{ "instructor": { "name": "Rueben Martinez", "expertise": ["Stocks","Debt Securities","Investment Banking","Securities Markets","Taxes","Securities Analysis","Rules and Regulations","Investment Companies","Margin","Options","Limited partnerships","Municipal securities"], "short desc": "Rueben has trained and tutored hundreds of students for several FINRA and NASAA licensing exams for 20 years. He specializes in teaching classes for the Series 6, 7, 24, 63, 65, and 66 exams. He implements special techniques to make learning the information easier and to help people improve test taking skills.", "current position": "He and his partner, Steve Rice, the author of the original Series 7 for Dummies book, established Empire Stockbroker Training Institute in 1998 to instruct students from several brokerage firms. From 1998 through the present, Rueben has instructed classes for the Series 6, 7, 24, 63, 65, and 66. The classes have ranged in size from 10 to 60 people. Rueben has also privately tutored for all of the previous licenses as well as the Series 3, 4, 9, 10, 26, 27, 28, 53, and 79. In addition, Rueben has also provided training classes for the SEC in 2010, 2012, and 2013. Rueben has also trained in house classes at Prudential, Morgan Stanley, and Met Life.", "past positions": "Rueben was an in house instructor for Continental Broker-Dealer in Carle Place, NY from 1993-1998. He trained people for the Series 7 and 24 exams.", "education": ["None"] } }