The SIE exam is an entry level exam for individuals looking to enter the financial services industry. The exam covers many topics and is grouped into 4 main categories on the exam:
The SIE exam was created to help remove duplicate content that was on other finance exams. Candidates no longer have to be associated with a financial firm to take the SIE exam, which is a big plus for many candidates.
Once you take and pass the SIE exam, you will be able to take other "top-off" exams such as the series 7 exam.