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What FINRA Test Should You Take?

  Want to work in the securities and investment industry? Or do you want to enhance your current career? Before you jump into taking a licensing test, you should learn what’s available. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the self-regulating body of the…

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STC Holiday Gift -Get The SIE for 10% Off

STC Holiday Gift Get 10% off SIE or Top Off Courses This Holiday season STC is giving back by offering you 10% off all SIE and Top-Off Courses purchased this month. Why not give back to yourself or your employees this holiday season by…

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What Is the New Series 54 Exam?

Important Things to Know about new Series 54 Exam The outline should be available within the next few weeks (number of questions and topics will be disclosed) Any person who supervises the activities of a municipal securities advisor will be required to pass both the…

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10 Steps to Becoming an Investment Broker

So, you’re thinking about a career as an investment broker. After all, the field has lots of perks: strong earning potential, rewards for the entrepreneurial spirit, and most brokers are highly respected in their communities. However, entry requires mastering these 10 steps to becoming…

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Why The Financial Services Industry is Becoming More Relationship Focused

Why The Financial Services Industry is Becoming More Relationship Focused Robo-advisers have been capturing an increasing share of the financial services business. In financial services, rapid changes in how securities are traded, monitored and researched have made it imperative for financial advisers to understand…

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What Should You Do If You Fail the Series 7 Exam?

Few tests or certifications have the pressure attached to them that the Series 7 (also known as the Series 7 Top Off Exam) does. This is part of the reason why so many participants fail the test. Fail, and you could not only forfeit…

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Should You Become a Financial Advisor or an Investment broker?

Should You Become a Financial Advisor or an Investment broker? If you’re considering a career in financial services, you may ultimately choose between a financial advising firm or joining a broker-dealer. Too many newcomers assume that financial advisors and brokers perform the same duties,…

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Should Working as a Financial Advisor Be Your Second Career?

  The job market for financial advisors stands at a crossroads in 2018. Small independent firms and Big Four wirehouses alike face a difficult situation over the next decade. Mature, successful advisors are retiring in higher numbers, but young professionals, even recent college graduates,…

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