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SIE exam for non-licensed employees

How Will the SIE Impact Your Non-Licensed Employees

  Passing the Security Industry Essentials (SIE) Exam helps people employed in the financial services industry function more independently and make wiser decisions. In effect, they become securities industry “professionals,” rather than just “workers.” Benefits of the SIE Exam for non-licensed employees The SIE…

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Is the SIE exam a good investment for your business?

The Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam provides non-licensed securities industry employees with the knowledge needed for effective performance. By passing the SIE exam, employees are better able to understand how their roles in the industry impact customers. In addition, passing the exam builds confidence…

SIE exam without sponsorship

Is the financial services industry becoming more democratic?

  Crowdfunding, crowdlending and crowd equity. These terms did not exist a decade ago, but now they represent some of the hottest trends in the securities industry. While digital platforms have opened new opportunities and realms for investors, there will always be a need…

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What Are The Top Brokerage Firms Looking For When They Recruit?

While some industry sectors are growing, brokerage firms are becoming choosier about candidates. Fortunately, now that the Series Industry Essentials (SIE) Exam can be taken by anyone without requiring sponsorship by a FINRA member firm, there is a platform that allows jobseekers to stand…

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How the SIE Can Help You as an Insurance Agent

  The traditional separation between selling insurance and investment products has begun to erode over the past decade. As the U.S. population ages and more women have entered the workforce full-time, investors demand investment products tailored to their particular interests and lifestyle as well…

Benefits of the SIE Exam

Who Benefits from the SIE Examination?

Who Benefits from the SIE Examination? The Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam presents an opportunity for anyone with a desire to work in the financial services industry to sit for an exam. This new test is the result of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority…

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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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7 Reasons Why You Need to Ace the SIE Examination

If you’re starting a career in financial services, acing the Securities Industry Essentials exam is step one. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), amid concerns about redundant content, has consolidated all introductory-level questions to form the SIE. Required after October 2018, the SIE will…

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How to Leverage the SIE Exam in Your Business

How to Leverage the SIE Exam in Your Business The SIE Exam is a new, introductory-level FINRA exam for prospective industry professionals. Its purpose is to assess a candidate’s basic knowledge of securities industry topics fundamental to working in the industry. The SIE Exam is…

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