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How to Find the Next Generation of Financial Advisors

Recruiting and retaining world-class investment advisors gives your firm a competitive edge. Every business in the financial services industry, including Big Four wirehouses and boutique startups, must be agile enough to recruit quickly in a tight labor market. As the U.S. economy remains shorthanded,…

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An Interesting Brokerage Recruiting Landscape

The brokerage recruiting industry has undergone some dramatic upheavals in the past year that will undoubtedly affect the landscape for years to come. These upheavals, according to Diamond Consulting, are all based on one factor: control. Advisors are constantly trying to be in control…

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Learn About Our College Course and SIE (Webinar)

  Learn About Our College Course and SIE (Webinar) If you missed our webinar highlighting Securities Training Corporation’s new SIE and College Course Program. You can still view the Webinar to see all of the benefits of our College Course and SIE Program. Some…

Securities Industry Tools

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What Does STC’s SIE Course Look Like?

What Does STC’s SIE Course Look Like? 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 a…

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Five Tips About Financial Advisor Websites

  There are more than 200,000 financial advisors in the U.S., but don’t let that deter you from joining the fast-growing industry. According to a 2017 report, “The Changing Face of Financial Advice” by Corporate Insight, financial advisor activity is at an all-time high.…

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Post, Tweet, Like: Getting Social or Upping Your Game

You know that old saying of “go where the customers are”? Eighty percent of Americans used some form of social media in 2017, according to Statista. So where should you be, if you aren’t already? According to the fifth edition of the Putnam Social…

Securities Salary Guide

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How Much Does An Insurance Agent Make?

  Do you like helping people and knowing that you’ve given them peace of mind to protect what they love?  If so, a career as an insurance agent may be right for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents earn an annual…

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Insurance Industry Salary

  Ask a business school graduate what they plan on doing when they graduate, and many will mention investment banking, venture capital and consulting.  Those are the glamorous, exciting fields.  Mention insurance to them and you might get a look of bewilderment.  Why would…

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Financial Advisor Salary by Firm

  One of the things financial advisors have to consider when starting their career is their salary.  They want a position that covers all the bills with some left over for investments and savings, one that provides them with enough money so they can…

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