Series 6 Exam Prep Training Course & Study Materials

Series 6 top-off prelicensing program

FINRA Series 6 Representative Level Qualification Exam Prep

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We offer flexible solutions and packages for every learning preference, specifically designed to help candidates pass their Series 6 Rep Level exam. Our training provides a variety of helpful study tools that prepares candidates for success.


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What is the Series 6 Top-Off exam and what will it do?

The Series 6 exam is designed to assess the competency of entry-level Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representatives and is administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). The Series 6 exam seeks to measure the degree to which each candidate possesses the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the critical functions of an Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative. In order to obtain registration as an Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representatives, candidates must pass both the Series 6 exam and a general knowledge co-requisite, the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam. For more information about the Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative registration category, see FINRA Rule 1220(b)(7).

About the Series 6 Rep Level Exam

What are the topics covered on the Series 6 Rep Level Exam?

The Series 6 Rep Level exam is broken down into four parts (by job function). These topics include: 

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Seeks Business for the Broker-Dealer from Customers and Potential Customers

Opens Accounts After Obtaining and Evaluating Customers’ Financial Profile and Investment Objectives


Provides Customers with Information About Investments, Makes Suitable Recommendations, Transfers Assets and Maintains Appropriate Records


Obtains and Verifies Customers’ Purchase and Sales Instructions; Processes, Completes and Confirms Transactions

Additional Series 6 Study Materials

ExamFX offers candidates all the study materials they need to be successful in passing their qualification exam. In addition to our online learning platform, we offer printed study materials that help candidates throughout their learning. Our Study Guide and Tip Sheets can easily be added to any package during checkout.

ExamFX Series 6 packages include unlimited practice exams, designed to the simulate qualification exam. Learn more about these additional study materials by clicking below.


FINRA Series 6 Rep Level Exam Details

The Series 6 Rep Level exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions. Candidates will be given 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete the exam and must achieve a 70% to pass. The cost of the exam is $40.

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Series 6 FAQ

Is the Series 6 exam difficult?
The Series 6 exam could be considered difficult since it only has a pass rate of 59%. Preparation is key — give yourself an appropriate amount of time to prepare and follow a solid study plan.
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How do I study for my Series 6 license?
You’ll want to have a good basic knowledge of mutual funds, insurance products, securities and tax regulations, retirement plans, and variable annuities before taking your Series 6 exam. Plan to prepare for at least a month using study guides and other training tools, like those available from ExamFX.
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What to expect on Series 6 exam?
The Series 6 exam contains 50 questions. You have 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete. Material can be broken down into four sections related to the main job functions of an investment company and variable contracts products representative. Each section represents a certain percentage of the testable material. Learn more about each section by clicking below.
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What is the ExamFX Readiness Exam?

ExamFX is so confident in our training program that we guarantee users who successfully complete the Readiness Exam will pass their licensing exam on their first attempt! If you do not pass your licensing exam within three days after scoring 80% or higher on the Readiness Exam, we will refund the cost of your course. It is that simple. Some restrictions may apply.