You will need, at the very least, a bachelor's degree in a related field, and may possibly need a graduate degree as well, depending on the employer. An MBA helps teach you the 427 vocab words that are "must know." You will also probably need to become licensed—the type of license and extent to which you need to become licensed vary on the products you buy or sell. They generally live inside of the Financial Series Exams which we proudly offer here at Shmoop Global Headquarters. Employers will also insist that you take an exam to become certified, which shouldn't be a problem for you, as your entire family has always argued that you are quite certifiable.