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Securities Career Resources

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How Partnering With STC Will Help Your Students (Webinar)

 The Securities Industries Essential (SIE) exam coming in October will give easier access to those interested in a financial services career. Join us Tues. July 24th at 2 PM EST for a webinar discussing how Security Training Corporation’s (STC) College Course can help your students. Some…

How will the SIE Benefit Your Employees?

When first coming on board working for a financial firm there’s an onboarding process during which associate is provided mandatory information regarding his job responsibilities. Due to this process, the employee is clear as to his role, but may be somewhat uncertain as to the functions…

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The Tech You Need to Get Started as a Financial Planner

Technology is a must-have for a financial planner. Clients expect it. Plus, it will make your job easier and let your staff concentrate on more important issues. Need more convincing? According to a Fidelity Investments survey, 53 percent of Gen X/Y millionaires say they…

Securities Industry Tools

Find cutting edge tools to help you gain new securities training skills and advance your career.

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Why Teaching to the Test is Best

  Imagine two college students who plan financial services careers. Both decide to take the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam/ test before graduating to become more attractive job candidates for potential employers. To do their best on the exam, they both hire test prep…

Are Your Associates Ready for Their Examinations?

The key to success is preparation Securities Training Corporation’s (STC) new study system provides special tools to help prepare your students to be test ready and get their license More ways to prepare, study, and succeed Exam Prep at mystcinteravice.com provides an interactive toolbox…

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Financial Advisor Best Practices

  We’ve all heard stories about the bad financial advisor.  You know the kind that asks for a printout of all your assets before they even get to know you.  Or the one who signs you up for an investment and you find out…

business people and technology

The Tech You Need to Get Started as a Financial Planner

Technology is a must-have for a financial planner. Clients expect it. Plus, it will make your job easier and let your staff concentrate on more important issues. Need more convincing? According to a Fidelity Investments survey, 53 percent of Gen X/Y millionaires say they…

Securities Salary Guide

Find in-depth information on financial services industry professionals’ salary and expenses.

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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…

Insurance Salary

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…

Financial Advisor Salary

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…

News & Updates

The latest securities training news, course updates, advancements and market information.

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