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  2. Hi all- just started as an analyst, need to pass 7, 63 and 79 within 90 days. Any advice on the order in which I should take the tests and how much time I should allow myself to study? I'm working 60-80 hours/week. Also, testing material company sugg ...

    78 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  3. After getting through the 79 I'm required to get this. Anyone taken it before? How difficult? Is Knopman the best prep for this as well or is STC better? What is the Series 63 Exam? The Series 63 is a securities license entitling the holder to solici ...

    67 comments21 Apr 2018 -

  4. MOD NOTE: HILARIOUS WSO SPAM FAIL I want to share a great opportunity and my experience with a program I have recently completed. I took a class to attain my license for the Series 7, through a 4 day preparation class and how I got a job through the progr ...

    176 comments23 Mar 2011 -

  5. Valued at several hundred dollars, I am selling my Series 63 book for $50 and my Series 79 Binder plus class notes for $120. I have passed both exams and no longer need the materials. I live and work in Manhattan- PM me if interested. stc Series 79 Series ...

    51 comments18 Aug 2016 -

  6. Series 7 and Series 63

    Equity Research

    I recently got offer for equity research. As part of the position, I am required to take the Series 7 and Series 63 exam. How should I prepare for these exams? Are there any good exam prep materials I should use? WSO Series 7 Prep Course Here Series 7 Ser ...

    32 comments2 Aug 2017 -

  7. Hello, I am starting a full time Analyst position in NYC this summer at a BB Private Bank. I know that I will need to take the Series 7 and pass. When will I need to take the exam (ie. within a few months of my start date)? Can I take it before I start my ...

    20 comments31 Jan 2011 -

  8. Stockbroker to Active Trading

    Sales and Trading

    I have Series 7 and 63 licenses from institutional trading. I'm looking to transition to a stockbroker role. Think Scottrade, TD Ameritrade, etc. How would you explain why the switch from trading to financial advisory? Also, if they ask what do you p ...

    12 comments19 Nov 2015 -

  9. I am starting at a BB in a few weeks as a new associate out of bschool and was wondering if anyone would recommend studying for the Series 79 and/or 63 before I start. I know I'll have time and resources to study in training but have any of you regre ...

    9 comments28 Jun 2010 -

  10. Knopman Vs STC for series 63

    Investment Banking

    Hi all, I'm taking the series 63 in a couple weeks and I was wondering which which prep I should use: Knopman or STC (or do both suck)? Also, which package should I buy? Should I even bother with lectures or should I stick with the self study guide ( ...

    6 comments18 Aug 2016 -

  11. Certifications and Series Exams

    Investment Banking

    I'm working at a boutique IB and have both my series 7 and 63. Are there any other FINRA administered licenses worth getting? I would like to add something to my resume other then the CFA. Also, has anyone heard of getting your AVA (Accredited Valuat ...

    7 comments20 Aug 2009 -

  12. Series 79 & 63

    Investment Banking

    Hey all, I am looking for a way to get sponsored for the Series 79 & Series 63 exams because I'm trying to get an Analyst position in M&A. I have finance experience and want to get 79 & 63 licenses to improve my chances of landing an I-Ba ...

    6 comments27 Mar 2011 -

  13. I wanted to get some feedback from experienced people who have seen this. Although you may not be on that side of the business (anything sales related or security product related), does anyone know what's the rule on this? Once your licenses expire a ...

    5 comments27 Jan 2011 -

  14. I work on the Sales and Trading desk for a small broker dealer that does municipal bonds only. I passed my Series 52 a year ago. Do I need my Series 63 in order to speak with customers in sales and trading capacity? Series 63 ...

    4 comments24 Apr 2016 -

  15. Hi all! Offering consultation/ tutoring for the Series 79 and/or the Series 63. I achieved a 93% on the 79 and a 97% on the 63 (happy to supply confirmation of those scores), which is in the 99.8th percentile. In-person tutoring in New York, or tutoring/ ...

    3 comments21 Aug 2018 -

  16. Need to study for this, I have skimmed through the topics it isn't intellectually heavy but I can def the questions being tricky. The NASAA website has links for several vendors, can you guys give me some suggestions to who has quality test prep mate ...

