Licensing and Qualifications

FINRA SERIES 6, 7, 22, 63, 65, 66

Securities professionals must pass qualifying exams administered by FINRA to demonstrate their competence in the particular securities activities in which they will work including FINRA rules, securities industry and its regulatory structure.

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority: http://www.finra.org/industry/qualification-exams

 

LIFE, HEALTH AND VARIABLE ANNUITY 2-15 LICENSE

Agent licensees can sell a variety of products such as life insurance, health insurance, Medicare supplements, HMO, Home Health Care, Managed Care and longterm care policies.

The Florida Department of Financial Services: https://www.myfloridacfo.com/division/agents/licensure/general/

 

AIF®: ACCREDITED INVESTMENT FIDUCIARY®

The AIF® designation represents a thorough knowledge of and ability to apply the fiduciary standard of care with the knowledge and tools to serve their clients’ best interests.

https://www.fi360.com/

 

FSCP®: FINANCIAL SERVICES CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL®

The FSCP® designation can be earned by advisors who pass a rigorous program designed to help advisors understand client needs in a comprehensive manner rather than directly selling product without due diligence.

The American College: www.theamericancollege.edu

 

CLU®: CHARTERED LIFE UNDERWRITER®

The CLU® represents the pinnacle in insurance expertise. Eight rigorous courses prepare advisors to specialize in subjects such as life insurance, planning for business owners and professionals, estate planning, investments, law, health insurance and more.

The American College: www.theamericancollege.edu

 

CRPS®: CERTIFIED RETIREMENT PLAN SPECIALIST®

As retirement plan options evolve and tax complexities increase, many companies seek professional plan administrators to design, install and maintain their company retirement plans. The CRPS® designation is the industry benchmark for retirement plan creation and maintenance.

College for Financial Planning: https://www.cffp.edu/CRPS/

 

CHFC®: CHARTERED FINANCIAL CONSULTANT®

Considered one of the most comprehensive planning designation available today, the ChFC® professional has taken an eight-course curriculum, including that for CFP® certification, and gained specialized knowledge in subjects such as the financial system in the economy, financial planning applications, practical estate planning, or additional study in retirement issues.

The American College: www.theamericancollege.edu

 

MSFS: MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

The MSFS® is an accredited degree program that provides the advisor the tools needed to analyze, plan and implement integrated financial and life strategies. Degree holders gain a better understanding of how to work with business owners to develop compensation, succession planning and retirement strategies.

The American College: www.theamericancollege.edu

 

MSM: MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT

The MSM is an accredited Master’s degree program emphasizing in using leadership concepts to ethically lead the organization, drive managerial processes and systems and leader development.

The American College: www.theamericancollege.edu