FINRA Exams

  1. Breaking Down Financial Securities Licenses

    Find out which exam you need to begin your career as an investment professional. ...
  2. Career Advice: Financial Analyst Vs. Investment ...

    Read an in-depth comparison about working as a Financial Analyst vs. working as an ...
  3. Brokers and RIAs: One and the Same?

    Brokers and registered investment advisors have some key differences. Here's what ...
  4. Top Strategies on How to Become a Stock Broker

    Gunning to be a stock broker and want an edge? Here's some veteran advice.
  5. Steps to Starting Up an Independent Broker Dealer

    Launching your own broker-dealer is a lot of work, but the potential payoff is great, ...
  6. How To Answer Option Questions On The Series ...

    Learn how to answer option questions on the Series 7 exam. Pass your Series 7 exam ...
  1. Top Strategies on How to Become a Stock Broker

    Gunning to be a stock broker and want an edge? Here's some veteran advice.
  2. Should You Add A Securities License To Your Qualifications?

    Clients love planners who sell securities, but a securities license takes a lot of ...
  1. Is a financial advisor required to have a degree?

    Discover the minimum educational requirements and financial licenses needed to become a financial advisor in the modern corporate ...
  2. If I have only a limited amount of time to study for the Series 6, what should I ...

    Learn what to focus on when studying for the Series 6 while reviewing important aspects of the exam, including its content ...
  3. What role does the 'chip cycle' play in the electronics sector?

    Read about some of the best and most popular test prep classes for the Series 6 FINRA securities licensing exam, including ...
  4. What does passing the Series 6 enable me to do?

    Learn more about the Series 6, what the examination and license are and what the license enables an individual to buy, sell ...
  1. Series 55

    FINRA Series 55 Exam Guide
  2. Series 62

    FINRA Series 62 Exam Guide
  3. Series 4

    FINRA Series 4 Exam Guide
  4. Series 99

    FINRA/NASAA Series 99 Exam Guide
Hot Definitions
  1. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  2. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  3. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  4. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  5. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
  6. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
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