    4 comments26 Dec 2010 -

  17. I recently quit my job due to pay cuts. I took my Series 7 on Feb, 4 2011 and 63 on Feb 11th, 2011. To my understanding they expire 2 years later, so on Feb 4, 2013 and Feb 11, 2013 respectively. Is there any way I can do the CE without have a firm sponso ...

    3 comments27 Dec 2012 -

  18. I have STC Series 79 and 63 books in mint condition as well as PDF/exam factsheet/online exams/practice questions available until June 2015. Also have Knopman Series 79 with online exams access. Let me know if you are interested in buying: p r c h o h a n ...

    2 comments26 Sep 2018 -

  19. Kaplan Series 7 & 63 Materials

    Investment Banking

    Selling the following: Kaplan Series 7 * Study Calendar * Series 7 License Exam Manual 10th edition (PDF. Can also send the Print Manual) * SecuritiesPro QBank (2,700 Questions) * Video Library * Series 7 QuickSheet (6 page Cheatsheet) * Options QuickShee ...

    2 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  20. Series 6 and 63 Exams

    Job Search Advice

    My new job requires that I take the Series 6 and 63 exams within three weeks in order to maintain employment going forward. I am new to the financial sector, but am excited about the opportunity to learn about the markets and talk with clients about inves ...

    2 comments15 Mar 2015 -

  21. Is STC bullshit?

    Investment Banking

    Hi, I've read the STC series 63 study manual, done their flashcards and practice exams and I've noticed that a bunch of their material extremely trivial. I couldn't imagine that a short, 60 question exam would require you know half of it. I ...

    2 comments2 Jan 2015 -

  22. Items for sale include:- SIE Knopman Marks Textbook- SIE STC Textbook- SIE Knopman Marks Official Bound Class Workbook (slides, review Q&A, review charts, options worksheet class summary)- Series 7 STC Textbook- Series 63 STC Textbook- Series 79 Knopm ...

    1 comment14 Sep 2019 -

  23. I have Series 7, 63, and 87 materials from Knopman and also Series 86 and 87 materials available from STC. Please PM me if interested! Series 7 series Series 63 87 86 Knopman stc ...

    1 comment26 Sep 2018 -

  24. I bought my materials last summer and passed the 63 last July and 79 this March. My online logins expired, but selling the textbooks Series 63- STC book for $25 (retail $125). The book is highlighted and underlined. Series 79- Knopman book $150 OBO (retai ...

    20 Dec 2017 -

  25. I am a licensed Finra member working for a broker dealer. I have my Series 6 and 63. How do I go about sitting for the Series 65? My firm will not sponsor me for it. I have a U4 so the U10 is not an option. I purchased the study material myself and am rea ...

    24 May 2017 -

  26. Series 6/63 or 7/66 licensing

    Job Search Advice

    Hi guys, just thought I'd jump on here and see if anyone can help answer some questions. I entered into the financial planning field about 3 years ago at the suggestion of a friend to get my licenses. However, I only received my life and health befor ...

    2 Aug 2017 -

  27. I just started a new job and they want me to take the Series 99 exam tomorrow (less than a week before CFA Level 1-_-) I've been using Kaplan's online practice exams and read their book. Has anyone taken the 99 before? I'm wondering how sim ...

    1 comment30 Nov 2014 -

  28. Hi All: I'm selling my Knopman S63 & S79 materials. I've posted all of the details in a Craigslist ad (note, I'm located in Chicago). Link is here... http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bks/3168570936.html Contact me via Craigslist or WSO ...

    7 Aug 2012 -

  29. Since I've seen some people struggle with the following tests, I am willing to offer tutoring sessions for the Series 6 and Series 63 licenses. I am in Atlanta so anywhere in the Atlanta area including downtown, midtown and buckhead at a local coffee ...

    11 Mar 2012 -

  30. Series 3/63/65 study guides?

    Sales and Trading

    Anyone have suggestions about ways to get my hands on these guides or which ones are worth the money? I don't really want to have to buy them if at all possible, but I'd like to knock these exams out in the next month or so. Series 63 series 65 ...

    1 comment19 Jan 2011 -