Series 65 - Investment Adviser

The Series 65 examination is required by most states for individuals that act as investment adviser representatives. This is the only license required if an individual acts as an investment adviser representative. If that individual wishes to register as a securities sales representative, which is necessary to accept commissions, the Series 63 license is required as well.

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This bundle is for the person who:

  • Prefers hard copy reading
  • Has no financial background
  • Wishes to learn in the proper order at his or her own pace
  • Wishes to attend a live virtual class for final review with a seasoned instructor

This bundle includes:

  • Series 65 Printed Materials, SMART 65 Web, and Virtual Classroom Review 3 in 1 Bundle

This bundle is for the person who:

  • Prefers hard copy reading
  • Wishes to attend a live virtual class for final review with a seasoned instructor

This bundle includes:

  • Series 65 Live Virtual Classroom Review and Printed Materials 2 in 1 Bundle

This bundle is for the person who:

  • Prefers hard copy reading
  • Has no financial background
  • Wishes to learn in the proper order at his or her own pace

This bundle includes:

  • SMART 65 Web and Printed Materials 2 in 1 Bundle

The Printed Materials program consists of a 1 volume text, covering the following subjects:

  • Economics and Analysis
  • Investment Vehicles
  • Investment Recommendations
  • Legal Guidelines

A separate book of ten simulated Final Exams with complete explanations gives the user practical experience with the exam format.

(over 600 pages, with over 1300 simulated examination questions with detailed explanations)

This bundle is for the person who:

  • Prefers hard copy reading
  • Has no financial background
  • Wishes to learn in the proper order at his or her own pace
  • Wishes to attend a live virtual class for final review with a seasoned instructor

This bundle includes:

  • Series 65 Printed Materials, SMART 65 Web, and Virtual Classroom Review 3 in 1 Bundle

This bundle is for the person who:

  • Has no financial background
  • Wishes to learn in the proper order at his or her own pace
  • Wishes to attend a live virtual class for final review with a seasoned instructor

This bundle includes:

  • SMART 65 Web and Virtual Classroom Review 2 in 1 Bundle
Free Demo Sample Questions Available Classes

This bundle is for the person who:

  • Prefers hard copy reading
  • Has no financial background
  • Wishes to learn in the proper order at his or her own pace

This bundle includes:

  • SMART 65 Web and Printed Materials 2 in 1 Bundle

SMART 65 Interactive Web Training:

  • Eliminates need for textbooks
  • Makes the most efficient use of the candidates' time, since the content delivery is dependent on user performance
  • Tailors the training experience to each user's strengths and weaknesses
  • Delivers consistent effective training at the lowest per-user cost

The program is divided into the same "Chapters" as our Series 65 text, and includes an online textbook that leads the user sequentially through every topic, testing the user on each major point.

The program dynamically modifies each student's learning sequence, based on the student's strengths and weaknesses. If a user is having difficulty with a major concept, he or she is presented with the information to be learned in a variety of reinforcing methods until mastery is achieved. Therefore, users who are not having problems move rapidly through the program; those that are having difficulty will move more slowly, but they will meet the minimum competency level needed to pass the examination upon successful completion of SMART 65™. We developed this learning approach by combining the most successful teaching techniques culled from 20 years of preparing students for the securities exams.

The learning material covers 300 concepts, arranged within the 4 major areas tested on the Series 65 exam. Each concept includes:

  • Practice questions with detailed explanations that not only explain which answer is correct, but also explain why the other answers are wrong for the more complex concepts
  • A Quick 65 summary - an easy-to-read condensation of the most important points tested

This exam covers a representative's knowledge of securities products, portfolio management strategies, economics and analysis, and all of the legal guidelines under which an adviser must operate (these are the Uniform Securities Act - State law covering investment advisers; NASAA rules - NASAA is the North American Securities Administrators Association, which is the group of State Administrators that enforces the Uniform Securities Act; as well as Federal laws on investment advisers). To expose the candidate to the extraordinary depth of possible questions on this exam, tests are drawn from a pool of over 5000 distinct questions.

Other key features are:

  • Mastery exams
    • Quizzes that test each of the 4 major areas
    • Finals, covering Economics and Analysis, Investment Vehicles, Investment Recommendations, and Legal Guidelines
    • Tests are weighted in the same manner as the material in the actual exam
  • Detailed feedback on areas needing additional study
  • Full text search capabilities through the Glossary and Quick 65
  • About the Test - tips for passing the exam

The content for SMART Interactive Web Training is constantly updated. Changes are added to the material as they become available. Try a Free Demo

This bundle is for the person who:

  • Prefers hard copy reading
  • Has no financial background
  • Wishes to learn in the proper order at his or her own pace
  • Wishes to attend a live virtual class for final review with a seasoned instructor

This bundle includes:

  • Series 65 Printed Materials, SMART 65 Web, and Virtual Classroom Review 3 in 1 Bundle

