Below are a few tips that will make it easier to use the Bionic Turtle website. BionicTurtle.com is an online resource designed to provide an affordable resource for anybody, anywhere to add career-related skills so they can secure a better job. The site offers a number of ways to enhance ones career, including: an extensive How-To section, the flagship FRM Product, Career Guide and an active discussion Forum.
Information by Topic
Information on this site is divided among several finance categories. The FRM is broken down into 9 major categories that are reflective of the exam. Topic areas include:
- Quantitative Analysis
- Products & Markets
- Valuation & Models
- Market Risk
- Credit Risk
- Operational Risk
- Investment Risk
- Current Issues
Information by Resource
The How-To section contains 7 main resources: Videos, Articles, Spreadsheets, Notes, Practice Questions, Books and Webinars.
- Video Tutorials: Please ensure that the latest Adobe Flash Player is installed (Free).
- Webinars: Webinars hosted in GoToWebinar (GoToMeeting) are recorded in Windows Media format. They require the free Windows Media Player.
- Downloads: Downloadable movie tutorials are folder (packages) of the same flash movie used on the site; once downloaded, you should only need to click on the .html page to start. The iPod versions can be viewed with the free QuickTime Player (note: you do not need QuickTime Pro).
- Spreadsheets: The online learning spreadsheets utilize EditGrid. Please note that you can always export any EditGrid spreadsheet to MS Excel. To export to Excel, from the EditGrid menu, select File > Export As > XLS.
- Study notes: Please ensure that you have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader installed.
You can access the Site Guide at anytime through the link at the top of the website. Here you will find a modified sitemap to aid you in quickly finding the various areas of the site. If you still cannot find what you are looking for, create a post in the Forums and one of our moderators will answer your question as soon as possible.
Be sure to follow us on the various social media feeds like Twitter and Facebook. Additionally, we keep an exhaustive list of our favorite diigo links. Be sure to subscribe to our weekly newsletter to keep up on the latest Bionic Turtle releases as well as providing a weekly guide for those who have purchased the FRM Product.
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