Obtaining a Series 7 license will require many people to make an investment in their professional development. Your Series 7 license will empower you to conduct business in all general securities products. Many people who obtain a Series 7 license enjoy lucrative and successful careers. The good news is, for those who have to pay for it out of pocket, the costs are relatively low when compared to other types of training, certification and college expenses. Some employers pick up or reimburse the costs of training and the testing and registration fees. Even for these people many obtain additional resources such as additional test questions, books or videos to ensure they pass their exam. For those who have to pay all of the expenses out of pocket, it usually only costs a few hundred dollars for the testing and registration fees and the training materials. You will find that obtaining a Series 7 license opens many doors for you throughout your career.