This bundle is for the person who:

  • Prefers hard copy reading
  • Wishes to attend a live virtual class for final review with a seasoned instructor

This bundle includes:

  • Series 65 Live Virtual Classroom Review and Printed Materials 2 in 1 Bundle

This bundle is for the person who:

  • Has no financial background
  • Wishes to learn in the proper order at his or her own pace
  • Wishes to attend a live virtual class for final review with a seasoned instructor

This bundle includes:

  • SMART 65 Web and Virtual Classroom Review 2 in 1 Bundle
Free Demo Sample Questions Available Classes

PassPerfect Live Virtual Classes are designed for final review before an individual takes his or her licensing exam. These are web-delivered live interactive classes taught by seasoned instructors who know these exams. The classes are exam-focused, emphasizing the content that is most heavily tested and the content that is most difficult.

The key to any live class is the instructor. Our instructors have, on average, been doing this for 20 years. This means that they really know these exams inside and out and they also know how to teach the content so that it comes alive in class. Our instructors really care about their students, and stay available after each class session to work with students who need extra help, and to answer additional questions on a one-on-one basis.

A great class experience can make all the difference in being properly prepared for these difficult exams.

Please note: Students should enroll in a virtual class after they have substantially completed their studies using their recently purchased Pass Perfect materials. To receive the full benefit from virtual review, class should be scheduled close to the actual test date.

Available Classes

The Printed Materials program consists of a 1 volume text, covering the following subjects:

  • Economics and Analysis
  • Investment Vehicles
  • Investment Recommendations
  • Legal Guidelines

A separate book of ten simulated Final Exams with complete explanations gives the user practical experience with the exam format.

(over 600 pages, with over 1300 simulated examination questions with detailed explanations)

SMART 65 Interactive Web Training:

  • Eliminates need for textbooks
  • Makes the most efficient use of the candidates' time, since the content delivery is dependent on user performance
  • Tailors the training experience to each user's strengths and weaknesses
  • Delivers consistent effective training at the lowest per-user cost

The program is divided into the same "Chapters" as our Series 65 text, and includes an online textbook that leads the user sequentially through every topic, testing the user on each major point.

The program dynamically modifies each student's learning sequence, based on the student's strengths and weaknesses. If a user is having difficulty with a major concept, he or she is presented with the information to be learned in a variety of reinforcing methods until mastery is achieved. Therefore, users who are not having problems move rapidly through the program; those that are having difficulty will move more slowly, but they will meet the minimum competency level needed to pass the examination upon successful completion of SMART 65™. We developed this learning approach by combining the most successful teaching techniques culled from 20 years of preparing students for the securities exams.

The learning material covers 300 concepts, arranged within the 4 major areas tested on the Series 65 exam. Each concept includes:

  • Practice questions with detailed explanations that not only explain which answer is correct, but also explain why the other answers are wrong for the more complex concepts
  • A Quick 65 summary - an easy-to-read condensation of the most important points tested

This exam covers a representative's knowledge of securities products, portfolio management strategies, economics and analysis, and all of the legal guidelines under which an adviser must operate (these are the Uniform Securities Act - State law covering investment advisers; NASAA rules - NASAA is the North American Securities Administrators Association, which is the group of State Administrators that enforces the Uniform Securities Act; as well as Federal laws on investment advisers). To expose the candidate to the extraordinary depth of possible questions on this exam, tests are drawn from a pool of over 5000 distinct questions.

Other key features are:

  • Mastery exams
    • Quizzes that test each of the 4 major areas
    • Finals, covering Economics and Analysis, Investment Vehicles, Investment Recommendations, and Legal Guidelines
    • Tests are weighted in the same manner as the material in the actual exam
  • Detailed feedback on areas needing additional study
  • Full text search capabilities through the Glossary and Quick 65
  • About the Test - tips for passing the exam

The content for SMART Interactive Web Training is constantly updated. Changes are added to the material as they become available. Try a Free Demo

PassPerfect Live Virtual Classes are designed for final review before an individual takes his or her licensing exam. These are web-delivered live interactive classes taught by seasoned instructors who know these exams. The classes are exam-focused, emphasizing the content that is most heavily tested and the content that is most difficult.

The key to any live class is the instructor. Our instructors have, on average, been doing this for 20 years. This means that they really know these exams inside and out and they also know how to teach the content so that it comes alive in class. Our instructors really care about their students, and stay available after each class session to work with students who need extra help, and to answer additional questions on a one-on-one basis.

A great class experience can make all the difference in being properly prepared for these difficult exams.

Please note: Students should enroll in a virtual class after they have substantially completed their studies using their recently purchased Pass Perfect materials. To receive the full benefit from virtual review, class should be scheduled close to the actual test date.

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Our level of experience and expertise is unmatched. Over the last 30 years we have successfully trained over 1,000,000 individuals for these exams.

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