The Securities Industry Essentials Exam (SIE)

By | October 3, 2017

It is certainly not “breaking news” that FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) will introduce a securities industry general knowledge exam to streamline the qualification exam structure for individuals entering the securities industry. Currently, an individual interested in working in the securities industry as a registered representative must be associated with a FINRA regulated broker-dealer firm and he or… Read More »

Insurance Prelicensing Study Plans

By | September 30, 2016

A.D. Banker has developed free Insurance Prelicensing Study Plans to help you stay on track during your studies and complete your education quickly so you can get your license and start growing your career. Scheduling your state exam before you start your study plan will help you pass your state exam on the first attempt. Your state exam should be scheduled one… Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Passing your Insurance Exam on the First Try

By | June 28, 2016

To become a licensed insurance professional, you will need to pass a state-mandated exam. That exam will require a fair amount of reading, comprehending, and retaining information. In this guide we will provide the essential tips to passing your exam on the first attempt. Commit to a Study Program with an A.D. Banker Roadmap Before starting any new… Read More »

4 Essential Activities for Studying with a Purpose

Once you have reviewed your state’s requirements, committed to a study program, and scheduled your state exam, it’s time to get started with your Prelicensing course. Regardless of whether you are taking an online course, participating in a webinar review, or attending a live class, you can follow these strategies for success on how to study with a purpose so you… Read More »

What is My Learning Style? (Free Quiz Included)

Identify Study Strategies that Work for You: How to Pass the Test on the First Try! There are a variety of study strategies individuals use when learning something new. There is no “right” or “wrong” way to learn. The best strategies should be based on how an individual learns best based on their preferred learning style. Most people are… Read More »

How to Get a Property and Casualty Insurance License

The insurance industry is state regulated which means that the licensing requirements will vary by state. Most applicants will be obtaining a combined P&C license. It is highly unlikely that you will need a Property-only or Casualty-only license, since most companies issue both types of policies, but it’s best to verify with the company you will be working… Read More »