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Center for Futures Education, Inc. has been providing futures training courses and self-study materials for more than 30 years. Our customers find that we have high-quality, well-written material that is easy to understand and teaches you what you need to know for your exam, or for basic trading techniques. We offer courses to prepare you for the NFA Series 3 exam and Series 34 exam, as well as the Series 30 exam and Series 31 exam. We also offer flexible-length Futures Ethics Training that lets you document your initial or periodic training for purposes of NFA audits. Training in Anti-Money Laundering regulations is also offered.

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FREE: telephone/e-mail/Skype tutoring service for our students. Many of our courses are offered in a print version, as well as an online version. Combo packs can be purchased for greater value.


The Center now offers a line of Securities Training Materials! From the Securities Industry Essentials Exam to Series 7 Exam Preparation, we can put you on the path to success. For Series 6 and Series 65 Exam preparation, we have what it takes. If it's the Series 66 or Series 63 you need, we're here to help. And Series 99 is also in our offerings. Check out how the Center can help you with your securities licensing preparation!


NFA Adds Questions to Annual Questionnaire regarding Virtual Currency and Micro Contracts

All CPOs, CTAs, FCMs, FDMs, and IBs must update their Annual Questionnaires for newly added questions regarding spot/physical virtual currency, virtual currency derivative, and micro contract transactions. Failure to do so may be cause for additional inquiries from NFA.

NFA Extends Relief from On-Site Annual Inspections

NFA Notice I-20-35 provided relief from on-site annual inspections of branch offices and guaranteed IBs through December 31, 2020. This relief has been extended through December 31, 2021, allowing firms to conduct these inspections remotely, and if its risk assessment so indicates, in 2022, as well.

FinCEN issues AML/CFT Priorities and updates FATF-identified Jurisictions with "Deficiencies"

On June 30, 2021, FinCEN issued AML/CFT priorities. Regulations regarding these priorities will be promulgated within 180 days. The priorities include: corruption, fraud, cybercrime, drug trafficking, human trafficking and smuggling, transnational criminal organizations, terrorist financing (domestic and foreign), and proliferation financing. For more information about these priorities, click here. On July 1, 2021, FinCEN reissued a list of jurisdictions that it fins deficient in regard to strategic AML/CFT precautions. For more information on jurisdictions, click here.