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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…

Top 10 Tips to Help You Study for a Securities Exam

  Securities exams are tough. Their purpose is to ensure that financial professionals know their stuff before offering advice to clients. Though they take serious preparation, the knowledge gained in the process makes you a strong financial advisor. Here are 10 dynamite tips on…

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Why Should an Insurance Agent Get a Securities License?

Insurance agents limit themselves when they work with just an insurance license, especially if they sell life insurance. Annuities are a life insurance and securities product. To sell annuities, both license types are required. Insurance agents that possess securities licenses open themselves up to…

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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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…

FINRA Examination Process

FINRA’s Member Firm Examination Process

Updates to FINRA’s member firm examination process FINRA examiners have the difficult task of reviewing member firms and assessing risk. This association regulates more than 3,700 brokerages and 630,000 registered representatives in total. In order to help improve their member firm examination process, FINRA…

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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…

SIE and Series 7 Top-Off

How to Teach the SIE and Series 7 Top-Off to Your Students

How to Teach the SIE and Series 7 Top Off to Your Students Securities Training Corporation’s (STC) suite of ready to launch training coursework for FINRA pre-licensing including the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam is opening doors. It offers opportunities for our college and…

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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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