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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.

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Futures Proficiency Exams Offered via Remote Online Testing

Effective immediately, Series 3, Series 30, Series 31, Series 32, and Series 34 Exams may be taken either at a local testing center or remotely in a proctored online test. For remote exams, a webcam-equipped computer is required. There are technical and remote environment requirements that can be viewed on FINRA's website here. Online testing requirements and appointment scheduling information are available here. NOTE: NFA's Swaps Proficiency Requirements are not affected.

February 2020 issue of NFA's Investor Newsletter now available

Upcoming Investor Events, Investor Education, and Recent Enforcement Actions are included in the latest quarterly issue intended to keep investors current with industry information. For recent issues, click here.

NFA's Swaps Proficiency Requirements now available online

The effective date for Swaps Proficiency Requirements is January 31, 2020. Anyone wanting to engage in swaps activity will be required to meet NFA's Swaps Proficiency Requirements to be approved as a swap AP at an FCM, IB, CPO or CTA Member or an AP at an SD. Online enrollment must take place by January 31, 2021, and continued approval as a swap AP will be dependent on meeting the Swaps Proficiency Requirements. For more information about who must meet these requirements, see Notice to Members I-19-09.