In case you don't want to go through all that, know that you can work for a bank (Evolve, Prime Lending, Wells Fargo etc) without a license...and the way our government is working against us, banks will be the only place left to work.
Gone are the days of 3 points yield spread and 1 point origination. Now, loans pay up to 1.25% of the loan amount. It's mostly based on volume, in most cases (the percent paid).
I'm having to do hard money lending to pay the bills and I've recently added financial planning (we're always looking for people interested in learning about money).
I'm not trying to talk you out of it, just letting you know that the grass is not greener on the other side.