Series 66 Exam Prep

The most efficient flashcards for the Series 66 exam, based on thousands of past exam questions.

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To pass the Series 66 exam and become a qualified investment advisor representative or securities agent, you need to memorize a considerable number of securities products, suitability issues, and analysis tools, as well as state securities laws. And the best possible study tool for the job is Brainscape’s premade digital flashcards for the Series 66 exam!

How to study for the Series 66

The Series 66 exam is a 100-question test that is split between securities products and investment analysis, rules, and regulations. Specifically, the law portion of the Series 66 exam accounts for 45 questions (45% of the test), while all the product knowledge makes up the remaining 55 questions (55% of the test).

One of the main challenges of taking on the Series 66 exam is that all of the possible product information you need to be familiar with is tested in only 55 questions.This makes the product portion of the exam extremely variable as you never quite know what topic or detail is going to appear. For example, you might see zero questions on options and municipal bonds or you might see two or three questions on each.

Therefore, even though you may be least familiar with the law information when beginning to prepare for the exam, mastering the rules and regulations is a worthwhile study investment as there is more certainty on what will be tested within that section.

The best series 66 flashcards

With this in mind, Brainscape, together with Knopman Marks, a leader in exam preparation with the highest pass rates in the industry, curated these adaptive, digital flashcards as a study tool to help you ace your Series 66 exam.

Organized into the following decks, these flashcards will allow you to drill down and memorize all of the relevant state and federal laws, while simultaneously providing a broad-based, but also in-depth coverage of all of the products and investment analysis tools that you need to be familiar with:

  • Deck 1: USA, Broker-Dealers & Agents
  • Deck 2: Investment Advisers & Ethics
  • Deck 3: Equity & Fixed Income
  • Deck 4: Investment Companies, Insurance Products & Derivatives
  • Deck 5: Trading Equities & Retirement Plans
  • Deck 6: Securities Analysis, Taxation & Federal Law

The Knopman Marks content combined with Brainscape’s Confidence-Based Repetition study algorithm are perfectly designed to help you to memorize, as well as comprehend and retain the testable information.

(To be used in conjunction with a textbook, course, and practice questions. Also, for the Series 66, it is essential to return to the book when reviewing practice questions so that you get exposed to most of the testable topics at least twice.)

Brainscape helps you learn faster and remember for longer

The brain is hardwired to learn and remember information a certain way. The Brainscape™ flashcard app was born out of the question: what if we leveraged this hardwiring to help students learn more efficiently? Fueled by curiosity, our team of cognitive scientists from Columbia and Yale spent years developing a scientifically optimized learning platform to boost your learning.

Our "secret sauce" is a learning algorithm that delivers information to your brain in a way that optimizes its ability to retain that information. And it’s the spaced repetition of Series 66 content at precisely the right interval for YOUR brain that makes Brainscape so effective for remembering the facts.

With Brainscape’s Series 66 prep course, you get:

  • Expert content provided by Knopman Marks covering all essential components of the Series 66 exam.
  • Over 800 flashcards divided into 6 decks.
  • Ongoing feedback, statistics, and visualization tools to help you track your progress.
  • A carefully tailored curriculum that builds on previous concepts and guides you from definition to legal analysis.
  • In-sync studying across Brainscape’s website and all your iOS and Android devices.

Now go crush the Series 66 exam!

Decks in this class (6)

1 - USA, Broker-Dealers & Agents
This deck focuses on the registration requirements for broker-dealers and agents, as well as the process for state security registration, including defining a security, registration via qualification and coordination, and exemptions from state registration.
46  cards
2 - Investment Advisers & Ethics
This deck focuses on the registration requirements for investment advisers and investment adviser representatives, as well as rules and regulations that detail how securities professionals can conduct themselves in a just and ethical manner.
104  cards
3 - Equity & Fixed Income
This deck focuses on the characteristics and features of both debt and equity securities.
105  cards
4 - Investment Companies, Insurance Products & Derivatives
This deck focuses on investment company products, insurance products, including annuities and life insurance, as well as derivatives, such as options, forwards, and futures.
297  cards
5 - Trading Equities & Retirement Plans
This deck focuses on equity trading as well as tax-advantaged accounts, including corporate and individual retirement plans as well as education plans.
154  cards
6 - Securities Analysis, Taxation & Federal Law
This deck focuses on tax implications for investing and gifting, federal regulations, as well as quantitative analysis and investment risks.
189  cards

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