CFA Society Sri Lanka

A Member of the CFA Institute Global Network of Societies

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​CFA Society Sri Lanka and the Central Bank of Sri Lanka have developed the following guides with the objective of improving Financial Literacy as part of the 2019 National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) initiative of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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 Financial Literacy to Achieve Your Financial Wellbeing (ENGLISH)

​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​This book is authored by Ravi Abeysuriya​, CFA. The book is for the general public to get a better understanding of personal finances for their wellbeing. It details topics such as How to Achieve Financial Independence and Wealth, Personal Financial Planning, Borrow Smart, How Money Works, Wealth Management, Be Prepared for the Unexpected and Planning for Your Retirement.

Available as: PDF
Published On: Dec 2018
ISBN: 978-955-71200-0-3

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 Financial Literacy (මූල්‍ය සාක්ෂරතාවය)

​​ ​This book is authored by W. M. Karunaratne, Assistant Governor (Retired) of the Central Bank. The book is for the general public to get an understanding of managing their personal finances. It details topics such as the financial system, expenses management, how to save for the future, how to safeguard savings from being deceived, risk and returns, how to make use of the banking system, how to borrow smart and financial frauds. ​

Available as: PDF
Published On: 2011
ISBN: 978-955-575-229-9​
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 Entrepreneurship: The Journey of an Entrepreneur (ENGLISH)

​​Financial literacy.JPG This book is authored by Sidath Kalyanaratne, CFA. The book is for would be entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka to increase the success rate of their entrepreneurial ventures. It details topics such as Where to find capital, How to approach a potential lenders/capital providers, M​​anaging a business, How to manage working capital, Renouncing, and Challenges and complexities with growth and scale.​

Available as: PDF​
Published On: Dec 2018
ISBN: 978-955-71201-0-2
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 Let’s Start a Small and Medium Scale Business (සුළු හා මාධ්‍ය පරිමාණ ව්‍යාපාරයක් අරඔමු)

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​​​​ This book is authored by Mr. M S K Dharmawardhana, Additional Director of the Regional Development Department of the Central Bank. The book is for students, Micro, Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs (MSMEs) and Bankers who look for basics on Entrepreneurship Development. The book contains products and services available for MSMEs, activities carried out by the Regional Development Department of the Central Bank to support the MSME sector in the country, the basics of Financial Management, Marketing, Accounting and legal requirements for entrepreneurs. ​ ​

Available as: PDF​
Published On: 2015
ISBN: 978- 955-575-311-1​
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