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Why Series Exams Are More Than Just Tests

The FINRA-required license exams are about more than passing a test and checking an item off the to-do list. They are essential when building a career in the financial services industry. When prepared for correctly, the tests can teach concepts that advisors can use…

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Continuing Education’s Role in the Marketplace

Government and industry compliance and regulatory requirements heavily impact the financial securities industry. Along with these enforced protocols, firms are expected to conduct business using good ethical and sales practice standards. In the securities marketplace, because securities regulations are consistently in flux, continuing education…

Series 7 exam

Continuing Education’s Role in the Marketplace

Government and industry compliance and regulatory requirements heavily impact the financial securities industry. Along with these enforced protocols, firms are expected to conduct business using good ethical and sales practice standards. In the securities marketplace, because securities regulations are consistently in flux, continuing education…

CE Training in 2020

What You Need to Know about CE Training in 2020 (Download)

What You Need to Know about CE Training in 2020 FINRA and NASAA issued releases regarding Continuing Education requirements. STC’s recent webinar describes the proposed changes and discusses the following topics: NASAA Proposal for CE Program/CE Training for Investment advisor representatives Review of FINRA’s…

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How to Beat Exam Anxiety Before and on Test Day

If the thought of taking an exam (whether it’s at school or for a professional license) makes you break out in a cold sweat and start imagining worst-case scenarios, don’t worry. The trick is to learn how to manage test anxiety so when it…

SIE exam study guide

Your Guide to Developing a Study Plan for the SIE Exam

  Passing the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Exam can be challenging, but it’s certainly less so with the right approach to study and preparation. Passing the SIE Exam is your first step to becoming a securities industry professional, so you need to know what’s…

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The Guide You Need for a Successful SIE Exam Experience

The Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam is absolutely necessary for any individual who’s interested in joining the securities industry. However, be aware, the exam isn’t easy and many people fail it. There are a number of reasons why people fail the SIE Exam, but…

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