What are the steps to becomcing a Financial Advisor? How long does it take? How much does it cost?

I know Series 'X' exams are involved. What are th associated exams? What is you don't have a Finance Degree, but still a degree? How can you get spnsored to take the exam, if you dont already have a finance job (which techinally you can't get if you don't have a background in Finance and haven't taken on e of those exams)?

Asked By: Mutou Kazuki - 7/12/2007
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Well, you definitely need to know finance. If you don't, good luck finding people who will trust you... More
Answered By: Ron - 7/12/2007
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To be an advisor, you don't even need a degree (unless you want to be certified [CFP]). If you need to find a sponsor for the exams, insurance companies (Northwestern Mutual, AIG, etc) will be the easiest to get hired at without experience. They will sponsor you for the Life, Accident and Health Risk Management Exam... More
Answered By: Matt - 7/12/2007
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