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Invest In High-Quality Management. It’ll Pay Off

Did you know 71% of employees are currently looking for a new job? It’s true, and it’s primarily attributed to inadequate management. But there’s good news: Increasing the quality of your management team can increase your business’s chance of success as well as skyrocket…

Advantage of Continuing Education

How to Take Advantage of Continuing Education

  So, your business recently started offering continuing education (CE) opportunities for employees. That’s fantastic! However, continuing education opportunities can be deceptively attractive and your employees may end up wasting their time working with material that won’t actually help them advance their careers. If…

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Nail Your Finance Job Interview

You’ve done it all – pushed through the education, passed exams, received licenses, completed internships and sent out applications. At this point, there’s only one thing left to do before you become a full-blown financial services professional: ace the interview. Today, we’ll give you…

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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 as…

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…

Benefits of the SIE Exam

Who Benefits from the SIE Exam?

Who Benefits from the SIE Exam? 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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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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FINRA Releases SIE and New Top Off Passing Scores

FINRA has finally released their SIE and new Top off exam passing scores. The SIE (Securities Industry Essentials) Exam is a new, introductory-level FINRA exam for current non-registered staff members and prospective securities industries professionals who are not associated with a brokerage firm as well…

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