I'm broke. Cheapest way to study for Series 65?

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Mar 12, 2015 4:24 pm

Background: I'm studying for my CFP currently. A few people in the industry have suggested that I study and pass the Series 65 to put my resume in a better light since I'm a career changer.



I'm also on a very tight budget. I've seen people recommending Kaplan but it costs $150+ -- what would you guys recommend?

 

I considered the Pass the 65 book but the author / publisher has a ton of fake positive 5-star reviews on Amazon (I went through each reviewer's profile, and they all only have 1 review -- and that's the Pass the 65 glowing review). That turned me off because I don't know how good the book is for sure.

 

Would using the free Investopedia study guide be advisable? I'm not sure how updated it is.

 

Thanks in advance guys!
Mar 12, 2015 5:25 pm

Take out a loan or make sacrifices to raise the funds needed to get good prep materials.

Mar 12, 2015 6:15 pm

duplicate submission

Mar 12, 2015 6:13 pm

you can actually go on investopedia..its free and actually writtten by the publisher of the Wiley Publishing Finra exam books so its legitimate information.
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