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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!


FINRA Announces Increase in Proficiency Examination Fees for 2023

On January 1, 2023, fee increases for taking Futures Proficiency Exams will increase to the following levels: Series 3 $140; Series 30 $90; Series 31 $90, Series 32 $90; and Series 34 $90.

Reminder for CPOs to make Compliance Rule 2-50 filings

When events affect a CPO's ability to comply with its obligations to participants, Compliance Rule 2-50 requires the CPO to file any required notices identifying affected pools and applicable sub-sections of Rule 2-50. Notices must be filed online with NFA's EasyFile Extensions and Notice Filings.

NFA Extends Relief from On-Site Annual Inspections for Branch Offices and Guaranteed IBs

NFA is extending the relief provided in 2020 and 2021 (Notices 1-20-35 and 1-21-25), which provides for remote inspections through the end of 2022. In addition, if the Member's risk assessment in a 2022 remote examination indicates that it is appropriate (also considering when an on-site inspection was last made), the Member may still conduct a remote examination in 2023.