If you have successfully completed your Series 6 exam and are registered as an Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative, according to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), you are qualified to perform transactions for closed-end mutual funds in an initial offering, for variable annuities and life insurance, unit investment trusts (UITs), municipal fund securities such as local government investment pools (LGIPs), and 529 plans.

For the full FINRA listing of all registered representative's securities responsibilities, click here.

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