Quest CE Announces the Approval of its Texas Annuity Training Course

MILWAUKEE – October 27, 2011 –Quest CE, premier provider of insurance continuing education and FINRA firm element training, is proud to offer their new, approved Texas Annuity Training course. House Bill (HB) 227 part of Texas Insurance Code (TIC) §1115.056 became effective September 1, 2011 requiring certification of those intending to sell annuities in the state of Texas.

Producers intending to sell annuity products in Texas that were licensed before September 1, 2011, must either receive the old certification course, that is only valid until March 2012, or take the approved four hour annuity training course. Producers who wish to sell annuity products, but were licensed on or after September 1, 2011, must take the four hour annuity training course to fulfill their licensing requirements.

Quest CE’s four hour Annuity Training Course has been approved by the Texas Department of Insurances by fulfilling the necessary producer requirements to sell annuities under Section 1115.056(b), as amended by HB 227. Quest CE also offers multiple courses to fulfill the eight hours of continuing education regarding annuities required in the TIC §4004.202  necessary for completion in a producer’s two year licensing process. Quest CE is the number one choice for state specific annuity training and continuing education courses.

For questions regarding the annuities training course or the requirement, please contact Quest CE at 877-593-3366 or e-mail


About Quest CE

Since 1986, Quest CE has built a reputation of being the premier provider of Compliance Education to the financial services industry. In addition to offering Providership Administration and insurance continuing education (CE) for professionals holding insurance licenses and professional designations like the CFP, CPA, CLE, CIMA and CLU/ChFC designations, Quest CE also provides a complete spectrum of compliance training solutions including the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) annually required Firm Element Training for registered representatives, On-demand Annual Compliance Meetings, Annual Compliance Questionnaires, Needs Analysis Surveys, Outside Business Activity Tracking, Gifts and Entertainment Tracking and Political Contributions Tracking.

With a client retention rate of 93% and a growth rate of over 770% since January 1, 2005, more and more people are discovering why Quest CE is the Next Generation of Compliance Training Solutions. Quest CE serves more than 350 leading insurance carriers, broker/dealers, banks, and other financial institutions. Quest CE is a privately held firm which allows us to quickly meet the ever-changing needs of our clients. Quest CE’s commitment is to provide advanced custom solutions at cost effective rates, while providing a level of service that greatly surpasses that of our competitors. Quest CE provides a single source solution for organizations training and compliance needs, saving you both time and money.