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  • How to Calculate Pension Contribution Needed for a Property Purchase by a SIPP

    Posted by on June 9, 2020

    We recently did an article on using a SIPP to buy commercial property, which is a common area tested...

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  • Using a SIPP to Buy Property

    Posted by on May 26, 2020

    Small business owners with pension plans may be attracted to the idea of using their fund to buy a...

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  • 9 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Passing Your CII Written Exam

    Posted by on May 12, 2020

    With some written exams back on track for July and the rest in October, it’s time to think about...

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  • DOs and DON’Ts for the AF5 CII Exam

    Posted by on March 3, 2020

    In this article, we look at how to prepare for the CII AF5, the Financial Planning Process advanced paper.

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  • Our Post-Exam Review of the October 2019 CII AF5 Exam

    Posted by on January 2, 2020

    Now the CII has released the papers for the October exams, we can see how we did in our...

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  • The CII AF4 October 2019 Exam in Review

    Posted by on December 24, 2019

    It’s now time for us to turn our attention to the October CII AF4 exam. The following will be...

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  • The CII AF2 October 2019 Exam in Review

    Posted by on December 19, 2019

    Here, we look at the CII's AF2 (Business Financial Planning) exam paper from October to see what was tested...

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  • The CII AF1 October 2019 Exam in Review

    Posted by on December 12, 2019

    The CII have released their exam papers from the October sitting, so it’s time for us to see what...

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  • Our Post-Exam Review of the April 2019 CII AF5 Exam

    Posted by on July 4, 2019

    Now the CII have released the papers for the April exams, we can see how we did in our...

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  • The CII AF4 April 2019 Exam in Review

    Posted by on July 2, 2019

    We have reviewed each question of the April 2019 CII AF4 exam - reading this article will help you...

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  • The CII AF2 April 2019 Exam in Review

    Posted by on June 27, 2019

    Here, we look at the CII AF2 (Business Financial Planning) exam paper from April to see what was tested...

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  • The CII AF1 April 2019 Exam in Review

    Posted by on June 20, 2019

    The CII have released their exam papers from the April sitting, so it’s time for us to see what...

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  • How to Answer Factors-Type Questions on your CII AF Exam

    Posted by on February 26, 2019

    With some of the CII’s advanced papers, we have noticed that a particular style of question often appears, where...

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  • The CII AF4 October 2018 Exam in Review

    Posted by on January 17, 2019

    It’s now time for us to turn our attention to the October 2018 CII AF4 exam. The following will be...

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  • The CII AF2 October 2018 Exam in Review

    Posted by on January 15, 2019

    It’s the turn of AF2 the Business Financial Planning module and the scrutiny of the October exam paper. This...

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