser Flashcards feature a learning outcome statement on one side and a brief summary of the relevant material for the LOS. This CFA flashcard sample lets you practice with some of our available flashcards for Portfolio Management.

Schweser's Secret Sauce® Sample

Kaplan Schweser's Secret Sauce contains concise explanations about major parts of the CFA Program curriculum. Bonus content includes:

  • Tips and tricks on how to apply your knowledge
  • Basic strategies and time management techniques 
  • A study plan for the last week prior to exam day
  • A topic-by-topic listing of high-probability exam topics
  • An analysis of level-specific question styles

This Secret Sauce sample product gives you a glimpse into how we help level I candidates for Portfolio and Wealth Management.

SchweserNotes™ Sample: Reading 51

SchweserNotes include reviews and quizzes for each CFA exam Learning Outcome Statement (LOS) reading making it easier to study in shorter segments. This SchweserNotes sample introduces the Portfolio Management topic to level I candidates.  

Level I SchweserNotes™ Audio Sample

Just like SchweserNotes, except in audio format for auditory learners. This audio sample of SchweserNotes introduces the Portfolio Management topic for level I candidates.