Series 26 Printed Materials


Package includes the printed text materials.



This course is required of anyone who will be supervising others who hold the Series 6 license. The Series 6 license is the minimum prerequisite. The topics covered in this course are:

  • Overview
  • Investment Company Regulations
  • Customer Accounts/Retirement Plans
  • Sales Supervision
  • Financial Responsibility

The text contains over 500 pages of material including over 1,000 questions.

FINRA exam preparation is provided in partnership with Passperfect® Associates.




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Study FAQ

Series 26 Study Tips

Series 26 FAQ's

  Series 26 Study Tips

Read each section - Review all questions and detailed explanations, continue this process throughout the chapters.

Study approximately 50 hours prior to the Series 26 exam.

Add some variety to your study process by using the online databank for a complete overview of all the topics learned

Score a minimum of 76-78% on all Series 26 quizzes and practice exams before moving to the next topic.

Utilize the Virtual Class recordings to reinforce the Series 26 topics.

Take regular breaks, about 15 minutes for 2 hours of study

For client support or instructor assistance with Series 26 call 800-795-5347 or email

  Series 26 FAQ's

How many questions are on the exam? 110 multiple choice questions, plus you should be prepared to see an additional 3 to 10 questions on your examination. These questions are “pre-test” type questions. You will be provided more time for these questions and the score from these questions are NOT counted against you.

How long is the exam? 2 hours 45 minutes.

How is the exam set up? You should anticipate a “bell-curve” exam. Which means the exam will start out at an easier level. As you progress through the exam, approaching the middle of the exam, test questions will become more difficult. As you near the end of the exam, questions will once again become easier.

How much time can I expect to spend on studies? You should plan on spending approximately 40 to 45 hours in study and 6 to 10 hours on final exams. Keir Educational Resources strongly recommends you complete the Series 26 study within a 3 to 5 week window.

Where do I take the Series 26 examination? The Series 26 examination is a proctored exam and must be taken at a qualified exam center. To locate the one nearest you, please see

Is there an examination fee for the Series 26? Yes, $100

Am I allowed to take a calculator into the exam center? No, however, the exam center will provide a calculator upon request.

Will I be allowed to take paper into the exam center? No, however, the exam center will provide scratch paper.

Do I have to be sponsored to take this examination? Yes

What is the required pass rate for the Series 26 examination? 70%

Are there pre-requisites? Yes, either Series 6 or Series 7.