- The study guide contains seven chapters that parallel the content of the exams
- Each chapter includes review questions and provides the core knowledge necessary to pass the exams
- The associated test–prep Web course provides sample test questions and tips that will help you get a better feel for the actual exams
Filled with in–depth insight and expert guidance, the Boston Institute of Finance Mutual Fund Advisor Course is the only guide you′ll need to pass the Series 6 and Series 63 exams.
Series 6 Test Preparation.
1. Investment Securities.
Money and Capital Markets.
Yield on Common Stock.
Other Types of Corporate Bonds.
Zero Coupon Bonds.
Order of Payment–Corporate Liquidation.
Interest rate Risk.
Collateralized Mortgage Obligations (CMO′s).
Interest Rates and Bond Concepts.
U.S. Government Securities.
Money Market Instruments.
Negotiable Certificates of Deposit.
Inter–Bank Market for Foreign Currencies.
2. Securities Markets.
Types of Investment Risk.
Suitability and Risk Factors.
3. Open‑End Investment Companies.
Types of Funds.
Classes of Shares.
Mutual Fund Accounts.
Distributions by Funds.
Taxation of Mutual Funds.
Mutual Fund Expenses.
Comparison ‑ Open‑End vs. Closed‑End Funds.
Additional Concepts ‑ Investment Companies.
4. Regulation of Investment Companies
Face Amount Certificate Companies.
Rights of Accumulation.
Advertising by Funds.
Mutual Fund Sales Literature.
Dollar Cost Averaging.
NASD Rules Concerning Investment Companies.
Mutual Fund Sales by Banks.
Additional Concepts ‑ Investment Company Regulations.
5. Variable Annuities and Retirement Plans.
Additional Concepts ‑ Variable Annuities.
Variable Life Insurance.
Main Points ‑ Variable Life Insurance Contracts.
Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
Individual Retirement Accounts.
Simplified Employee Pension Plan (SEP).
Pension and Profit Sharing Plans.
6. NASD Rules and Regulations.
Certificate of Incorporation.
By‑Laws of the NASD.
Recommendations Made to Customers.
Private Securities Transactions.
Prompt Receipt and Delivery of Securities.
NASD Hot Issue Rules.
Charges for Services.
Dealing with Non‑Members.
Other Provisions of NASD Rules.
NASD Code of Procedure.
Uniform Practice Code.
Confirmations or Comparisons.
Good Delivery of Securities.
Trade Date and Settlement Date.
Investment Companies and NASD Rules of Fair Practice.
7. Federal and State Regulations.
The Securities Act of 1933.
Exempted Securities Under the 1933 Act.
Red Herring Prospectus.
Effective Date of Registration Statement.
Liabilities Under the 1933 Act.
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970.
State Securities Laws.
Uniform Gifts/Transfer to Minors Act.
Series 6 Final Exam.
Additional Practice Questions 1, 2 and 3.
Series 63 Test Prep.
Series 63 Questions and Answer Explanations.