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  1. A Guide To Financial Designations

    Find out which certifications can bring you the greatest career returns.
  2. The Alphabet Soup of Financial Certifications

    We decode the meaning of the many letters that can follow the names of financial ...
  3. Why Save For Retirement In Your 20s?

    You're probably paying off your student loans and retirement is 40 years away. Shouldn't ...
  4. 4 Professional Associations Advisors Should Join

    These four professional organizations are among the most respected and well known ...
  5. Career Advice: Financial Analyst Vs. Financial ...

    Read an in-depth comparison between working as a financial analyst or a financial ...
  6. America's Most Expensive Retirement States

    Six places that aren't great for the Golden Years (financially speaking).
  1. Safest Industries To Invest In

    Which are the safest industries and sectors for long-term investment and why?
  2. Top 7 ETFs Designed for Retirement Income

    These seven ETFs offer several advantages over traditional ETFs, especially for investors ...
  1. I hold a professional degree. Am I eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner ...

    According to the CFP board, if you hold one or more of the following, you are eligible to challenge the CFP(R) certification ...
  2. What financial certifications or exams do I need to complete in order to qualify ...

    In general, most states require the successful completion of the Series 65 exam or both the Series 7 and Series 66 exams. ...
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