Achievable Podcast - FINRA SIE and Finance Career Tips
Achievable Podcast #4 - Deep dive into finance roles: buy side vs. sell side

Achievable Podcast #4 - Deep dive into finance roles: buy side vs. sell side

August 12, 2019

Want to work in finance but don't know where to start? We're here to help. In this podcast, we walk you through the two main 'sides' of finance, the buy side and the sell side, as well as which roles fall into each category and what kind of work they entail. Brandon Rith, formerly a Licensing Instructor at Fidelity for over a decade, shares his knowledge of Investment Banking (IB), Private Equity (PE), asset management firms, and hedge funds.

Achievable Podcast #3 - What’s on the SIE Exam

Achievable Podcast #3 - What’s on the SIE Exam

June 16, 2019

Get a full walk-through of the FINRA SIE Exam on this podcast with Brandon Rith. Brandon, founder of FINRA tutoring firm Basic Wisdom and Achievable's FINRA Expert, outlines his experience taking the FINRA SIE practice exam and combines what he sees in this practice exam with his knowledge of the material as an instructor. The result is a great overview of the FINRA SIE from first-hand experience.

Achievable Podcast #2 - The Hiring Process of Top Financial Firms

Achievable Podcast #2 - The Hiring Process of Top Financial Firms

April 14, 2019

Are you interested in working at a top financial firm like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, or Fidelity Investments? In this podcast, we go through job search best practices before digging into the hiring process of Fortune 500 financial firms. Brandon Rith, formerly a Licensing Instructor at Fidelity for over a decade, gives you an inside look at what these firms are looking for and how to maximize your chances for a job offer.

Achievable Podcast #1 - What’s the FINRA SIE?

Achievable Podcast #1 - What’s the FINRA SIE?

March 20, 2019

Welcome to our first episode of the Achievable Podcast! In this podcast, we're going to focus on helping you launch your career in finance, covering things like interview tips, hiring trends, and the FINRA exams, notably the FINRA SIE Exam.

I am joined by Brandon Rith, Founder of Basic Wisdom and Achievable's FINRA Expert. In this episode, we go over the basics: what is the FINRA SIE Exam, how hard is the SIE, and what jobs can the SIE help you get?