Professional Education FAQs

  1. What's the difference between a financial advisor and a financial planner?

  2. What's the difference between a CFA and a CPA?

  3. What are the requirements that a trust needs to meet to be qualified?

  4. Where can I look for a financial planner?

  5. If I am looking to get an Investment Banking job. What education do employers prefer? ...

  6. Can I still pass the CFA Level I if I do poorly in the ethics section?

  7. A sales representative is permitted to take all of the following actions EXCEPT:

  8. Transactions are exempt from registration where …

  9. What certification series does one need to be a bond broker?

  10. All of the following are allowable deductions used in determining taxable estate ...

  11. Investment advisors must register with the SEC when their assets under management ...

  12. How many attempts at each CFA exam is a candidate permitted?

  13. Do I need to take the Series 6 examination after I have already successfully completed ...

  14. Does FINRA make any allowances for people whose first language is not English?

  15. What is the maximum amount of time that can elapse between CFA examinations?

  16. I am not a resident of the United States, but would like to be qualified as a registered ...

  17. Do I need to be a U.S. resident to take the Series 63 exam as an individual?

  18. What are the Gnomes of Zurich?

  19. Is it required to order the CFA guides in order to prepare for the CFA?

  20. I passed my Series 7 exam, but I terminated employment at my sponsoring firm before ...

  21. If my employment with my current firm terminates relatively soon, do I have two years ...

  22. I have a CFA designation. Do I qualify for any exemptions from FINRA licensing exams?

  23. Which States do not require a Representative to write the Series 63 exam?

  24. Do I need to have my Series 7 license for at least 36 months before I take the Series ...

  25. Do I have to complete all exams within a certain period of time to receive the CFA ...

  26. What careers are popular among CFA charterholders?

  27. Do I have to reach a certain age before I can write an NASD exam?

  28. Am I qualified once I complete my FINRA certification exam?

  29. How do I become a CFA charterholder?

  30. Can I obtain my CFA charter without U.S. work experience?

  31. How do I receive sponsorship from a member firm in order to write a Series 7 exam?

  32. Where can I find a copy of an old Series 7 exam?

  33. What financial certifications or exams do I need to complete in order to qualify ...

  34. How do I find a testing facility in my area?

  35. I failed the Series 6 exam. How long must I wait before I can re-take it?

  36. What is the difference between Series 9/10 and Series 24 qualification exams?

  37. When must the required three years of qualifying work experience be completed in ...

  38. Which popular professional certification exams do not require sponsorship?

  39. Is it possible to take the Series 6 exam without being sponsored?

  40. I failed the Series 7 exam. How long must I wait before I can take it again?

  41. What personal items am I allowed to bring with me into the CFA exam testing room?

  42. How can I withdraw from my CFA Level 1 exam?

  43. Do I need to be sponsored or employed by a member firm in order to write the Series ...

  44. I am not currently employed at a member firm, but I have independently written the ...

  45. Can I bring food and drink into the CFA testing room?

  46. How do I register for the CFA program for the first time?

  47. I have already obtained my Series 7; however, I am no longer working for a member ...

  48. Is it possible to take the Series 7 exam without being sponsored?

  49. If I do not have a U.S. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, can I still qualify for ...

  50. How long will my Series 7 license last after my employment has been terminated at ...

  51. Do I have to successfully complete the Series 7 exam before I can register for the ...

  52. If I already hold a professional certification am I eligible for any exemptions from ...

  53. I have not received my Series 7 exam certificate. Where can I obtain it?

  54. I am interested in pursing the CFA charter, but I do not have a degree in business ...

  55. I hold a professional degree. Am I eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner ...

  56. If I have passed the Series 7 exam, do I need to write the 6 and 63 exams as well?

  57. Is there any difference between a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst Designation ...

  58. If I have already completed the Series 6 examination, do I have to complete the entire ...

  59. What type of work experience can count towards the work experience required in order ...

  60. Where are the testing centers for the Series 7 examination?

  61. What forms of ID are acceptable for admittance into the CFA examination room?

  62. How many attempts at the Series 7 exam are permitted?

  63. Are there any continuing education requirements after I pass the Series 7 examination?

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